Bandai Gets '.hack//G.U. Trilogy' Anime Feature Based on Video Game|
At Otakon Bandai Entertainment announced the acquisition of the .hack//G.U. Trilogy, a computer-animated feature film that is based on .hack//G.U., a series of three role-playing video games that take place after the conclusion of the .hack//Roots anime series and were created for the PlayStation 2 console. The CGI-animated .hack//G.U. Trilogy was produced by Cyber Connect 2 and received a theatrical premiere in Tokyo in December 2007 before being released in Japan on DVD in March of 2008.|
According to the Anime News Network, Bandai, which has handled DVD production and distribution for all the previous .hack// anime series in the U.S., has not yet announced when it will release the .hack//G.U. Trilogy on DVD here in the States. The three .hack//G.U. video games came out in Japan in 2006 and 2007. The third and final .hack//G.U. game Redemption debuted in North America in September of 2007.