On the release day of the original long novel series’ long-awaited 16th volume in Japan, it is announced that the Blu-ray boxes of the first three TV anime adaptations of Hajime Kanzaka’s long-running fantasy light novel series Slayers: Slayers (1995), Slayers NEXT (1996), and Slayers TRY (1997), will be released from King Records in Japan for the first time. The Blu-ray box project’s official website also opens today with its details.
All three box contains four discs and a 24-page all color booklet. The novel illustrator Rui Araizumi newly draws the jacket illustrations for the three boxes. The price for each three is 27,000 yen (about 240 US dollars). The box for the first series is set to be released on December 26, 2018, then that of the second and third series will follow on March 27 and June 26, 2019.
For those who can’t wait the release, all three series are now available to Crunchyroll members in
United States and Canada.
The novel series was launched in January 1990 and so far the whole series has 51 volumes in total
(long novel series: 16 volumes, Special series: 30 volumes, Smash. series: five volumes), and its total
print has reached 20 million copies.
The novel 16th volume “Atessa no Kaikou” (The Encounter at Atessa) cover
©Hajime Kanzaka, Rui Araizumi/Fujimi Shobo/TV Tokyo, TV Tokyo Media Net, Marubeni
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