Kimba: The White Lion (1965) Ultra DVD Box Set

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Press Release: The Right Stuf InternationalKimba

The Right Stuf International is proud to announce that on November 29, 2005, one of anime’s first and brightest stars will be making his triumphant return: KIMBA: THE WHITE LION! First aired in 1965, KIMBA is known worldwide as one of Osamu Tezuka’s greatest masterpieces (along with Tezuka’s crowning achievement, ASTRO BOY). And now, in this 11-disc Limited Ultra Edition release, KIMBA: THE WHITE LION will look better than ever! With completely restored video, interviews with Fred Ladd (series producer), deleted scenes, the original Japanese pilot episode and more, animation fans young and old will fall in love with the adventures of the original lion king!

KIMBA: THE WHITE LION (1965 TV SERIES) REMASTERED LIMITED EDITION ULTRA COLLECTOR’S BOX
Pre-book date: 11/01/2005 – Street date: 11/29/2005
Approximately 1345 minutes, Dolby Digital Stereo, Color.
Genre: Adventure

DVD (English)
Catalog#: RSDVD2012 Suggested Rating: ALL
ISBN: 1-57032-941-9
UPC#: 7-42617-2012-2-6
SRP: $129.99

This Special Limited Edition will include: all original 52 Kimba Episodes masterfully restored across 11 DVDs; a special “How Kimba Came to Be” booklet written by Fred Patten and Robin Leyden; the original Japanese Episode 1 (with English subtitles); an interview with Fred Ladd; deleted scenes; the textless English opening; the original English closing; an original Character Art Gallery; a merchandise gallery; and character profiles. And to top it all off, the whole set will be released in a sturdy, high-quality, fully telescopic artbox!

ABOUT KIMBA: THE WHITE LION

From Osamu Tezuka, one of the great pioneers of Japanese animation (ASTRO BOY, BLACK JACK, HI NO TORI), comes KIMBA: THE WHITE LION, one of the “first-generation anime classics” to reach American TV – and the very first Japanese animation title to be broadcast in color, in 1965. Fans have long remembered its catchy theme song, spectacular designs, pioneering animation techniques and gentle stories.

Kimba’s enchanting adventures of friendship, jungle survival and harmony return once again in this beautifully restored complete DVD collection, ready to be introduced to a whole new generation of fans. Join Kimba along with his pals Pauly the Parrot, Daniel Baboon, and a charming assortment of other loveable characters, as he follows in the footsteps of his late father, the great lion king, making the jungle a safer, better place for everyone to live.

Ultra Collector’s Edition DVD Extras Include:
All original 52 Kimba Episodes, fully restored; Special “How Kimba Came to Be” Booklet written by Fred Patten and Robin Leyden; Original Japanese Episode 1 (with English subtitles); Interview with Fred Ladd; Deleted Scenes, Textless English Opening; Original English Closing; Original Character Art Gallery; Merchandise Gallery; Character Profiles

Graphic of cover is located at: http://outgoing.rightstuf.com/sleeves/rsdvd2012.jpg

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