Gotta spread the word.. . . Press Release from Bandai. .
Tokyo, Japan, February 7, 2011 – Bandai Visual Co., Ltd., a leader in the development and production of Japanese animation announced the simultaneous worldwide release of “Mobile Suit Gundam UC (Unicorn)” Volume 3 on Blu-ray Disc.
“Gundam UC” is a highly recognized anime for its sales record and remarkable quality. In Japan, Volume 1 has sold over 200 thousand units on Blu-ray and DVD and Volume 2 exceeded its sales volume instantly after its release in November 2010. Bandai Visual is confident that Volume 3 will be able to respond theanticipation from anime fans across the world.
Release Date: April 7, 2011
Regions to be Released: USA, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Taiwan, Hong Kong *The product will be also available at Screening Events in Singapore and Malaysia for limited quantity.
Audio: Japanese, English
Subtitles: Japanese, English, French, Spanish, Traditional Mandarin & Cantonese
“Gundam UC”, based on a story by author Harutoshi Fukui, is the latest work of the popular “Gundam” series, and uses the “Universal Century” concept from the first “Mobile Suit Gundam” series as a foundation from which to build a 6 episode Original Video Animation (OVA) storyline arc. In the stunning third volume, the true power of the Unicorn Gundam becomes clear. Please note that “Gundam UC”, a Japanese product, can be purchased on Amazon.co.jp from outside of Japan.
On the product page (http://www.amazon.co.jp/gp/product/B003YUBDPE/), click on “click here to see in English” on the right hand top of the page, and you will be able to view the page in English, order the product and have the product shipped outside of Japan. (To learn more about international shipping, please refer to the Help pages on Amazon.co.jp.) This product comes with a special sleeve while supplies last.
In addition to Blu-ray Disc release, on-demand streaming on PlayStation®Network and Zune® (an entertainment platform by Microsoft for Xbox 360®) are scheduled to start on March 5, 2011. Simultaneous release on both PlayStation®Network and Zune® are the first trial for this volume. This enables to deliver the show to wider range of game players who owns any applicable game console.