Anime producer and distributor The Right Stuf International and Kadokawa Pictures USA are pleased to unveil the trailer for THE THIRD: THE GIRL WITH THE BLUE EYE, now playing at www.thethirdanime.com !
THE THIRD: THE GIRL WITH THE BLUE EYE, DVD 1: Encounter — which contains the series’ first four episodes — will be available on July 31, 2007.
The 24-episode anime, also known as ‘The Third - Aoi Hitomi no Shoujo,’ is based upon a popular series of novels and short stories written by Ryou Hoshino and illustrated by Nao Goto. Spanning more than 16 volumes, the original fiction has appeared in Japan’s Dragon Magazine since 1999, alongside the serialized novels that inspired the hit Full Metal Panic! and Slayers anime series. Additionally, a manga adaptation ran in Dragon Age magazine, home to the Full Metal Panic!, Slayers and Chrono Crusade manga.
XEBEC (D.N.Angel, Negima!, Fafner, Elemental Gelade) produced the animation for the TV series, which ran on Japan’s WOWOW satellite channel from April through October of 2006.
One Girl. One Tank. No Problem.
In a devastated world overrun by monstrous bugs and ravaged by outlaws, there’s only one person to call when you really need a job done right: Honoka. With a sixth sense for danger, sword skills that are second to none, and a smart-aleck A.I. tank by the name of Bogie, she’s ready to tackle any job and solve any problem for her clients. But while crossing the desert one night, she finds a young man alone in the wasteland. It’s the first step of a journey that will challenge even Honoka’s amazing skills to their very limit! Contains episodes 1-4.
For more information about The Third: The Girl With the Blue Eye, visit the series site at www.thethirdanime.com.