It’s been a long time coming since we first announced we would be bringing Samurai Flamenco to the UK but the time has finally arrived as our Limited Edition Blu-ray release of Part 1 is out this coming Monday 21st December, just in time for Christmas. Today we are giving you a full preview of what to expect from our release.
What is Samurai Flamenco about?
Male model Masayoshi Hazama decides to fulfil his childhood dream of becoming a superhero, despite having no superpowers or the technology to create a high-powered suit. He becomes the hero Samurai Flamenco and begins to fight crime in the name of justice – no crime is too small for him! Police officer Hidenori Goto finds out about Samurai Flamenco and his real identity by a twist of fate, which leads to him getting sucked into the crazy world of vigilante justice. These two young men will come face to face with hardships of being crime-fighters while discovering what it truly means to be a hero of justice.
The team behind Samurai Flamenco includes:
- Takahiro Omori: Director.
Fans around the globe have loved his live-action-style directing. (Durarara!!, Baccano!, Natsume’s Book of Friends, Princess Jellyfish)
- Hideyuki Kurata: Chief Screenplay.
A writer/creator, popular for his unique and original style. (R.O.D., GUNxSWORD, The World God Only Knows, Excel Saga, Oreimo)
- Chinatsu Kurahana: Original Character Design.
When it first announced that Kurahana-san would be the character designer, fans in Japan felt this was a perfect choice for the series. (Uta no Prince-Sama, Aquarion Evol)
- manglobe: Anime Studio
A studio that has been on the front line of anime, and popular for its eccentric and innovative ideas and style. (GANGSTA., Samurai Champloo, Michiko & Hatchin, Deadman Wonderland, The World God Only Knows).
Want to know more about Samurai Flamenco? Have a read of this piece by Andrew Osmond.
WHAT’S INSIDE? WHAT’S ON THE DISCS?
Our Limited Collector’s Edition release of Samurai Flamenco Part 1 is a Blu-ray release that includes episodes 1-11 of the series in Japanese with English subtitles. We want to note that no English language dub for the series was made, so this is a subtitle-only release.
Our release comes packed in a rigid case with a digipack to hold the two Blu-ray discs. Also included is a 20 page art book showcasing character art from the series.
- Episodes 1-11 over two Blu-ray discs
- Extras: Clean opening and closing title sequences.
- Language: Japanese with English subtitles only
- 20 page art book
WHAT DOES THE FINISHED PRODUCT LOOK LIKE?
And now to look at the finished product itself. You can click on the images below to enlarge them.
And there you have it everyone, that concludes our unboxing of the Samurai Flamenco Part 1 Limited Collector’s Edition Blu-ray set due for a release on 21st December. We hope you’re looking forward to this as much as we are.