March 14, 2012

Iron Man and X-Men Get Animated: New DVD Details

Coming to DVD on April 24th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and Marvel Animation are these two pups. Iron Man Anime and X-Men Anime will both be released on 2 Disc DVD sets and will feature 12 episodes, on each release of Marvel anime action.

Below are full details on both releases

The IRON MAN ANIME stars Adrian Pasdar (Heroes, Castle, Profit) as the voice of Tony Stark. The set contains special bonus features:
·         Re-Imagining Iron Man explores the plot and themes of the anime series.
·         21st Century Hero: The Technology of Iron Man introduces fans to Tony Stark’s high-tech suits and gadgets.
·         Special Cross Talk round table discussion with the creators of the Iron Man and Wolverine anime series.
·         Voicing Tony Stark, an interview with Japanese actor, Keiji Fujiwara.

The X-MEN ANIME features the voice of actor Scott Porter as Cyclops (The Good Wife, Friday Night Lights, Caprica). The set includes:
·         Re-Examining The X-Men takes viewers behind-the-scenes of creating X-Men’s mutant tales.
·         X-Men: A Team of Outsiders provides an in-depth exploration of Marvel’s most heroic and infamous mutants.
·         Special Talk Session round table discussion with the creators of Marvel anime's X-Men and Blade.

IRON MAN ANIME: Tony Stark arrives in Japan to help implement his goal of world peace by building the Arc Reactor, a carbon-neutral power plant, that once operational will be able to provide limitless (thus free) energy to the world. Set to retire his Iron Man persona, and about to mass-produce a line of Iron Man armor known as “Iron Man Dio,” Stark’s plans are derailed by a series of high tech Mech monsters. Zodiac, a top secret organization funded by the terrorist group A.I.M. is out to disrupt the Arc Station, steal the Dio armor and put an end to Iron Man. The Armored Avenger’s fight is only just beginning.

X-MEN ANIME: The X-MEN are reunited following the death of a teammate and are summoned by Charles Xavier to Japan following the abduction of Hisako Ichiki. There, they confront the U-MEN, a lunatic cult that steals and transplants mutant organs to further strengthen its own army, and the battle for justice is on. Discovering a series of bizarre occurrences in the area they X-Men investigate only to be confronted with a terrible truth that will force them to confront long buried secrets.

1 comment:

As Fall Leaves Illustration said...

Awesome!!! Been waiting for this.