VIZ Media has announced a special limited run of the psychological thriller “K” on the free, ad-supported Hulu video streaming service and the Hulu Plus subscription service. The complete series (13 episodes) will debut today with dubbed English dialogue and will run until Wednesday, January 15th. Please visit www.Hulu.com for complete details.
K introduces fans to Shiro, an easygoing teenager content with just being a student – until his seemingly perfect life is suddenly halted when a bloodthirsty clan, glowing red with fire, attempts to kill him in the streets. Unbeknownst to Shiro, he is suspected of murdering a member of their clan and will need a miracle to escape their vengeance. Miraculously, a young man named Kuroh Yatogami swings in and aids Shiro in his getaway, only to reveal afterward he's also after Shiro's life. Now a hunted man, Shiro will have to evade the clans of seven powerful kings and desperately try to prove his innocence – before it’s too late!
VIZ Media will also release K as a special Limited Edition Blu-ray/DVD combo pack and as a standard DVD edition on February 25th, 2014. The edgy 13-episode series is rated TV-14 and will be offered as a special 4-Disc limited edition Blu-ray/DVD combo pack with an MSRP of $69.99 US/CAN. The set will also include a full-color 80 page premium art booklet containing individual episode synopses, character profiles, poster art, translated song lyrics, an exclusive KANAME☆ K cosplay photo gallery, and much more! A standard edition 2-disc DVD set will be offered at an MSRP $44.88 US/CAN.
K was developed by GoHands, the noted Japanese animation studio that created the cyberpunk anime film series, Mardock Scramble, and the enigmatic writers’ collective, GoRA Project. K also is also currently featured in Japanese with English subtitles on VIZAnime.com, VIZ Media’s own website for free anime.
For more information on K and other animated titles from VIZ Media visit www.VIZAnime.com.