Disgaea Volume 1 – The Netherworld Prince

December 19th, 2006 by Maestro


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Volume One: The Netherworld Prince

Inspired By The Popular PlayStation2® Adventure Game,
Geneon Entertainment’s Netherworld Journey Begins
On DVD January 9

Trailer #1 | Trailer #2

LONG BEACH, CA — The death of the King has left the Netherworld in chaos, with everyone vying for control of the coveted crown. But despite the rightful claim of the King’s own son, maintaining the throne will not be such an easy task in Disgaea: Volume One — The Netherworld Prince, debuting on DVD January 9th 2007 from Geneon Entertainment. Based on the hugely popular PlayStation2® game which debuted in August 2006 — Disgaea features a colorful assortment of crazy characters… from greedy, power-hungry demons to the Prince’s own party of oddballs, misfits and well-meaning miscreants. A romp through heaven, hell and everywhere in between, Disgaea features animation from OLM, the powerhouse studio that brought Pokemon to life. Presented in anamorphic widescreen with English and Japanese audio streams, the Disgaea: Volume One — The Netherworld Prince DVD also includes a textless version of the opening animation and a game trailer for Disgaea 2. The Disgaea: Volume One — The Netherworld Prince DVD is available for the suggested retail price of $29.98 U.S.

Disgaea Vol. 1 Synopsis

The King of the Netherworld has died and various demons are now building their own empires in an effort to take control. However, the late King’s son has arrived and is out to reclaim his rightful place as ruler of the Netherworld! Along to help him is his vassal; Etna with her Prinny squad, and Flonne, an angel-in-training originally sent to assassinate the king only to find that he has already died. Join our three intrepid, and somewhat eccentric, heroes as they initiate their plan to conquer the Netherworld, Heaven and Earth!


A leading supplier of Japanese animation in North America, GENEON ENTERTAINMENT (USA) INC. (www.geneonanimation.com) is a full-service producer and distributor of entertainment content including film, music, animation and television shows on DVD, UMD, CD, and new media, including the Internet and mobile devices. Continually introducing new and classic anime and live-action programming, as well as anime CD soundtracks, the company also serves as a creative partner to many of Japan’s top anime production companies. Additionally, Geneon Entertainment distributes critically acclaimed musical performances on DVD and CD from renowned artists. Headquartered in Long Beach, Calif., Geneon Entertainment (USA) is a subsidiary and joint venture between Tokyo-based advertising giant Dentsu, Inc. and d-rights, Inc., a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation.

Dentsu Inc., founded in 1901, is the largest advertising agency brand and the fifth largest marketing and communications organization in the world. Based in Tokyo, Dentsu offers national, multinational and global clients the most comprehensive range of advertising and marketing services through its unique “Total Communications Services” approach. Dentsu has pioneered and set global standards for integrated communications, which in latter years have been adopted by a number of major international networks. Dentsu’s consolidated revenues for fiscal term 03/06 were recorded at $17.1 billion. Dentsu is publicly traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

d-rights, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation (Japan’s largest general trading company), established in 1988, is an integrated production company handling entertainment content for a variety of media; terrestrial TV, Internet, DVD, etc. Based in Tokyo, d-rights offers the services as a content producer, a rights manager, and an advertising agency, and d-rights can provide clients with the support necessary to work more efficiently and effectively in the content business.


Street Date:     January 9, 2007
Price:     $29.98 U.S.
Catalog Number:     12865
U.S. Rating:     13 Up
Total Run Time:     100 minutes

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