Best Anime Deals

Best Blu-ray Movie Deals, See All the Deals »
Top deals | New deals  
 All countries United States United Kingdom Canada Germany France Spain Italy Australia Japan
The Big O: Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
$52.99
4 hrs ago
High School DxD Hero: Season 4 (Blu-ray)
$38.99
 
Hellsing Ultimate: The Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
$41.99
 
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Set 3 - Stardust Crusaders Battle in Egypt (Blu-ray)
$41.99
 
Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory (Blu-ray)
$50.99
 
DARLING in the FRANXX: Part One (Blu-ray)
$50.99
 
Patlabor the Mobile Police: Ultimate Collection (Blu-ray)
$56.99
 
Star Blazers 2202: Space Battleship Yamato  Part One (Blu-ray)
$50.99
 
Hunter  Hunter: Volume 5 (Blu-ray)
$29.99
 
Attack on Titan: Season 3 Part 1 (Blu-ray)
$39.79
 
My Hero Academia: Season Three Part One (Blu-ray)
$50.99
 
Orphen: Complete Collection SD (Blu-ray)
$33.19
18 hrs ago
What's your next favorite movie?
Join our movie community to find out


Image from: Life of Pi (2012)

Go Back   Blu-ray Forum > Movies > Anime


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-02-2015, 10:22 PM   #1
Nostalgic Twilight Nostalgic Twilight is online now
Blu-ray Guru
 
Nostalgic Twilight's Avatar
 
Jan 2015
USA
436
390
20
Default Sentai Filmworks Adds Legend of the Galactic Heroes



Sentai Shop exclusive:
https://shop.sentaifilmworks.com/pro...remium-box-set

Stock Counter
This is provided courtesy of klasma.

Quote:
LIMITED QUANTITIES* Only 1000 Copies Available!
*Our premium box sets are exclusive and limited to a set number so be sure to get your hands on this limited edition release before it's gone!!

For over one hundred and fifty years, the Galactic Empire and the Free Planets Alliance have been at war. Despite millions of lives expended and planets laid to waste, neither side has scored a final, decisive victory. However, in the vastness of space, the power of a fighting force is only as effective as the mind behind it. In the Empire, that mind belongs to rising star Reinhard von Lohengramm, a young, upstart, strategic genius with his own agenda. Standing against him, is the Alliance’s own rising wunderkind, Yang Wen-li, a historian whose tactical brilliance catapults him into the Alliance vanguard. As a game of chess is played across the universe with millions of living pieces, fleets will burn and entire armies will fall in one the most acclaimed masterpieces in the history of anime, LEGEND OF THE GALACTIC HEROES!

Included in this release:

Legend of the Galactic Heroes - 110 Episodes
Legend of the Galactic Heroes Gaiden - 52 Episodes
Film 1 - "My Conquest is the Sea of Stars"
Film 2 - "Overture to a New War"
Film 3 - "Golden Wings"
Original press release:

Quote:
HOUSTON, JULY 9, 2015
There are big releases and huge releases, but Sentai Filmworks goes above and beyond to make the impossible possible with the acquisition of one of anime’s most renowned and sought after sagas: the mega-epic LEGEND OF THE GALACTIC HEROES! Originally launched as an OVA series, the initial set would continue for an incredible 110 episodes before the sprawling storyline, which documents interstellar war on a galactic scale and from multiple viewpoints, began to spin off a dizzying array of sequels, side stories and remakes.



Mirroring the story’s central thread of warriors learning by trial of fire, LEGEND OF THE GALACTIC HEROES has served as the proving grounds for so many up and coming animation legends that it would require pages to list them all. However, few stars shine as brightly as those of the steady hands of the commanders who launched the series: legendary director Noboru Ishiguru, who created the transforming mecha genre with his legendary Super Dimension Fortress Macross, gave birth to the OVA with Megazone 23, and guided the voyages of Space Battleship Yamato and many other classics, and animation production house Kitty, whose other gifts to anime include such classics as Ranma , Ninja Scroll (TV), Urusei Yatsura, Yawara! and Maison Ikkoku.



LEGEND OF THE GALACTIC HEROES will be available through select digital outlets with a home video release to follow.
https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/new...i-anime/.89987

Last edited by Nostalgic Twilight; 07-07-2018 at 04:26 PM. Reason: Added release info and link.
  Reply With Quote
Thanks given by:
CommanderShiro (07-02-2015), Lionel Horsepackage (01-22-2017), Naiera (07-02-2015)
Old 07-02-2015, 10:24 PM   #2
Naiera Naiera is offline
Banned
 
Jun 2012
Denmark
9
20
Default

Da fuq?
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-02-2015, 10:24 PM   #3
Nostalgic Twilight Nostalgic Twilight is online now
Blu-ray Guru
 
Nostalgic Twilight's Avatar
 
Jan 2015
USA
436
390
20
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Naiera View Post
Da fuq?
You're awake, that's all I can say.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-02-2015, 10:27 PM   #4
CommanderShiro CommanderShiro is offline
Senior Member
 
CommanderShiro's Avatar
 
Mar 2013
Florida
1
666
127
Default

Wow! Didn't expect this to ever get released. Need to prepare my wallet now.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-02-2015, 10:37 PM   #5
Thomas Guycott Thomas Guycott is offline
Blu-ray Ninja
 
Thomas Guycott's Avatar
 
Feb 2012
USA
1
398
2
Default

Cross another holy grail off the list.

Last edited by Thomas Guycott; 07-02-2015 at 10:43 PM.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-02-2015, 10:55 PM   #6
Naiera Naiera is offline
Banned
 
Jun 2012
Denmark
9
20
Default

I've seen Touch so I guess it's more or less down to Macross now.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-03-2015, 01:04 AM   #7
MOONPHASE MOONPHASE is online now
Blu-ray Baron
 
MOONPHASE's Avatar
 
Jun 2007
California
334
749
19
Default

I do like this news, but that article also mentions having both Seasons of Higurashi as well as the OVA being licensed which makes me quite happy. Always dislike when a series is incomplete when brought over to America, so this kind of news is always welcoming.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-03-2015, 01:12 AM   #8
Harlock415 Harlock415 is offline
Blu-ray Guru
 
Harlock415's Avatar
 
Jun 2009
167
2438
285
Send a message via ICQ to Harlock415 Send a message via AIM to Harlock415 Send a message via Yahoo to Harlock415
Default



This is going to require its own credit card.

What is the difference between Higarushi When The Cry and Uimeko When They Cry?

Last edited by Harlock415; 07-03-2015 at 01:17 AM.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-03-2015, 01:23 AM   #9
Thomas Guycott Thomas Guycott is offline
Blu-ray Ninja
 
Thomas Guycott's Avatar
 
Feb 2012
USA
1
398
2
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by MOONPHASE View Post
I do like this news, but that article also mentions having both Seasons of Higurashi as well as the OVA being licensed which makes me quite happy. Always dislike when a series is incomplete when brought over to America, so this kind of news is always welcoming.
Then start your own thread about it. This is the LotGH thread.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-03-2015, 03:13 AM   #10
Jim Purcell Jim Purcell is offline
Special Member
 
Jim Purcell's Avatar
 
Apr 2010
9
847
134
Default

*slowly removes sunglasses from face*

My. God.
  Reply With Quote
Thanks given by:
Lionel Horsepackage (11-30-2015)
Old 07-03-2015, 04:45 AM   #11
neoz neoz is offline
Moderator
 
neoz's Avatar
 
Dec 2009
10
1584
7
81
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jim Purcell View Post
*slowly removes sunglasses from face*

My. God.



  Reply With Quote
Thanks given by:
BigOnAnime (07-03-2015), Lionel Horsepackage (11-30-2015), Thomas Guycott (07-03-2015)
Old 07-03-2015, 04:50 AM   #12
kk1 kk1 is offline
Blu-ray Guru
 
kk1's Avatar
 
May 2015
584
Default

Remember hearing about this years ago but never saw any of it (or did I?...hmmm) is it that good?
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-03-2015, 06:18 AM   #13
BigOnAnime BigOnAnime is offline
Blu-ray Guru
 
BigOnAnime's Avatar
 
Mar 2015
Minnesota, USA
3
207
258
Default

This is how blown away by this announcement I am.

Seriously, just HOW?! DLW himself a few years ago at a convention even admitted that it wasn't financially viable. Companies have tried for decades and failed every single time. The magnitude of this announcement is just absolutely enormous.

On another note, it's worth noting the JPBD's are unfortunately just upscales. Curious if they have DVD or BD rights. If it's the former it's not a massive loss for me, just glad the damn show is finally licensed.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-03-2015, 07:00 AM   #14
MOONPHASE MOONPHASE is online now
Blu-ray Baron
 
MOONPHASE's Avatar
 
Jun 2007
California
334
749
19
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Harlock415 View Post


This is going to require its own credit card.

What is the difference between Higarushi When The Cry and Uimeko When They Cry?
Same Creator. Same universe. But 2 different mysteries. 1 takes place on a small village and the other takes place in a family's mansion on a small island where a family gathering goes wrong during a pretty bad storm.

So basically 2 completely different stories set in the same universe.

Umineko needs a 2nd Season badly. Higurashi however you get the whole story or at least all of the important stuff. Both series have their Questions Arcs and Answers Arc, but Umineko's Anime was left with only the Questions Arcs of the story without the Answers. So wouldn't know the whole mystery unless you either play the games that it is based on, or other ways the story is told on like maybe manga.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-03-2015, 01:22 PM   #15
llj llj is offline
Power Member
 
llj's Avatar
 
Sep 2012
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by kk1 View Post
Remember hearing about this years ago but never saw any of it (or did I?...hmmm) is it that good?
It has the same reputation as Rose of Versailles did before that finally got licensed.

It's one of the most important anime shows of all time. Whether it is "good" or not relative to one's tastes is subjective of course.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-03-2015, 04:29 PM   #16
CouncilSpectre CouncilSpectre is offline
Blu-ray Champion
 
CouncilSpectre's Avatar
 
Apr 2013
United Kingdom
122
4444
1209
9
24
Default

Christ, I never saw this one coming!

I'll be all over this one
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-03-2015, 04:54 PM   #17
Herry Dunston Herry Dunston is offline
Blu-ray Guru
 
Herry Dunston's Avatar
 
Apr 2011
The hurricane state
2
234
83
1
31
Default

AFAIC, this is a quality space opera that still holds up pretty well today. People who love Game of Thrones can easily jump into this sci-fi variant with equal amount of political dissent and unpredictable twists.

I'm glad with whatever format this series will be released. Now if only someone can make Harmony Gold budge so the world can be exposed to all the Macross shows. Macross Delta is forthcoming, and we shouldn't miss that one at least.
  Reply With Quote
Thanks given by:
Gouki (04-02-2018), Naiera (07-03-2015)
Old 07-03-2015, 06:18 PM   #18
Raif79 Raif79 is offline
Member
 
Raif79's Avatar
 
Apr 2014
Florida
55
822
1
Default

Time to take out a home equity loan! I'm not even going to speculate on quality. I just want this, no questions asked.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-03-2015, 06:52 PM   #19
CouncilSpectre CouncilSpectre is offline
Blu-ray Champion
 
CouncilSpectre's Avatar
 
Apr 2013
United Kingdom
122
4444
1209
9
24
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Herry Dunston View Post
Now if only someone can make Harmony Gold budge so the world can be exposed to all the Macross shows. Macross Delta is forthcoming, and we shouldn't miss that one at least.
If my loathing for HG could be harnessed as a power source then it would likely exceed the output of the sun.

I'm hoping that future Macross projects include English subs. Although HG would likely try and stake a claim to the English language itself....
  Reply With Quote
Thanks given by:
Gouki (04-02-2018)
Old 07-03-2015, 08:02 PM   #20
Harlock415 Harlock415 is offline
Blu-ray Guru
 
Harlock415's Avatar
 
Jun 2009
167
2438
285
Send a message via ICQ to Harlock415 Send a message via AIM to Harlock415 Send a message via Yahoo to Harlock415
Default

Wikipedia has been recently updated but it lists only the core OVA series of 110 episodes as licensed by Sentai. Though that's 110 more episodes than available before I'll take it
  Reply With Quote
Reply
Go Back   Blu-ray Forum > Movies > Anime


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 09:23 PM.