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Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water Complete Collection UK DVD and Blu-ray Release Details

Date: 2015 March 05 15:33

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We've just been sent details of new anime company Animatsu Entertainment's latest UK release. Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water Complete Collection. It's due out on DVD and blu-ray on Monday 1st June 2015.

This 39 episode series is from legendary anime director Hideaki Anno, and based on concept pitched by even more legendary director Hayao Miyazaki while he was working at Toho in the 70's. Miyazaki never got to make the show, but he kept some of the concepts for his later works.

The 39 episode collection is set to retail for £49.99 on DVD and £69.99 on blu-ray.

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Press release as follows:

Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water Complete Collection

Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water

On DVD & Blu-Ray from Monday 1st June 2015

Fast sell:

The classic anime series from Hideaki Anno (​Neon Genesis Evangelion​) and Hayao Miyazaki (​Spirited Away​) comes to Blu-ray for the very first time!
Relive the beloved adventure, as Nadia and Jean travel the high seas to discover the truth behind Nadia’s past and her mysterious Blue Water jewel!

Key talent:
Noriko Hidaka (​My Neighbor Tortoro, One Piece​)
Yoshino Takamori (​Project A-Ko, Fullmetal Alchemist​)
Kumiko Takizawa (​D.Gray-man, Kobato​)
Akio Ôtsuka (​Ghost In The Shell, Howl’s Moving Castle​)


The classic anime series from Hideaki Anno (Evangelion). Available for the first time!

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 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.

We like it because:

Inspired by the Jules Verne classic ​20,000 Leagues Under The Sea​, the award-winning ​Nadia​has stood the test of time, ranking alongside ​Neon Genesis Evangelion, Fullmetal Alchemist​and Naruto ​as one of the all-time iconic anime series.

From the legendary creative team of Hideaki Anno and Hayao Miyazaki it’s little wonder ​Nadia has retained its sparkle 25 years on. It’s still a magical piece of storytelling, filled with quirky characters, fantastical twists, and stunning animation. And now that it’s on Blu-ray for the very first time, ​all 39 episodes have never looked - or sounded better.

Whether you’re a hardcore anime fan or just discovering the genre, ​Nadia: Secret of the Blue Water ​is essential viewing!

Hot Quotes:

"Assuredly stands the test of time... highly recommended" - The Fandom Post "A high watermark for anime from an earlier era" - Otaku USA Magazine

Special Features:

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Clean Closing Animation

Japanese Promo

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Editor's Notes:


Animatsu Entertainment is a specialist UK distribution and production company primarily focusing on Japanese anime films and TV series. Spearheaded by Jerome Mazandarani (COO) and Andrew Hewson (Marketing Manager), both formerly the two key players behind the last 10 years of success at Manga Entertainment.

Source: Animatsu Entertainment UK
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