Japanese "Hunter x Hunter: Phantom Rouge" Home Video Release Scheduled For July

Battle with Phantom Troupe hits DVD and Blu-ray on July 24th

Along with previewing more designs from the anime series' Chimera Ants, a new Shonen Jump spread confirms that Hunter x Hunter movie Phantom Rouge will be released in Japan on DVD and Blu-ray July 24th.



From the Hunter x Hunter wiki:

Kurapika became a Hunter to take vengeance on the Class-A crime group Phantom Troupe who massacred his clan for their unique eyes. The eyes of the Kurta clan turn scarlet in times of anger or emotional agitation and are considered the most beautiful treasures in the world. Kurapika continues to pursue the Phantom Troupe but an unknown party has stolen his "scarlet eyes". With the help of Gon, Killua and Leorio, Kurapika' s life was saved. However, the Phantom Troupe shows up before them and blocks their way. The true identity of the one with the No.4 spider tatoo is about to be unveiled.



The movie introduces fourth Spider Omokage, voiced by drama star/singer Naohito Fujiki (live-action adaptations of manga Hana Yori Dango, GTO, Dragon Head, Happy Mania).

Idol/actress Umika Kawashima voices Pyro - a childhood friend of Kurapika

Haruhi Suzumiya voice actress Aya Hirano will be voicing itinerant puppeteer Retz



via Hunter x Hunter Wiki





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