Penguindrum - Collector's Edition Blu-ray
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From director Kunihiko Ikuhara (Revolutionary Girl Utena, Sailor Moon) comes an intense, sometimes surreal but always thought-provoking tale of love, fate and family.
Synopsis: Once you make a decision, does the universe conspire to make it happen? Is destiny a matter of chance, a matter of choice or the complex outcome of thousands of warring strands of fate?
All twins Kanba and Shoma know is that when their terminally ill sister Himari collapses at the aquarium, her death is somehow temporarily reversed by the penguin hat that she had asked for. It’s a provisional resurrection, however, and it comes at a price: to keep Himari alive they need to find the mysterious Penguin Drum.
In order to do that, they must first find the links to a complex interlocking chain of riddles that has wrapped around their entire existence, and unravel the knots that tie them to mystifying diary and a baffling string of strangers and semi-acquaintances who all have their own secrets, agendas and “survival strategies.” And in order for Himari to live, someone else’s chosen destiny will have to change. It’s a story of love, fate, life, death… and Penguins: PENGUINDRUM!
On the discs
The complete 24-episode series on three Blu-ray discs, featuring English and Japanese audio with English subtitles.
Packaging and Physical Contents
Comes packed in a rigid slipcase with two Amaray cases to hold the three Blu-ray discs.
Also included is an approximately 84 page book (exact page count to be confirmed), packed with a wealth of information previously only available in Japanese, featuring comments from numerous members of the show's creative team about the creation of the series along with all manner of artwork, designs and key animation from across the show.
Release Date: 16/08/2021
Audio: English, Japanese
No. of discs: 3
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