SRP $29.98 1.33:1 DOLBY DIGITAL 5.1 GENEON

GENEON has released “R.O.D. THE TV: Vol. 1” and from what’s here,
this looks like a great series is about to unfold!  The story is set
in Hong Kong, where three female paper masters use their incredible
skills at manipulating paper, to protect Nenene, a writer being
targeted by a bomber.
GENEON has preserved the show’s original 1.33:1 aspect ratio. This is
a flawless transfer! Colors are as bright and rich as any great
transfer we can recall!  From beginning to end, there’s elaborate
detail and a slick looking image that never ceases to amaze. 
GENEON has provided both a Japanese and English Dolby Digital 5.1
mix. Both offer effective surround effects. From the opening song and
throughout, there is an impressive display of directional and
surround effects. The dialogue is always intelligible and free from
GENEON has included an audio commentary for the first episode. It
consists of GENEON production members discussing such things as the
show’s development, voice casting and plenty of jokes within the
show. It’s an entertaining commentary that’s never dull and often
In addition to an intriguing premise built around the love of books,
whenever the main characters use their powers, these sequences are
nothing short of spectacular! The animation, editing and creativity
is boggling and innovative!