SPHE Press Release: Legend of the Millennium Dragon (Blu-ray Combo)

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    A Teenage Boy Travels 1,200 Years Back In Time Into an Epic and Ancient Battle in the Stunning New Anime Adventure

    From the Animation Studio Behind Bleach and Naruto

    Legend of the Millennium Dragon


    Soaring onto Blu-ray Disc™/DVD Combo Pack October 4th


    Culver City, CA (6/29/11) – From Studio Pierrot, creators of the classicNaruto and Bleach films, comes the stunning new anime adventure LEGEND OF THE MILLENNIUM DRAGON, premiering on Blu-ray Disc™/DVD Combo Pack this October 4th, courtesy of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Based on Takafumi Takada’s beloved 2-volume novel of the same name,Onigamiden (in Japanese) tells the action-packed story of a 15-year-old boy named Jun Tendo who is thrust back in time 1,200 years into the middle of an ancient battle between Oni (demons) and humans. Hirotsugu Kawasaki, who previously directed 1998’s Spriggan and Naruto the Movie 2: Legend of the Stone Gelel, brings his unique visual flair to this high quality epic, which also features spectacular character design by Tetsuya Nishio (Naruto, Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG).

    Anime fans won’t want to miss the imaginative storytelling and unforgettable visuals of LEGEND OF THE MILLENNIUM DRAGON when it arrives on eye-popping Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack this October. As a bonus, the Blu-ray will also include an exciting Concept Art Gallery with never before seen artwork from the film.

    LEGEND OF THE MILLENNIUM DRAGON will be priced to own at $45.99 SRP (BD/DVD Combo Pack).


    A spectacular journey of an unwilling young hero into a mysterious past full of monsters, dragons, and strange hidden powers. Through a series of out of this world battles and adventures, Jun, a shy middle school boy, is transformed into a hero destined to battle evil and ensure harmony and tranquility in the world.

    LEGEND OF THE MILLENNIUM DRAGON was written by Naruhisa Arakawa (Masked Rider Kuuga, Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger) and Hirotsugu Kawasaki (Naruto the Movie 2: Legend of the Stone Gelel). Its voice cast includes Kensho Ono, Satomi Ishihara, Shido Nakamura, Takashi Kondo, Shotaro Morikubo, Kentaro Ito, Yasuyuki Kase, Sosuke Komori, Shunsuke Sakuya, Kanako Tojo, Ryuji Aigase, Akio Nojima and Masaaki Tsukada. It has a run time of approximately 98 minutes. This film has not yet been rated.

    Blu-ray Bonus Material

    • Concept Art Gallery

    Blu-ray/DVD Pack Catalog #: 38782

    UPC Code: 0-43396-38782-9

    SRP: $ 45.99

    Order Date for All: 9/1/11

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