FUNimation Entertainment Acquires Disgaea
Flower Mound, TX (September 1, 2010) – FUNimation® Entertainment today announced that it has acquired home entertainment, broadcast and digital rights for the fantasy adventure series “Disgaea” from d-rights.
The 12-episode series is directed by Kiyotaka Isako (“Love Hina” and “Utawarerumono”) and based on the popular Disgaea role-playing games developed by Nippon Ichi Software.
The Netherworld is in chaos since the death of its Overlord. His demon son sets out to claim the throne, accompanied in his adventures by an angel-assassin trainee, and his demon underling who controls an army of minions. Along the way they’ll meet a variety of friends and foes including curvy scientists, healers, samurai and more. When three major powers –demons, angels, and humans—vie for control, obtaining and maintaining the title of Overlord won’t be easy.
FUNimation will release the complete series on DVD in early 2011.
In the meantime, watch the first episode featuring the English voice track now live on www.funimation.com/video
FUNimation Entertainment Press Release