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●DVD● HIPIRAKUN (ヒピラくん)







Hipirakun (ヒピラくん) is a TV animation series of five minute long episodes directed by Shinji Kimura (木村 真二) based on the tale illustrated by himself upon a original story by Katsuhiro Otomo that was released as a book in 2002 and was originally published in NeNe (ねーねー)  magazine between 2001 and 2002. 

Official website: http://www.hipira.net/


DVD DETAILS

Publisher: Bandai Visual
Release date: 2010-XII-22
Format: NTSC | Region 2 | DVD5 | 1.78:1
Audio: Japanese Dolby Digital Stereo
Subtitles: -
Run time: 25 min
Retail price: ¥1,500
Catalogue number: BCBA-4046


AVAILABILITY

Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/OJxilN
Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1xZfKY6
Amazon CA: http://amzn.to/1CeAGGa
Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1IlAo8r
Amazon DE: http://amzn.to/1IlAih3
Amazon FR: http://amzn.to/1GiLqe5
Amazon IT:-
Amazon ES: http://amzn.to/1IlA8Xa


COLLECTED EPISODES

■ Episode 1: Hipira kun toujou no kan「ヒピラくん登場 の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-21
5 min | Color

■Episode 2: Sōrukun tanjō no maki「ソウルくん誕生 の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-22
5 min | Color

■Episode 3: Kokekokkō no maki「コケコッコー の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-22
5 min | Color

■Episode 6: Gakkō wa tanoshī no maki「学校はたのしい の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-23
5 min | Color

■Episode 10: Uitchi suketchi no maki「ウィッチ・スケッチ の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-25
5 min | Color


OTHER JAPANESE EDITIONS

There is a DVD edition that collects all the episodes of Hipirakun
HIPIRAKUN kanzeban (ヒピラくん 完全版)

●DVD● FREEDOM DVD BOX



Bandai has released a 4 disc DVD BOX set of FREEDOM that includes the whole series consisting in 7 episodes. Katsuhiro Otomo has been in charge of mechanical and character design of this OVA that was originally released between 2006 and 2008. 


DVD DETAILS

Publisher: Bandai Emotion
Release date: 2010-XI-26
Disc type: NTSC | Region 2 | DVD9
Audio: Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: none
Format: 16:9 Vista Size
Run time: 204min
Retail price: ¥7,800
Catalogue number: BCBA-3985


AVAILABILITY

Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/1fYf1GM
Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1OZMuWu
Amazon CA: http://amzn.to/1MAUJJT
Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1BN9HRP
Amazon DE: http://amzn.to/1BN9DSc
Amazon FR: http://amzn.to/1MAUD51
Amazon IT:-
Amazon ES:-


US EDITION ● Freedom: Complete Collection


DVD DETAILS
Publisher: Bandai
Release date: 2009-VII-7
Disc type: NTSC | Region 1 | DVD9 | 2 discs
Audio: Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1 | English Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: English
Format: 16:9
Run time: 350 min
Retail price: $48.88

Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/1FhVRvn
Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1FhW8hO
Amazon CA: http://amzn.to/1xznfER
Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1MALwBx
Amazon DE:-
Amazon FR: http://amzn.to/1xzna4i
Amazon IT: http://amzn.to/1MALrxG
Amazon ES: http://amzn.to/1EEHjs4




UK EDITION ● Freedom The Complete Collection


DVD DETAILS
Publisher: Manga Entertainment
Release date: 2011-X-10
Disc type: PAL | Region 2 | 2 DISCS | DVD9
Audio: Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1 | English Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: English
Format: 16:9
Run time: 358 min
Retail price: £10,90

Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/1Dv6ps4
Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1NK7PBO
Amazon CA: http://amzn.to/1EEMNTG
Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1MANKRs
Amazon DE: http://amzn.to/1xzpurV
Amazon FR: http://amzn.to/1EEN5Kp
Amazon IT: http://amzn.to/1MAOiXm
Amazon ES: http://amzn.to/1MAOohz




FRENCH EDITION ● Freedom : L'intégrale

DVD DETAILS
Publisher: Kazé Animation
Release date: 2013-VII-3
Disc type: PAL | Region 2 | 2 DISCS | DVD9
Audio: Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1 | French Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: French
Format: 16:9
Run time: 195 min
Retail price: €25

Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/1Dv97xE
Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1xzqR9U
Amazon CA: http://amzn.to/1C981BZ
Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1MAPGcG
Amazon DE: http://amzn.to/1MAPEkO
Amazon FR: http://amzn.to/1xzqtbI
Amazon IT: http://amzn.to/1MAPCtb
Amazon ES: http://amzn.to/1EEPwfS




ITALIAN EDITION ● Freedom: Complete Box

DVD DETAILS
Publisher: Dynit
Release date: 2011-II-2
Disc type: PAL | Region 2 | 7 DISCS | DVD5
Audio: Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1 | Italian Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: Italian
Format: 16:9
Run time: 195 min
Retail price: €28,90

Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/1DvbekV
Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1I5qp7d
Amazon CA: http://amzn.to/1OZKDRw
Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1MAR5zR
Amazon DE: http://amzn.to/1xzrOPJ
Amazon FR: http://amzn.to/1EEStgu
Amazon IT: http://amzn.to/1MAQWMN
Amazon ES: http://amzn.to/1MAQVIH



SPANISH EDITION ● Freedom: Edición Integral

DVD DETAILS
Publisher: Selecta Vision
Release date: 
2011-III-29
Disc type: PAL | Region 2 | 2 DISCS | DVD9
Audio: Japanese | Spanish | Catalan Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: Spanish | Catalan
Format: 16:9
Run time: 195 min
Retail price: €18,90

Amazon JP:-
Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1OZLEJn
Amazon CA: http://amzn.to/1OZLzFu
Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1EEVvkU
Amazon DE: http://amzn.to/1MASSVJ
Amazon FR: http://amzn.to/1EEVnSA
Amazon IT:-
Amazon ES: http://amzn.to/1MASMNL

●ILLUSTRATION● CYCLE MODE INTERNATIONAL 2010




Katsuhiro Otomo has drawn the image for CYCLE MODE INTERNATIONAL 2010. A cycling event that takes place in Tokyo and Osaka every year. The illustration has been used to promote the event as well as for the cover of the official guide book.

Check the official site here:http://www.cyclemode.net/2010/

The illustration is contained in the page 68 of KABA 2 art book.



●ILLUSTRATION● TARZAN magazine cover




This month's Tarzan magazine cover features an original illustration by Katsuhiro Otomo. This illustration is included in Katsuhiro Otomo's KABA 2.


MAGAZINE DETAILS

Publisher: Magazine House (マガジンハウス)
Release date: 2010-X-14
Language: Japanese
Number of pages:-
Size: 27.8 x 19.8 x 0.8 cm
Retail price: ¥550


AVAILABILITY

Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/TmY3bF

●ILLUSTRATION● ATRÉ KICHIJOJI



Katsuhiro Otomo Illustrated the Poster for ATRÉ KICHIJOJI a shopping mall in Kichijoji.

The illustration and diferent variations of the color proccesss are contained in the pages 59 and 60 of the Katsuhiro Otomo's Artbook KABA 2

●ILLUSTRATION● CONTEST-S



This is one of the two letterpress illustrations that Katsuhiro Otomo did for the exhibition KAPPAN OMEGURU BOUKEN TEN (活版を巡る冒険展) an 'Exhibition Adventure Over The Letterpress' that took place in CONTEST-S Asagaya from june 6 to june 13. 200 copies were made from this letterpress.




The illustration is reprinted in the page 84 of the artbook KABA 2.

●ILLUSTRATION● CONTEST-S



This is one of the two letterpress illustrations that Katsuhiro Otomo did for the exhibition KAPPAN OMEGURU BOUKEN TEN (活版を巡る冒険展) an 'Exhibition Adventure Over The Letterpress' that took place in CONTEST-S Asagaya from june 6 to june 13. 200 copies were made from this letterpress.


The illustration is reprinted in the page 84 of the artbook KABA 2.

●BOOK● KIKINOSUKE GOMEN 〜 GIYAMAN NO SHO 〜 2 (危機之介御免 〜ギヤマンの書〜 2)



This is the continuation of KIKINOSUKE GOMEN (危機之介御免), a Katsuhiro Otomo original story, written by Yoshihiko Tomizawa (富沢義彦) and illustrated by Hiroyuki Kaidō (海童博行) . KIKINOSUKE GOMEN 〜 GIYAMAN NO SHO 〜 (危機之介御免 〜ギヤマンの書〜) was serialized in Dengeki Maoh (電撃黒マ王) magazine from 2008-III-21 to 2009-XII-17. This is the second book that collects the last four episodes.


BOOK DETAILS

Published by: Akusi media works - Dengeki Comics (アスキー・メディアワークス
電撃コミックス)
Release date: 2010-II-26
Numebr of pages: 192
Language: Japanese
Size: B6 
Retail price: ¥570
ISBN-10: 4048684310
ISBN-13: 978-4048684316


AVAILABILITY

Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/TRifcx
Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1AGlDVV
Amazon CA: http://amzn.to/1MKNv2B
Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1x1DpH3
Amazon DE: http://amzn.to/19AgPeu
Amazon FR: http://amzn.to/19AgOqN
Amazon IT: https://amzn.to/2J8d55k
Amazon ES: https://amzn.to/2qItaHg


EPISODES

●KIKINOSUKE GOMEN 〜 GIYAMAN NO SHO 〜 Episode 5
(危機之介御免 〜ギヤマンの書〜 第5回)
Published in Dengeki Maoh (電撃黒マ王) Vol.7 in 2009-III-18

●KIKINOSUKE GOMEN 〜 GIYAMAN NO SHO 〜 Episode 6
(危機之介御免 〜ギヤマンの書〜 第6回)
Published in Dengeki Maoh (電撃黒マ王) Vol.8 in 2009-VI-22

●KIKINOSUKE GOMEN 〜 GIYAMAN NO SHO 〜 Episode 7
(危機之介御免 〜ギヤマンの書〜 第7回)
Published in Dengeki Maoh (電撃黒マ王) Vol.9 in 2009-IX-18

●KIKINOSUKE GOMEN 〜 GIYAMAN NO SHO 〜 Episode 8
(危機之介御免 〜ギヤマンの書〜 第8回)
Published in Dengeki Maoh (電撃黒マ王) Vol.10 in 2009-XII-17