Maiden Japan in association with Sentai Filmworks, will be releasing an OVA collection for the popular VOTOMS series.


Maiden Japan has created a listing for an OVA collection for the 1983 Armored Trooper VOTOMS series. The collection will consist of Last Red Shoulder, Big Battle, Origin of Ambition, Brilliantly Shining Heresy(1-5), and Pailsen Files(1-12). The Blu-ray OVA collection will be in Standard Definition with a run time of approximately 595 minutes. The Blu-ray is priced at $25.99 with a May 21, 2019 release date.

They may be encased in suits of powered armor, but the soldiers who wear a VOTOMS unit in battle are simply serving the purpose that infantry has always served in war: to take ground and hold it, no matter what the cost. Combine that mission with the explosive fuel mixture and thin metal of their powersuits, and their chances of survival are decreased rather than enhanced, and only a handful will live to fight again. But of that elite group of survivors, a few will become legends. Return to the universe of the most realistic mecha warfare ever animated as the beachhead established with the epic 52-episode ARMORED TROOPER VOTOMS widens into a full scale invasion of spectacular and previously unreleased original video animations in ARMORED TROOPER VOTOMS OVA COLLECTION 1!

Maiden Japan’s official description

Prolific mechanical designer Kunio Okawara, known for his many contributions to the mecha anime genre, particularly the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise, served as the mechanical designer for the VOTOMS franchise.

Maiden Japan will also be releasing a Blu-ray SD TV collection of the series for $32.99 to be released March 12, 2019. Armored Trooped VOTOMS is currently streaming on HI-DIVE.

Source: Maiden Japan, Sentai Filmworks

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