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Halo Legends Releases February 16th, to Combat Valentine's Day

Romance Evolved?

 
Toei&squot;s off-canon "Odd One Out" piece.
Toei's off-canon "Odd One Out" piece.
An odd revaluation just crossed my mind. Halo, the epitome of masculine manliness, will be releasing their testosterone filled anime splendor, Halo Legends, on February 16th. Does the date sound familiar? Well, it should. February 16th is the 2nd day after you forgot about Valentine's day.
 
The 15th through the 18th always hold special places in my heart, since those are the days my significant other refuses to talk to me. With that in mind, a post Valentine's Day release of Halo Legends might be just want I need to keep me warm... while I sleep on the couch.
 
Production I.G's Spartan origin story.
Production I.G's Spartan origin story.
Anyways, the release will be ripe with various skews to meet your various needs. On the 18th, Warner promises you'll be able to choose from the 2 disc special edition versions on Blu-Ray/DVD, or the just bread and meat 1 disc DVD at brick and mortar stores. However, from home you'll be able to digitally download it, or check On Demand to play it straight from the heavens to your TV.
 
 
 
Cost of Admission:
Blu-Ray 2 disc: $34.99
DVD 2 disc: $29.98
DVD 1 disc: $19.98
 
But everyone should get the special editions, since for all we know, Gia is on it... expressing her incredibly diverse knowledge of the Halo Franchise.
 
European Release Date? I've left a message with the PR person behind the release, but no official confirmation of Europe's release date yet.The date for NA corresponds with the already known Japanese release schedule, so its likely Europe will be on the same page. When we hear back, we'll update.
giaon Jan. 7, 2010 at 11:22 a.m.
Hey, nothing goes better with a big pile of chocolate than Halo.
 

Zeouterlimitson Jan. 7, 2010 at 11:59 a.m.
Nom nom cake & blu-ray, I has it pre-ordered.
giaon Jan. 7, 2010 at 12:49 p.m.
@Zeouterlimits: Eeeeexcellent!
slykuraon Jan. 7, 2010 at 4 p.m.
FYI Australia will have a release on March 3. 
 But the twist? It's being released by Madman Entertainment :) 
 
 2 DVD sku - 
http://www.madman.com.au/actions/catalogue.do?releaseId=13403&method=view
Blu-Ray Sku - 
 http://www.madman.com.au/actions/catalogue.do?releaseId=13404&method=view
giaon Jan. 7, 2010 at 4:34 p.m.
@slykura: Ahh, Madman: they're sort of Australia's FUNimation, aren't they? At least it always seems like pretty much every anime in Australia is released by them.
Konandaon Jan. 7, 2010 at 5:46 p.m.

There is some pretty badass lady soldiers and SPARTANs in that universe to. Oh and civilians as well. For instance Dr. Halsey, who is the lady behind the SPARTAN program and Cortana.

slykuraon Jan. 7, 2010 at 9:31 p.m.
@gia: Sort of, but we're an independent company  Funi are good friends of ours .
giaon Jan. 8, 2010 at 4:58 p.m.
@slykura: Oh, hey there! :) I didn't mean to imply that you guys were related to FUNimation, just that you have comparable market shares. :)
John_Martoneon Jan. 12, 2010 at 1:19 p.m.
@gia said:
" @slykura: Oh, hey there! :) I didn't mean to imply that you guys were related to FUNimation, just that you have comparable market shares. :) "
That's our Gia, always so insensitive to Australians...
haseo_yashimoraon Jan. 12, 2010 at 1:21 p.m.

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