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The first feature-length animated film by renowned anime studio GAINAX. The film has been remastered in stunning 4K in honor of the legendary film’s 35th anniversary. Bandai Namco Filmworks Inc. describes the plot of the film as follows: “The Royal Space Force is established in Honnêamise - a fictional kingdom on a fictional planet. Although the force boasts 30 years of history, they haven't been able to achieve solid results; people and the government have given up on them, seeing the force as a burden. Shirotsugh Lhadatt, the protagonist, is a member of the Royal Space Force, which far from their dreams have gone into idleness. One day, Shirotsugh meets Riqunni, a girl who preaches God's word, and his destiny drastically changes, leading him to volunteer to be a space pilot..." Prepare to witness the legendary film that revolutionized the anime industry, launched the careers of dozens of today’s animation superstars such as Hideaki Anno and Yoshiyuki Sadamoto of “Evangelion” and put Studio GAINAX forever on the map as one of Japan’s premiere production houses. Staggering animation, brilliant storytelling and a scope that goes beyond epic combine to produce an emotional powerhouse that will send your spirit flying towards the stars with ROYAL SPACE FORCE - The Wings of Honnêamise!
Included in release
This import contains the Japanese special edition of the product (Region Free), complete with English subtitles, English dub, and gorgeous bonus features perfect for the discerning collector. Extra features include an audio version of the Pilot Film never released on laser disc, a BGM collection accompanied with many Image Boards, as well the 'Document File', A documentary video containing production scenery and interviews with GAINAX staff released only in 1987. A Special Booklet (16 pages planned), and Storyboard collection (10/04/1986 Version, 430 pages planned). are planned for this release. The product will be distributed in North America concurrently with the Japanese distribution, allowing fans abroad immediate access to this exciting and exclusive rerelease.