Bandai Visual Bringing 'Gunbuster'/'Diebuster' Trio to Blu-ray

Posted Thu Sep 11, 2008 at 08:00 AM PDT by Peter Bracke
Diebuster: Aim for the Top!

Bandai Visual has set a late-November Blu-ray bow for a trio of titles in the popular 'Gunbuster' and 'Diebuster' anime series.

As first reported by Anime on DVD, Bandai will unleash three titles -- 'Diebuster the Movie,' 'Gunbuster the Movie' and 'Gunbuster vs Diebuster: Aim for the Top! The GATTAI!! Movie' -- on November 25th. Each is a stand-alone release, and will mark the series' first-ever appearance on high-def.

Tech specs announced thus far will see 1080p/AVC MPEG-4 video and Japanese Dolby TrueHD 5.1 Surround audio with English and French subtitle options.

There is no word on supplements, but as always, watch this space.

Suggested retail price for each Blu-ray has been set at $49.98.

You'll find the latest specs for 'Diebuster the Movie,' 'Gunbuster the Movie' and 'Gunbuster vs Diebuster: Aim for the Top! The GATTAI!! Movie' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where they're indexed under November 25.

Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
Diebuster the Movie (Blu-ray)
Gunbuster the Movie (Blu-ray)
Gunbuster vs. Diebuster: Aim for the Top! The GATTAI!! Movie (Blu-ray)
Tags: Bandai Visual, High-Def Anime, Disc Announcements (all tags)