Aniplex of America has just announced that they will begin releasing the first season of Aldnoah.Zero on standard edition DVD and limited edition Blu-ray this July. Volume 1 will be released on July 21 and volume 2 will be released on August 27. Pre-orders for both volumes will be available on the official website beginning June 8 for fans North, Central and South America.
Aniplex of America also announced that they will be premiering the English dub of the series at this year’s Anime Expo. The first three episodes will be shown at the event. Following the premiere, a special Q&A session will be held with the following English cast members: Matt Mittelman (Inaho Kaizuka), Zach Aguilar (Slaine Troyard) and Erika Harlacher (Princess Asseylum).
The details of the limited edition release of volume 1 are as follows:
BD Disc Specs & Bonus Contents
- Spoken Languages: Japanese, English
- Subtitles: English, Spanish
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Widescreen
- Episodes: 1-6
- Number of Disc: 2 Blu-ray Discs
- Total Run Time: Approx 150 min.
- Rating: 13UP
- Textless Opening “heavenly blue”
- Promotional Videos and Commercials
- “Count to A/Z” (Special Interview Program with the Japanese director, main cast and music composer)
Bonus Materials & Special Package
- Box Illustrations by I-IV (Mecha Design)
- Special 36-pages Booklet “Character Archives” by ALDNOAH.ZERO x TAKAKO SHIMURA (Original Character Design)
- Collectable Pin-Ups
The suggested retail price is $94.98 USD while the store price is $74.98 USD. The DVD will contain the same on-disc extras, but will not come in a special package or contain any bonus materials. The DVD has a suggested retail price of $39.98 USD, but the store price is $29.98 USD.