Press Release by Right Stuf
GRIMES, Iowa – Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and Nozomi Entertainment are pleased to announce the launch of gasaraki.rightstuf.com (http://gasaraki.rightstuf.com) – the official series site for the Gasaraki Complete Series DVD Collection, which will be available on February 7, 2012.
At gasaraki.rightstuf.com, visitors will be able to:
- Watch the new series trailer;
- Download seven pages of interviews with Director RyousukeTakahashi (creator, Votoms), Assistant Director Goro Taniguchi(creator, Code Geass), and Mechanical Designer Yutaka Izubuchi(creator, RahXephon).
- Read the latest news about the upcoming release; and
- View screenshots for the series, as well as its packaging.
The Gasaraki Complete Series DVD Collection will contain the entire 25-episode television series, housed in a single keepcase, and feature the previously released English-language dub, Japanese audio, and removable English subtitles and on-screen translations. On-disc extras will include the series’ multiple opening and closing sequences, plus behind-the-scenes footage.
Combining mecha and political intrigue with mysticism, Gasaraki is a 25-episode television series created and directed by Ryousuke Takahashi (Armored Trooper Votoms, Blue Gender, GaoGaiGar, Phoenix). It features planning and production by Sunrise (Mobile Suit Gundam, Dirty Pair, Cowboy Bebop), as well as direction by Goro Taniguchi (Code Geass, Planetes) and mechanical designs by Yutaka Izubuchi (RahXephon, Patlabor) and Shinji Aramaki (Appleseed, Bubblegum Crisis, Megazone 23).
“A show that’s very complex and doesn’t give out easy answers... Excellent stuff here, highly recommended.” - Chris Beveridge, AnimeOnDVD.com
Visit gasaraki.rightstuf.com for more about Gasaraki and to pre-order the DVD set.
About GASARAKI The flames of war are fanned in the Middle East, as two secretive forces unleash their latest weapons of mass destruction. But in a world where giant robots are real, the most dangerous weapon of all lies buried within a human mind. Yushiro, the fourth son of the mysterious and powerful Gowa family, finds himself at the center of events that may change the future of mankind forever! Contains the complete, 25-episode TV series.
ABOUT RIGHT STUF, INC. Currently celebrating its 24th year in business, Right Stuf, Inc. was one of the first players in the U.S. Japanese Animation ("anime") industry, as both an anime producer/distributor and a retailer. Right Stuf works to promote knowledge of its own products, as well as the anime and manga industry, in general, through its online storefront at RightStuf.com and a variety of media including podcasts and special publications.
Nozomi Entertainment, Right Stuf’s production division, is dedicated to the highest quality releases. True to the Japanese word that inspired its name, Nozomi’s focus is on “what fans want.” By focusing on a limited number of anime properties each year, the Nozomi production team ensures each release receives the care and attention to detail it deserves.
From anime classics like Astro Boy, Kimba and Gigantor to modern comedies, dramas and favorites such as The Irresponsible Captain Tylor, His and Her Circumstances, Gravitation, Ninja Nonsense, The Third: The Girl With the Blue Eye, Emma: A Victorian Romance, Maria Watches Over Us, ARIA, Gakuen Alice, Rental Magica, Dirty Pair, Junjo Romantica and Revolutionary Girl Utena, Right Stuf and Nozomi Entertainment produce quality programming for fans of all ages and interests. For more information, visit www.rightstuf.com and www.nozomient.com.