Nexus’ anime adaptation of the hit manga series Darwin’s Game will be coming to Blu-ray on March 16, 2021. Darwin’s Game is a Survival Of The Fittest anime whose plot focuses on a 17 year teenage boy named Kaname Sudo as he has to fight for his life after accepting an invitation to a game app called Darwin’s Game.

Sudo is granted a special ability called a sigil while he participates in the game. His sigil allows him to recreate weapons he touched before and can modify them. The name of his Sigil is “The Fire God’s Hammer”. His main focus in the story is to clear the game and kill it’s Game Master. The series is similar to other Survival Of The Fittest anime such as Sword Art Online, Attack On Titan, Tokyo Magnitude: 8.0, Rainbow: Nisha Rokubou no Shichinin, and Eden Of The East. Darwin’s Game had 11 episodes produced and aired from January 3, 2020 till March 20, 2020. Fans on the anime and genre can be looking forward in getting the new Blu-Ray bundle set of this popular anime series. The popular series was directed by Yoshinobu Tokumutu and written by Shu Miyama. The manga were the series was based on was written and illustrated by FLIPFLOPs.

Darwin’s Game Unleashed

A mysterious invitation turns Kaname Sudo’s world
upside down in an unpredictable battle of superpowers!

darwin's game box set

SANTA MONICA, CA (November 18, 2020) – Aniplex of America is excited to announce the release of Darwin’s Game as a complete Blu-ray set on March 16, 2021. The set will contain all eleven episodes of the thrilling series in both English and Japanese audio, along with web previews, and textless opening and ending on three Blu-ray discs. Featuring an electrifying box art illustration by character designer Kazuya Nakanishi, the complete Blu-ray set includes a special booklet with character information.

Adapted from the original manga series by FLIPFLOPs, which was serialized in “Bessatsu Shonen Champion” by AKITASHOTEN , the animated series premiered in January 2020 and was produced by studio Nexus (Comic Girls, Granbelm) and directed by Yoshinobu Tokumoto, who served as episode director for many notable shows including Bakemonogatari and Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend. The series features music by Kenichiro Suehiro (Cells at Work!, Goblin Slayer) with its opening theme, “CHAIN,” by ASCA (Sword Art Online Alicization, Fate/Apocrypha) and ending theme, “Alive,” by Mashiro Ayano (Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works], Record of Grancrest War).

The heart pounding series stars Yusuke Kobayashi (Fire Force, Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-) and Stephen Fu (Golden Kamuy, How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift?) as Kaname Sudo, a 17-year old high schooler who becomes an unwilling  participant in a life-or-death battle after receiving a mysterious email inviting him to download an app called “Darwin’s Game.” As he fights to survive, he encounters Shuka Karino, a top-ranking player known as “The Undefeated Queen,” played by Reina Ueda (Lord El-Melloi II’s Case Files {Rail Zeppelin} Grace note, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba) and Alexis Tipton (Kaguya-sama: Love is War? A Certain Magical Index)

The Darwin’s Game Complete Blu-ray Set  is now accepting pre-orders at online retailer RightStuf Anime (https://www.rightstufanime.com).

Darwin’s Game Complete Blu-ray Set  includes:

Darwin’s Game Complete Blu-Ray Set Announced For March 2021 Release - The Illuminerdi

<Disc Specs>

  • Spoken Languages: English & Japanese
  • Subtitles: English
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 HD Widescreen 1920x1080p
  • Episodes: 11 Episodes
  • Number of Discs: 3 Blu-ray Discs
  • Total Run Time: Approx. 282 min.
  • Rating: 13 UP

<Bonus Content>

·         Textless Opening

·         Textless Ending

·         Web Previews

* Bonus content subject to change.

* Bonus content includes English subtitles.

< Bonus Materials & Package>

·         Box Illustration by Kazuya Nakanishi (Character Design)

·         Special booklet with character reference guides

* Bonus materials subject to change.

Product number and UPC bar code:

TitleStreet DateSKU #UPCSRPStore Price

Darwin’s Game
Complete Blu-ray Set
3/16/2021AOA-15801816546023812$149.98$119.98

Retailer Link: https://www.rightstufanime.com/Darwins-Game-Blu-ray

About Darwin’s Game :

Kaname Sudo, an ordinary high school student, receives an invitation email to try a mysterious app called “Darwin’s Game.” Upon launching the app, Kaname is drawn into a game where players fight one another using superpowers called Sigils. Without knowing the reason for all this, can Kaname survive furious battles against the powerful players who attack him?

For more information, please visit: https://darwinsgame-anime.com/

STAFF

Original Work: FLIPFLOPs (Serialized in “Bessatsu Shonen Champion” by AKITASHOTEN)

Director: Yoshinobu Tokumoto

Series Composition / Screenplay: Hide Fukayama (FLIPFLOPs)

Character Design: Kazuya Nakanishi

Props and Weapons Design: Daichi Kitahara

Weapons Supervisor: Kenichi Kaneko

Art Director: Kei Takeuchi

Assistant Art Director: Lee Bun Sun

Color Design: Naoto Tanaka, Junko Okazaki

Director of Photography: Gaku Hirooka

Editor: Kentaro Tsubone

3DCG Director: Shinji Ikeda

Music: Kenichiro Suehiro

Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa

Sound Production: MAGIC CAPSULE

Animation Producer: Hiroshi Nakamura

Animation Production: Nexus

English Voice Director: Cliff Chapin

CAST (Japanese/English)

Kaname Sudo: Yusuke Kobayashi / Stephen Fu

Shuka Karino: Reina Ueda / Alexis Tipton

Rein Kashiwagi: Nichika Omori / Tia Ballard

Ryuji Maesaka: Taku Yashiro / Jarrod Greene

Sui / Sota: Yumiri Hanamori / Brittany Lauda

About Aniplex of America Inc.

Aniplex of America, Inc. (Santa Monica, California) is a subsidiary of Aniplex, Inc. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan), a division of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan), Inc., and a leading provider of anime content and music production and distribution in Japan. The company’s ever-growing lineup of shows includes: Sword Art Online, FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST: BROTHERHOOD, Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works], Fate/Zero,  KILL la KILL, Gurren Lagann, Monogatari series, anohana -The Flower We Saw That Day-, Cells at Work!, The Promised Neverland, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba, The Millionaire Detective – Balance: UNLIMITED and many more. In 2017, the company released the English version of the popular mobile game, Fate/Grand Order.

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