This October, Aniplex will be releasing Durarara!! in Blu-Ray high-definition, complete inside a limited edition lunch box set.
Press release below:
SANTA MONICA, CA (August 1, 2012) – Recently at their panel at Otakon in Baltimore, Aniplex of America Inc. announced that the hit anime series Durarara!! will be released in a Limited Edition BD Lunch box Set on October 30th, 2012 and will be available through anime distributor RightStuf.com and official retailers (http://aniplexusa.com/retailers/). Available only in a limited quantity, this highly anticipated release is another example of the company's objective to bring the highest quality experience for the North American fans. The Durarara!! Limited Edition BD Lunch Box set features the entire series (24 TV episodes +2 OVAs) on 5 Blu-Ray Discs, an exclusive booklet featuring bonus interviews and artwork, a double sided poster and other bonus extras. This release is a US and Canada Exclusive and available while supplies last.
Durarara!! Limited Edition BD Lunch Box Set features:
- Video: 16:9 HD Widescreen / 1920Å~1080p / MPEG-4 AVC
- Audio: Japanese dialog / Linear PCM / Stereo 48KHz/16bit
- Audio: English Dialog/ Linear PCM / Stereo 48KHz/16bit
- Subtitles: English and Japanese
- Includes 5 Blu-ray discs, Total length of more than 624 minutes!!
- Comes with Exclusive Lunch Box
- Bonus Videos: Textless Openings and Endings
- Deluxe Booklet
- Double Sided Poster
The Durarara Limited Edition BD Lunch Box Set can be pre-ordered and purchased at: Rightstuf.com
Product number and UPC bar code
Street Date: October 30th, 2012
SKU # AOA-0704
Store Price $149.98
For detailed information on the Durarara Limited Edition BD Lunch Box set and to view the official
trailer, visit: www.DurararaUSA.com
A pitch-black headless motorcyclist who roams the city?! High-tension suspense and action are taking over Ikebukuro, Tokyo! "Durarara!!" the animated TV series is based on the hit self-titled novel by Ryohgo Narita. This series has shocked readers and the light-novel industry with its unique characters and out-of-this-world story. Ikebukuro, Tokyo, takes center stage, where various young people have gathered, each with their own expectations. A high school student who longs for an un-ordinary life, the strongest man in Ikebukuro, an information broker, an underground doctor, a stalker, a "headless" rider, and many others both cause and get caught up in trouble. This is a story with a tangle of super-extraordinary characters; one where no one can predict what will happen next!
Original Story:Ryohgo Narita DURARARA!! (Dengeki Bunko/ASCII MEDIA WORKS）
Original illustration: Suzuhito Yasuda
Director: Takahiro Omori
Series Composition: Noboru Takagi
Character Design: Takahiro Kishida
Art Director: Akira Ito
Music: Makoto Yoshimori
Animation Production: Brain's Base
Celty: MIYUKI SAWASHIRO / KARI WAHLGREEN
Mikado Ryugamine: TOSHIYUKI TOYONAGA / DARREL GUILBEAU
Masaomi Kida: MAMORU MIYANO / BRYCE PAPENBROOK
Anri Sonohara: KANA HANAZAWA / MICHELLE RUFF
Izaya Orihara: HIROSHI KAMIYA / JOHNNY YONG BOSCH
Shizuo Heiwajima: DAISUKE ONO / CRISPIN FREEMAN
Shinra Kishitani: JUN FUKUYAMA / YURI LOWENTHAL
Simon: TAKAYA KURODA / PATRICK SEITZ
Kyohei Kadota: YUICHI NAMURA/STEVE BLUM
About Aniplex of America Inc.
Aniplex of America Inc. (Santa Monica, California) is a subsidiary of Aniplex Inc. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan), a group of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc. and leading provider of anime content and music production and distribution in Japan. Aniplex of America has launched fan-favorite DVD and Blu-Ray releases such as Gurren Lagann the Movies, Durarara!!, R.O.D series, the Garden of Sinners and Baccano! The company's ever-growing line-up of shows includes our most recent titles, Blue Exorcist, Rurouki Kenshin OVA and Movie, and Puella Magi Madoka Magica.
About Right Stuf Inc.
Currently celebrating its 23rd 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, through its online storefront at RightStuf.com and a variety of media including podcasts and special publications. For more information, visit www.RightStuf.com.
When he is not moonlighting as a polyextremophile, swimming amidst mossy green rocks, Jason is the current reviews editor for The-O Network Online. He has written over five hundred articles for a number of media outlets covering everything from anime/video games to women's racquetball shoes.