News from VIZ Media

VIz Media sent me this announcement today.

“Blue Dragon”, the fantasy action series based the Xbox 360 role playing video
game, is now available on DVD. Volume 1, which contains five episodes, hit store shelves this week and has a price tag of $14.98.

As the company’s press release tells it: The “Blue Dragon” animated series is a classic adventure story of magical Shadow powers, flying air fortresses, and unbounded heroism!

Brought together by fate, Seven Soldiers of Light must awaken the Shadow within themselves in time to overcome a despotic power and bring peace to their land. Their ensuing journey through a rich fantasy world is also an internal journey to awaken the great power within each of them.

The Xbox 360 game “Blue Dragon” was developed by Hironobu Sakaguchi who is the creator of Final Fantasy.

The game and animated series feature characters designed by Akira Toriyama, the creator of the Dragon Ball series of manga .