The world’s greatest record of war fantasy comes to Blu-ray!

SANTA MONICA, CA (January 15, 2019) – Aniplex of America is excited to announce the home video release of the hit fantasy anime series Record of Grancrest Warfeaturing a brand new English dub! Based on the light novel series by acclaimed author Ryo Mizuno, who is best known for the fantasy novel series Record of Lodoss War, which has 10 million copies in print, Record of Grancrest War premiered in January of 2018. Mr. Mizuno himself worked on the series composition alongside Shunsaku Yano (Phantom in the Twilight), taking fans on a journey filled with epic battles, political intrigue and engaging characters. Production is handled by the esteemed studio, A-1 Pictures (Blue Exorcist, Sword Art Online, ERASED) with Mamoru Hatakeyama (Kaguya-sama: Love is War) as the director. The complete series will be available in two volumes both with a beautiful rigid box with illustrations by the illustrator of the original works, Miyuu, along with a booklet, web previews and textless openings and endings. Volume 1 will be available on April 23, 2019 while Volume 2 is scheduled for release on August 20, 2019 with pre orders opening today on RightStuf Anime.

Lauded as the “greatest record of war fantasy,” Record of Grancrest War became one of the most highly anticipated series premiering in the winter 2018 season with self-proclaimed Ryo Mizuno fan, Fumiaki Maruto, (Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend) expressing his excitement, meanwhile Tomihiko Ito, the director of the first two seasons of Sword Art Online, calls it the “Japanese Game of Thrones.” The Japanese voice cast stars Kentaro Kumagai (Charlotte, Fate/Grand Order – First Order –) and  Akari Kito (ERASED, BLEND-S), alongside all-star heavyweights Yuichi Nakamura (Durarara!! series, The irregular at magic high school franchise), Satoshi Hino (Magi: The Kingdom of Magic, The irregular at magic high school THE MOVIE – The Girl Who Summons the Stars -), Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Sword Art OnlineEromanga Sensei), and Ai Kayano (anohana – The Flower We Saw That Day –March comes in like a lion).  The show’s opening and ending themes were performed by Mashiro Ayano (Fate/stay night Unlimited Blade Works, Re:CREATORS) and ASCA (Fate/Apocrypha, Sword Art Online: Alicization), who each contributed two songs for the opening and ending themes for the first and second cour of the series.

The very talented Chris Cason (One Punch ManThe Seven Deadly Sins) serves as the ADR Director for the English dub featuring Jeannie Tirado (Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online, Star Blazers 2199), Kaiji Tang (Fate/stay night Unlimited Blade Works, anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day), Erika Harlacher (Aldnoah.Zero, Fate/Apocrypha), and newcomer Brandon Winckler from Marvel Avengers Academy, as the knight Theo Coronaro.

 

Record of Grancrest War Blu-ray Vol. 1 includes:

Disc Specs

  • Spoken Languages: English & Japanese
  • Subtitles: English
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9 HD Widescreen
  • Episodes: #1-12
  • Number of Discs: 3 Blu-ray Discs
  • Total Run Time: Approx. 300 minutes
  • Rating: 13 UP

Bonus Contents

  • Web Previews
  • Textless Opening & Ending

* Bonus contents subject to change.
* Bonus contents include English subtitles.

Bonus Materials & Special Package

  • Deluxe rigid box & booklet
  • Package illustration by Miyuu (Illustrator)

*Bonus contents subject to change.

Product number and UPC bar code:

Title Street Date SKU # UPC SRP Store price
Record of Grancrest War Blu-ray Vol. 1 4/23/2019 AOA-12101 816546021849 $ 149.98 $ 119.98

Product URL: https://www.rightstufanime.com/Record-of-Grancrest-War-Blu-ray-Volume-1

 

Record of Grancrest War Blu-ray Vol. 2 includes:

Disc Specs

  • Spoken Languages: English & Japanese
  • Subtitles: English
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9 HD Widescreen
  • Episodes: #13-24
  • Number of Discs: 3 Blu-ray Discs
  • Total Run Time: Approx. 300 minutes
  • Rating: 13 UP

Bonus Contents

  • Web Previews
  • Textless Openings (2 versions) & Textless Ending

* Bonus contents subject to change.
* Bonus contents include English subtitles.

<Bonus Materials & Special Package>

  • Deluxe rigid box & booklet
  • Package illustration by Miyuu (Illustrator)

*Bonus contents subject to change.

 

Product number and UPC bar code:

Title Street Date SKU # UPC SRP Store price
Record of Grancrest War Blu-ray Vol. 2 8/20/2019 AOA-12102 816546021856 $ 149.98 $ 119.98

Product URL: https://www.rightstufanime.com/Record-of-Grancrest-War-Blu-ray-Volume-2

 

About Record of Grancrest War:
“I, Siluca Meletes, hereby make a contract with the Crest of Knight Theo, and swear my allegiance for all of eternity.”

A lone mage named Siluca and a vagrant knight named Theo make an oath as master and retainer, with hopes of bringing reform to a land riddled with war and Chaos.

Atlatan is a land dominated by Chaos, factors that twist the laws of nature and cause disruption throughout the world. Fearing disaster brought about by Chaos, the people lived protected by “Lords;” those with the power of “Crests,” used to suppress Chaos. However, the Lords decided to abandon the concept of protecting the people and turn against each other secretly in war, stealing each other’s Crests to gain dominion over one another.

Among these people are Siluca, a lone mage who despises the Lords, and Theo, a vagrant knight who continues his journey of training to someday liberate his homeland from tyrannical rule.

Enticed by Theo’s ideals, Siluca’s coercive tactics have the two forming a contract and together, the pair work to reform a war-torn land.

Unfolding around the crystal of order, “Grancrest,” the world’s greatest record of war fantasy begins!!

Information on Record of Grancrest War is available at: http://grancrest-war.com or follow the official Record of Grancrest War USA Facebook page at facebook.com/GrancrestUSA.

 

STAFF:

Director: Mamoru Hatakeyama

Original Story: Ryo Mizuno

Illustrator: Miyuu (Fantasia Bunko [KADOKAWA])

Series Composition: Ryo Mizuno, Shunsaku Yano

Screenplay: WriteWorks

Character Design: Hiroshi Yakou

Sub-Character Design: Yuuko Yahiro

Prop Design: Takayuki Kidou

Weapon/Monster Design: Hiroyuki Taiga

Art Directors: Hirofumi Sakagami (Totonyan), Hiroshi Kato

Color Setting: Hitomi Sano

CG Director: Takeshi Shinda (Asahi Production)

Director of Photography: Ryo Kujirai / Wakana Moriya (Asahi Production)

Director of Visual Effects: Kousuke Nakanishi (Asahi Production)

Editor: Rie Matsubara (Seyama Editing)

Music: Yugo Kanno

Sound Director: Yoshikazu Iwanami

Animation Production: A-1 Pictures

English Voice Director: Chris Cason

English Adaptation: Rachel Robinson

 

CAST:  (Japanese / English)

Theo Cornaro: Kentaro Kumagai / Brandon Winckler

Siluca Meletes: Akari Kito / Jeannie Tirado

Irvin: Yuichi Nakamura / Alan Lee

Aishela: Reina Ueda / Allegra Clark

Lassic David: Satoshi Hino / Imari Williams

Moreno Dortous: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka / Lucien Dodge

Priscilla Farnese: Natsumi Takamori / Kayli Mills

Marrine Kreische: Ai Kayano / Erika Harlacher

Villar Constance: Takahiro Sakurai / Greg Chun

Milza Kuces: Wataru Hatano / Kaiji Tang

Alexis Doucet: Yuichi Iguchi / Aleks Le

Emma: Minori Suzuki / Kayli Mills

Luna: Megumi Nakajima / Michelle Marie

Margaret Odeus: Yuhko Kaida / Lauren Landa

Laura Hardley: Chika Anzai / Maureen Price

Helga Piarosa: Yumi Uchiyama / Cindy Robinson

Colleen Messala: Kaede Hondo / Kayli Mills

Aubest Meletes: Satoshi Mikami / Ben Lepley

About Aniplex of America Inc.

Aniplex of America Inc. (Santa Monica, California) is a subsidiary of Aniplex Inc. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan), a group of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc. and a leading provider of anime content and music production and distribution in Japan. Aniplex of America has launched fan-favorite Blu-ray and DVD releases including Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works], Fate/Zero, the Sword Art Online series, Your lie in April, KILL la KILL, Bakemonogatari, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Blue Exorcist, anohana -The Flower We Saw That Day-, NISEKOI, the OREIMO series, DURARARA!!×2, Magi series, Expelled From Paradise, The irregular at magic high school, and ALDNOAH.ZERO. The company’s ever-growing line-up of shows include: March comes in like a lion, Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga, ERASED, The Asterisk War, OWARIMONOGATARI, KIZUMONOGATARI, Charlotte, Occultic;Nine, WWW.WAGNARIA!!, GRANBLUE FANTASY The Animation, Eromanga Sensei, Katsugeki TOUKEN RANBU, BLEND-S, Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] I. presage flower, Slow Start, Record of Grancrest War, Today’s MENU for EMIYA Family, PERSONA5 the Animation, Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online, Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs, Cells at Work!, Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai, DAKAICHI –I’m being harassed by the sexiest man of the year-, and Sword Art Online Alicization. In June 2017, the company launched the English version of the popular mobile game, Fate/Grand Order, which has exceeded four million downloads.

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