GKIDS recently revealed that they are releasing an all-new 4K restoration of the sci-fi adventure on the high seas, NADIA: The Secret of Blue Water. This is an acclaimed television series from visionary director Hideaki ANNO (Neon Genesis Evangelion). This award-winning show is loosely based on the works of Jules Verne, and its popularity later inspired a film, manga, and video games.
Available on 2 August 2022 from GKIDS with distribution by Shout! Factory, the release includes all 39 episodes of the series in both the original Japanese and an English dub. A number of bonus features including a new booklet featuring character and mechanical designs from the series, a sneak-preview featurette, a TV spot, and more will be available. Fans can pre-order their copies now by visiting GKIDS website.
As per the official synopsis shared by GKIDS: It’s 1889 and people from around the globe are flocking to Paris to see scientific achievements at the Exposition Universelle despite rumours of dangers lurking in the oceans. While attending the fair, teenaged inventor Jean meets Nadia, a mysterious girl who possesses a highly sought-after crystal called Blue Water. Pursued by nefarious forces, the pair journey by sea and by sky to escape their would-be captors and to discover the secret of the crystal.
Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water: The complete series bonus features:
- NEW 4K restoration of the series
- NEW Character and Mechanical Design booklet
- TV Spot
- Sneak-Preview Featurette