Aniplex of America to Release their Hit Fantasy Anime Series Blast of Tempest on 2 Complete Season DVD Sets

By Chris Dahlberg

Published on Thursday, June 6, 2013

Blast of Tempest has become fairly popular since it began airing in October of last year. Aniplex of America has announced their physical release plans for the series, which will see the series split into a two season release. The first twelve episodes will come out August 13th, while the second set of twelve will hit on January 21st. Blast of Tempest is only going to be released on DVD in North America and will feature the original Japanese audio with English subtitles. More details, as well as a trailer for the series are below.

SANTA MONICA, CA (June 2, 2013) – Starting this summer, Blast of Tempest fans can dive in to a world full of magic, mystery, and adventure! At their recent industry panel at A-Kon, Aniplex of America Inc. announced its release plans for the fantasy anime series Blast of Tempest in North America. The series is the latest animation produced by one of the most acclaimed animation studios, BONES (Fullmetal Alchemist). The series will be released on DVD in a total of two complete season sets. Both sets will feature the original Japanese audio with English subtitles as well as bonus contents. They are scheduled for release at the following dates:

Complete 1st Season- August 13th
Complete 2nd Season- January 21st , 2014

The Complete 1st Season will be available for pre-order through rightstuf.com and Aniplex’s official retailers (AniplexUSA.com/retailers) starting Monday June 3rd. The Complete 2nd Season’s pre-order information will be available at a later date. Both sets will include 3 DVD discs where the first set will include episodes 1-12 and the second set will include episodes 13-24.
The bonus features for the first set will include the textless opening and ending themes, a 16-page deluxe booklet, and a reversible mini-poster only available to fans that purchase this DVD set. The o-sleeve will feature the key visual art and a 2-sided reversible cover. Details including release dates and features are listed below. Blast of Tempest DVD -Complete 1st Season- features:

DVD
– 3 DVD Discs
– Includes Episodes 1-12 (TRT: 300 min)
– Video: 16:9, Letter Box MPEG2
– Audio: Japanese (Linear PCM Stereo)
– Subtitles: English
– Textless Opening and Ending

Bonus Contents
– Deluxe -16 page booklet
– Reversible Mini Poster
– O-Sleeve with Key Visual Art
– 2-sided Reversible Cover

All Blast of Tempest Releases can be pre-ordered and purchased at:

Right Stuf: http://www.rightstuf.com/

Blast of Tempest DVD
-Complete 1st Season-
August 13th
AOA-3201 850527003448
$74.98 SRP
$59.98 Store Price

Blast of Tempest DVD
-Complete 2nd Season-
January 21, 2014
AOA-3202 850527 003455
$74.98 SRP
$59.98 Store Price

For detailed information, please visit: www.AniplexUSA.com/blastoftempest

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