Revolutionary Girl Utena: Apocalypse Saga
- Rated NR
- Genre: Anime-Japanese
- Release Date: 12/13/2011
This third and final limited-edition DVD box set features the concluding arcs of the Revolutionary Girl Utena television series and the theatrical film Adolescence of Utena. The story: As the final duel rapidly approaches, the Student Council's will to continue is beginning to waver. After all, End of the World's identity and motives remain a mystery. And Utena, fueled by her desire to protect Anthy, continues to prevail over the feeble ambitions that drive the Student Council to fight. But the Council's ambitions are reignited when they hear a sound. At first, it's faint, but soon it becomes clear: The promised revolution is within reach - and the duels must go on. And what of Utena's own ambition? to become a prince, the duels may be only one of the trials she has yet to face. The episodes and movie are presented with remastered video and newly created Dolby Digital 5.1 Japanese audio tracks (from the recent Japanese DVD releases), as well as Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo for English and Japanese audio, and English-language subtitles and on-screen translations. On-disc extras for the television series include animated art galleries, an interview with Director Kunihiko Ikuhara, an interview with lead actresses Tomoko Kawakami ('Utena') and Yuriko Fuchizaki ('Anthy'), interviews with the English-language voice cast, Japanese staff commentaries for select episodes, karaoke for the dueling themes, Japanese TV spots and trailers, and the original North American trailers. On-disc extras for Adolescence of Utena include a full-length movie commentary by Director Ikuhara, a behind-the-scenes feature with the English-language cast, Japanese TV spots and trailers, and the original North American film trailer and teaser. Additionally, the set is housed in a collectors' art box and include a book with content from the limited-edition Japanese releases, including artwork, commentaries, and the third installment of production notes from the Japanese LaserDisc release.
|Run Time:||460 minutes|