Tonight, Monday, March 8, sees the launch of the Japanese animated series Last Exile on Tech TVs Anime Unleashed block. From Gonzo Ent. and distributed in the U.S. by Geneon Ent., the show will get a special primetime debut at 10 p.m.
Last Exile depicts an epic struggle between two countries gripped in an eternal war of magnificent air battleships, noble generals and a mysterious war-mediating guild.
The 26-part series will be shown in two installments. Episodes one-12 will air the week of March 8, with two new episodes scheduled to air each day from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET. The March 8 premiere with air in primetime at 8 p.m. A special sneak peek at episode 13, which has not yet been released on DVD, will follow on Sunday, March 14. The remaining 13 episodes will air in early 2005.