Monday, November 11, 2013
ACF 2106: Sentai Filmworks licenses NADIA, SECRET OF BLUE WATER
Sentai Filmworks has announced its newest acquisition: Nadia, Secret of Blue Water. This 39 episode adventure classic from GAINAX (Neon Genesis Evangelion) will be available for the first time in high definition. The series is directed by Hideaki Anno (Neon Genesis Evangelion, His and Her Circumstances) and features character designs by Yoshiyuki Sadamoto (Royal Space Force ~ The Wings of Honnêamise) with sound direction by Katsunori Shimizu (Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee) and music by Shiro Sagisu (Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi).
Synopsis: The World’s Fair, Paris, 1889: a young inventor crosses paths with an enigmatic girl and her pet lion. Suddenly they find themselves pursued by a villainous trio intent upon stealing the magical Blue Water. Thus begins an epic adventure inspired by Jules Verne’s masterpiece 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Join Nadia and Jean as they travel the high seas in search of Nadia’s homeland and her past, their only clue the mysterious jewel Nadia wears. Can they unravel the Secret of the Blue Water before it is too late? Discover Nadia, Secret of Blue Water, the animated series beloved by millions, and find out for yourself.
Nadia, Secret of Blue Water will be available soon through select digital outlets with a home video release on bilingual DVD & BD to follow.