Section23 Films has announced that that they will be releasing Garo Special: Beast of the Demon Night (Garo Special Byakuya no Majū) on Blu-Ray on June 26 under their Kraken Releasing label. For those who are not aware, Garo Special: Beast of the Demon Night was a two part special episode that aired in 2006 and would later lead into Garo: Red Requiem. The special will feature the original Japanese audio with English subtitles. Kraken Releasing provided a synopsis for the two part special. A soul-stealing plant, a nightmare forest and ancient master Horror are just a few of the deadly challengesRead More
Section23 Films has announced that Kraken Releasing will be releasing the Garo: Red Requiem (Kiba ~Ankoku Kishi Gaiden~) film on Blu-Ray on April 10, 2018. For those who haven’t been following the Garo franchise, Garo: Red Requiem premiered in Japan on October 30, 2010. The film featured the return of Ryosei Konishi who once again portrays Kouga Saejima/GARO. The film also introduced some new characters such as Mary Matsuyama as Rekka, and Mika Hijii as the voice of Karma. Mika Hijii portrayed Kaoru in the original series, however she played a new role for the film. Those who are interested in pre-ordering their copy can get secure it on Rightstuf priced at $12.99.Read More
Premium Bandai has updated their website with an official pre-order page for S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchu Seihou Golden Knight Garo (Saejima Kouga). For those who are unaware the figure is based on the first incarnation of Garo in the original 2005 Tokusatsu series. The figure includes: Exchangeable wrists (LeftX3, RightX3) Garo Ken Sheath Stored sword sheath Pre-orders for the figure are currently open and the item will be released in June 2018 priced at 9,990 Yen. Those who are interested should contact your middleman more details.
Section23 Films has recently announced that they have licensed the Garo: Kiba -The Dark Knight! (Kiba ~ Ankoku Kishi Gaiden ~) v-cinema, which is set to release on Blu-ray on February 20. Kraken Releasing provided a synopsis for the special. He was born the child of a Makai Knight and a Makai Priestess. He trained to become a Makai Knight and fight the nightmarish creatures known as Horrors. Everything changed when the forces of evil intervened and stole everything he loved, the man who was once named Barago turned to a darker path. LearningRead More
Recently Section23 Films released a press release that features their releases throughout the month of October. One of the highlights is that the first Blu-ray volume for the Garo live-action series will be releasing during that period. Garo Collection 1, as it is titled will be sold at the MSRP of $39.98. For those who are unaware the series will still be published by Kraken Releasing, but distributed by Section 23 Films. GARO TV COLLECTION 1 BLU-RAY Published by: Kraken Releasing Distributed by: Section23 Films Run Time: 325 min. Street Date: 10/17/2017 Format: BD Language: Japanese with English Subtitles SRP:Read More
It was recently announced that Monsterama that Kraken Releasing has licensed the original Garo tokusatsu series in North America. The series is planned to be released in 2017 and they are also looking to release further installments of Garo. Kraken Releasing provided a description for the series. For thousands of years, mankind has been under attack by an ancient race of demons, nightmarish creatures that feed off the darkness in men’s souls and enter our world seeking bodies to possess. Against these Horrors, the human race has just one hope: the enchanted weapons and armor of the Makai Knights, a secretRead More