The colourful samurai of Ronin Warriors are coming to Blu-ray.
Discotek Media introduced that new 1080p, Blu-ray launch of the traditional action-anime on the corporate’s official Facebook web page. The brand new launch of the collection will embrace all 39 episodes of the unique TV collection, out there with each the authentic Japanese audio observe with subtitles, and the present’s English dub. The Blu-ray may also characteristic the 11 OVA (authentic video animation) episodes, in addition to a group of opening and ending sequences, TV promos, trailers and a featurette that reveals how the brand new Blu-ray launch’s full HD video compares to the collection’ earlier DVD releases.
Ronin Warriors initially premiered in Japan below the title Legendary Armor Samurai Troopers. The collection was produced by animation studio Dawn, which is greatest identified for its work on the Gundam franchise, however has additionally produced different acclaimed anime collection, resembling Outlaw Star and Cowboy Bebop. A localized model of the collection for North American audiences was produed by Graz Leisure and was distributed by Cinar, a Montreal-based firm specializing in youngsters’s leisure. This model of the present was syndicated on quite a few cable channels in the USA all through the mid and late ’90s, most notably on Sci-Fi Channel in 1995 and as a part of Cartoon Community’s Toonami block in 1999. Whereas some channels in North America aired episodes of the closely serialized present out of order, the collection nonetheless constructed up a devoted cult following.
The collection focuses on the titular group of Ronin Warriors, a gaggle of color-coded samurai who can put on mystically-powered armor that grants every of them management over one among nature’s major components. With the help of the instructor Mia Koji and a mysterious monk identified solely as The Historical One, the 5 younger ronin should study to work collectively and grasp the skills granted to them by their armor to defeat the Empire of Doom and their chief, Argo. The darkish emperor is supported by his 4 warlords, who’re additionally outfitted with magical armor units and weapons of their very own.
Discotek Media is an anime distributor that makes a speciality of re-releasing traditional and out-of-print titles. The corporate additionally lately introduced that it’s bringing the traditional Go-Bots anime to the West, and earlier this yr the corporate additionally introduced new re-releases of a number of hard-to-find traditional anime titles, together with Challenge A-Ko and a collected boxset of the anime diversifications of SNK’s Deadly Fury preventing sport collection.
The brand new Blu-ray set is at the moment out there for preorder and can be launched on Dec. 28.