Press Release: VIZ Media Announces Action-Packed HUNTER X HUNTER Movie Arrives on Blu-ray & DVD Next Week!

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Feature Length Movie Based On The Popular HUNTER X HUNTER Series Debuts On Blu-ray And DVD

San Francisco, CA, February 13, 2018 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, announces an exciting feature film addition to its HUNTER X HUNTER catalog with the release of HUNTER X HUNTER: PHANTOM ROUGE.

The action-packed movie, which is based on the popular HUNTER X HUNTER anime series, will be released on February 20th as a Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack. The Combo Pack’s MSRP will be $29.98 U.S. / $34.99 CAN. A standard DVD-only edition will also be available with an MSRP of $19.98 U.S. / $24.99 CAN.

In the film, someone has stolen Kurapika’s eyes—and according to him, it was another survivor from his clan who were massacred for their Scarlet Eyes! Gon and Killua begin investigating on his behalf, but shortly after they’ve begun, the Phantom Troupe appears!

“Audiences will be on the edge of their seats as Gon, Killua, Kurapika and Leorio, reunite for this action-packed new feature film,” says Charlene Ingram, VIZ Media’s Director of Animation Marketing. “We invite fans of the HUNETR X HUNTER manga and anime series to dive into this riveting new adventure!”

The HUNTER X HUNTER anime series is based on the popular HUNTER X HUNTER manga originally created by Yoshihiro Togashi. The series (which is distributed in North America by VIZ Media) was produced by the famed animation studio, MADHOUSE, and has been broadcast domestically on Adult Swim’s Toonami. The HUNTER X HUNTER anime series is currently available from VIZ Media on Blu-ray and DVD home media editions.

For additional information on HUNTER X HUNTER or other anime titles distributed by VIZ Media, please visit

About VIZ Media, LLC
Established in 1986, VIZ Media is the premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing. Along with its popular digital magazine WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP and blockbuster properties like NARUTO, DRAGON BALL, SAILOR MOON, and POKÉMON, VIZ Media offers an extensive library of titles and original content in a wide variety of book and video formats, as well as through official licensed merchandise. Owned by three of Japan’s largest publishing and entertainment companies, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media is dedicated to bringing the best titles for English-speaking audiences worldwide.

Learn more about VIZ Media and its properties at


Note: While this press release states the movie will be released February 20th we have confirmed that some stores have already released the movie.

Thanks to our fellow staff member @GundamBarbatos9 for bringing this to our attention.