Flower Mound, TX – February 14, 2009 – FUNimation® Entertainment today announced that it has acquired home entertainment, internet, merchandising and mobile rights to the 24-episode action horror anime series Blassreiter from GDH.
This original Studio GONZO series is directed by Ichiro Itano (Angel Cop, Robotech: The Untold Story, Violence Jack).
A mysterious plague has taken grip of Germany and is turning humans into demonic creatures out to destroy and kill. Joseph Jobson is the sole man able who is able to save the country and hunt down the man who has cursed them.
FUNimation Entertainment will release the series in two half-season sets beginning in late 2009.