Gunsmith Cats Explosive Edition Kickstarter Reaches Target

AnimEgo recently launched a Kickstarter campaign for a Blu-Ray release of classic anime OVA series Gunsmith Cats and within several hours the campaign managed to reach its £53,000 goal, with stretch goals being added where possible.

The objective of this Kickstarter Campaign is to release a Blu-Ray Edition of Gunsmith Cats, dubbed as the Explosive Edition, in which it would contain all three OVA episodes, a new 1080p High Definition transfer, several audio options and a selection of bonus materials includin reconstructed High Definition trailers, of which are listed below:

  • All 3 episodes (~90 minutes total) in a high-bitrate encode from a new 1080p HD transfer.
  • Amaray case with reversible cover sleeve.
  • 9-panel insert with new original art poster.
  • Japanese stereo (uncompressed) and English stereo & 5.1 (ac3) audio.
  • Color, SDH and traditional caption subtitles (see below).
  • Artwork slideshow.
  • Clean opening credits.
  • Reconstructed HD trailers.
  • Music Video.
  • The Making of Gunsmith Cats featurette (SD, from the DVD release).
  • English commentary (from the DVD release) featuring Matt Greenfield (English voice director) and Tiffany Grant (voice actor of Becky).
  • All Basic-level backers and above will be listed in a special list of supporters on the disc and on the 9-panel insert!

Those wanting further details, about both the project and its current situation, can be found on the official Kickstarter Campaign page.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has produced content for ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.

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