August 2005

Toonami DVD Releases: Thrice Edition Posted Thursday, August 25, 2005, 3:47AM by andromaton
"Everyone's favorite superheroes have finally got official announcments. Batman:TAS Vol. 4 and Superman:TAS Vol. 2 will be released. When you ask? Try December 6th. You know who else will meet them on store shelves that day? Old school Toonami Vets the Thundercats with Season 1 Vol 2. December 6th will surely be a good day for Toonami fans.

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Source(s): TVonDVD and Toonzone

Superman: The Animated Series Volume 2

Synopsis: Lex Luthor. Bizarro. Metallo. Karkull. The universe is filled with villains. And only the Man of Steel can keep them from overthrowing Earth in these 18 action-packed episodes from the Emmy-winning series! Filled with dynamic storylines, brilliant animation and complex characters, this collection includes the three-part crossover episode World's Finest, in which The Joker teams with Lex Luthor, forcing Batman and Superman into a reluctant partnership to defeat the crazed clown and maniacal billionaire. Fly high with this exciting two-disc set packed with all the thrilling battles that only Superman could win!

Format: DVD
Announce Date: 8/24/05
Street Date: 12/6/05
Closed Captioning: Yes
MSRP: $26.99
Subformat: Multi Disc
Media Quantity: 2
Sound Track Language: English
Run Time: 390
Subtitles: English, Francais, Espanol
Aspect Ratio: Original Aspect Ratio - 1.33, Standard [4:3 Transfer]

DVD Features: Audio Commentary: Video Commentary on ""Brave New Metropolis"" and ""World's Finest Part 1"" with Bruce Timm, Paul Dini, Glen Murakami, James Tucker, Dan Riba and Moderator Jason Hillhouse

Batman: The Animated Series Volume 4

Synopsis: In the hit show that continues the Batman storyline from the Emmy-winning Batman: The Animated Series, two years have passed and Batman still protects the streets of Gotham City from the demented criminals that inhabit its dark alleys. But irreconcilable differences with Dick Grayson lead to the collapse of the Batman/Robin crimefighting duo and to the birth of Gotham's new hero Nightwing. Batgirl fights at Batman's side, and a new Robin takes flight after Batman's chance encounter with young Tim Drake. In these 24 thrilling episodes, the Gotham Knights face their worst enemies - Joker, Penguin, Mr. Freeze and many more - in a comprehensive 4-disc set that completes the Batman animated saga!

Format: DVD
Announce Date: 8/24/05
Street Date: 12/6/05
Closed Captioning: Yes
MSRP: $44.98
Subformat: Multi Disc
Media Quantity: 4
Sound Track Language: English
Run Time: 521
Subtitles: English, Francais, Espanol
Aspect Ratio: Original Aspect Ratio - 1.33, Standard [4:3 Transfer]

DVD Features: Audio Commentary: Commentary on ""Over the Edge"", ""Critters"" and ""Legends of the Dark Knight"" by Bruce Timm, Paul Dini, Glen Murakami, James Tucker, Dan Riba and Moderator Jason Hillhouse

Featurette: Arkham's Finest: Inside Batman's Rogue Gallery

Thundercats Season 1 Volume 2

Synopsis: Led by their young leader Lion-O, the Thundercats forge a new home on Third Earth. But as they rebuild their lives, the vile Mumm-Ra and the Mutants at Castle Plundarr plot to annihilate the Thundercats' fledgling civilization. Mystical mind games, mechanical monsters and outright evil plans - these are the daily battles our feline-inspired heroes endure. And as the Thundercats war with their vicious enemies, Lion-O must pass five trials to prove his birthright as ruler and the rightful owner of the powerful Sword of Omens. Hear his battle cry in these 32 episodes totaling more than 11 hours of classic cartoon adventures across six Season One/Vol. Two discs!

Format: DVD
Announce Date: 8/24/05
Street Date: 12/6/05
Closed Captioning: Yes
MSRP: $64.92
Subformat: Multi Disc
Media Quantity: 6
Sound Track Language: English
Run Time: 736
Subtitles: English, Francais, Espanol
Aspect Ratio: Original Aspect Ratio - 1.33, Standard [4:3 Transfer]

DVD Features: Documentary: Thundercats Ho! The Making of a Pop Culture Phenomenon: Executive Producer Arthur Rankin Jr. Shares Secrets from the Show.