Quick Look: Penguindrum – Part 2


It’s time for another “Quick Look” and this time its none other than UK DVD Release of Penguindrum – Part 2, a release which has seen many delays but will soon be available for purchase within the UK.

Continuing the trend set by the first instalment this second half arrives on 3 DVD Discs with each disc containing 4 episodes in both English & Japanese (with English Subtitles) 2.0 Stereo sound. Extra features on each disc include text less endings, text less closing and trailers for two other Kaze releases, Black Lagoon and Bakuman.


Those who purchased Penguindrum – Part 1 will know what to expect, as its the same DVD layout style and picture quality, with the English Audio produced by Sentai Filmsworks (aka Section23 Films). The overall story see’s the terminally ill girl named Himari Takakura saved by a spirit trapped within a Penguin hat, however for Himari to be kept alive the spirit desires the penguin drum, and so Himari’s brothers, Kanba and Shōma, attempt to seek out the mysterious Penguin Drum in order to save their sister from death.

In this Part 2 release the series comes to its conclusion with shocking secrets revealed about the Takakura’s family, new mysterious characters with deadly intentions appear and surprises around every corner are to be expected. If you’ve enjoyed Penguindrum so far then Part 2 will ultimately pick-up-the-pace and deliver even more insane penguin filled entertainment.

Penguindrum – Part 2 will be available on DVD from the 21st October 2013.