FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Abandoned Past – Volume 2
The Wild Frontier Gets Crazier And Wilder When Van
And The Gang Cut Loose on DVD
July 11 from Geneon Entertainment
LONG BEACH, CA – Hot-to-trot and on the trail of the elusive ‘clawed killer,’ Van, continues on an unpredictable and hazardous course towards avenging the untimely death of his almost-bride in the second volume of Gun Sword coming to DVD from Geneon Entertainment. Things get crazy when Van, Wendy and Carmen99 cross paths with the vengeful Ray Lundgren and chaos ensues as they attempt to team-up against a deadly Armor rider. An ingenious mix of sci-fi and the Wild West, Gun Sword Volume 2: Abandoned Past continues to take mayhem to the next level. Armed and dangerous Ray, Van and the crew team up again in Gun Sword Volume 2: Abandoned Past available on DVD July 11 from Geneon Entertainment for a suggested retail price of $29.98.
Gun Sword was declared one of the most anticipated anime titles of 2006 by a poll conducted by Anime Insider – in the same vein as “Trigun” and “Cowboy Bebop.” Directed by Goro Taniguchi (Planetes, s-CRY-ed, Infinite Ryvius, Gasaraki), with screenplay by Hideyuki Kurata (R.O.D, Hellsing Ultimate, Excel Saga, Kamichu!), and character design by Takahiro Kimura (Godannar, Betterman, Bastard!), Gun Sword Volume 2: Abandoned Past is sure to leave viewers wanting more.
Gun Sword Volume 2: Abandoned Past Synopsis
The search for the elusive man with the claw takes a turn for the worse, as Van, Wendy and Carmen99 become embroiled in a deadly dispute over a buried secret between the inhabitants of a strange town, leading them to a fateful encounter with another drifter. Ruthless and cold-blooded, Ray will stop at nothing to find the Claw and will not let anyone stand in the way of his vengeance… not even his younger brother, Joshua. Ready to kill each other at any moment, Van and Ray must team up to bring down a destructive Armor to uncover answers they seek, but their shaky truce is about to end!
Gun Sword Volume 2: Abandoned Past DVD Features
DVD features include English dubs by New Generation Pictures and four complete episodes.
About Geneon Entertainment
A leading supplier of Japanese animation in North America, GENEON ENTERTAINMENT (USA) INC. (www.geneonanimation.com) is a full-service producer and distributor of entertainment content including film, music, animation and television shows on DVD, UMD and CD. Continually introducing new and classic anime and live-action programming, as well as anime CD soundtracks, the company also serves as a creative partner to many of Japan’s top anime production companies. Additionally, Geneon Entertainment distributes critically acclaimed musical performances on DVD and CD from renowned artists. Headquartered in Long Beach, California, Geneon Entertainment’s parent company is Tokyo-based advertising giant Dentsu, Inc.
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Gun Sword Volume 2: Abandoned Past
Street Date: July 11, 2006
Price: $29.98 (DVD)
Catalog Number: 12739 (DVD)
Total Run Time: 100 minutes (DVD)
Rating: 13 UP