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Kraken Releasing Licenses Garo Special: Beast of the Demon Night

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


Kraken Announces Licenses Garo: Red Requiem Live-Action Film Release

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


Garo Collection 1 Blu-Ray Set Revealed

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


Sentai Filmworks Announces Gatchaman Fighter DVD Release

Section23 Films has revealed that Sentai Filmworks will be releasing Gatchaman Fighter on DVD.  Gatchaman Fighter will be released on July 4 and will feature the original Japanese audio with English Subtitles. Gatchaman Fighter is the third anime series in the Gatchman franchise. Up to this point the series has not seen a full uncut release in North America so this will be the first time it will be available in the country.   Saban Entertainment dubbed the series along with Gatchman II under the name “, Saban’s Eagle Riders.” The first 13 episodes aired in North America, however the entire series aired in both Australia and Europe.Read More


Kraken Releasing Licenses Original Garo Series in the West

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