Bandai Ent. today launched http://geneshaft.bandai-ent.com in conjunction with the upcoming DVD release of Kazuki Akane’s anime series, Geneshaft. The website offers an in-depth look into the series with story background, main character profiles, DVD information, a trailer, music soundtrack samples and interviews with the producers.
From the acclaimed director of the Escaflowne television series and theatrical feature, Geneshaft takes place in a futuristic world where a genetic engineering program is initiated in final attempt to save the human race. A new breed of human beings with special skills and abilities is born and all is well until a mysterious artifact of unknown origin enters between the Earth and the moon. Armed with a prototype ship known only as “Shaft,” a group of enhanced humans is sent investigate the orbiting visitor and possibly save the world from total destruction.
Geneshaft – The Ring will be available on home video on May 20. It is rated 13Up and will retial for the sugested price of $29.98. DVD Features and extras include interactive animated menus, Dolby digital audio, English/Japanese language tracks, English subtitles optional, a pilot film, a Geneshaft glossary and more.