VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES PREORDERS FOR THE HOME MEDIA RELEASE OF CASTLEVANIA SEASON 1
The Hit Netflix Animated Series Based On The Castlevania Video Game Arrives On Blu-ray And DVD This December
San Francisco, CA, October 8, 2018 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media),a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, has announced preorders for the home media release of CASTLEVANIA SEASON 1.
Set to debut on December 4th, the four-episode first season of the series is produced by Frederator Studios and has streamed to wide acclaim on Netflix. CASTLEVANIA will be available on Blu-ray, with an MSRP of $24.98 U.S. / $29.99 CAN, and on DVD, with an MSRP of $19.98 U.S. / $24.99 CAN.
Bonus features for the CASTLEVANIA SEASON 1 home media release include on-disc storyboards and art galleries for both the BD and DVD. Exclusive Blu-ray extras include the sketch art-to-animation animatic sequences of CASTLEVANIA’S most exciting moments!
Inspired by the classic video game series, CASTLEVANIA is a dark medieval fantasy following the last surviving member of the disgraced Belmont clan, trying to save Eastern Europe from extinction at the hand of Vlad Dracula Tepes himself. In Season 1, Trevor Belmont, embittered and excommunicated, finds himself drawn into a battle for the survival of Europe – a region that has brought doom upon itself by taking away the one thing its greatest monster loved.
“With its dark, multi-layered storyline filled with demons, magic, and action, CASTLEVANIA has established itself as a series that adeptly expands the original premise of the classic video game,” says Brian Ige, VIZ Media’s Vice President of Animation. “We look forward to the series being a highlight on many fans’ holiday wish lists this season.”
For additional information on CASTLEVANIA and other anime and manga titles distributed and published by VIZ Media, please visit viz.com.
About VIZ Media, LLC
Established in 1986, VIZ Media is the premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing. Along with its popular digital magazine WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP and blockbuster properties like NARUTO, DRAGON BALL, SAILOR MOON, and POKÉMON, VIZ Media offers an extensive library of titles and original content in a wide variety of book and video formats, as well as through official licensed merchandise. Owned by three of Japan's largest publishing and entertainment companies, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media is dedicated to bringing the best titles for English-speaking audiences worldwide.
Learn more about VIZ Media and its properties at viz.com.