3x3 Eyes: Immortals
3x3 Eyes: Legend of the Divine Demon

Daisuke Nishio, Kazuhisa Takenouchi, Seiko Sayama,
Shigeru Nishiyama

Manga Entertainment (VHS), Geneon (DVD)

3x3 Eyes: Immortals - 45 min x4 Episodes
3x3 Eyes: Legend of the Divine Demon - 30 mins x3 Episodes

Available in the UK?
Yes (VHS only)

Highest Certificate:  18 (vol 1 & 2)



Other Info:

Total length 270mins.  Originally released in Japan as a four part OAV series in 1991 with three new episodes released in 1995 taking the story to around volume 5 of the manga. 

The series was released by Manga Video in five parts on VHS in the UK, and as a DVD set from Geneon in America.  Parts 1 and 2 of the UK VHS (each containing two episodes of the original OAV) are available as a double feature.  Parts 1 & 2 are (unfairly) rated 18, whilst parts 3 & 5 (each containing one episode of the later OAV) are rated 15, and part 4 is rated PG.  The US rating for the series is 16+

It is also worth noting that the UK VHS release and the US DVD release have very different English dubs.

DVD Extras:
Japanese Dub, English Dub, English Subtitles, Animated Menus, Voice Artist Bios for English and Japanese cast, Art Galleries (including a hidden gallery containing three extra images - to access go to voice artists on disc 1 and press right while highlighting Megumi Hayashibara's name. Press enter to access).

Availability & Price:
The anime was available in the UK on VHS in five volumes priced at between 10 and 14 each, volume one and two could also be purchased as a 'double feature' video for around 13.  VHS tapes are now pretty hard to get hold of and the price does vary wildly.  Auction websites such as eBay as well as standard online shops such as Amazon are still good places to pick up 3x3 Eyes on VHS, and they can usually be bought for very good prices (around half RRP or less) through these sources.

The DVD is only available in the US (Region 1, NTSC) but can be purchased through many import DVD sites priced between 30 and 50.  It is worth noting that because of its price there is a risk of a customs charge when it reaches the UK.  This charge is applied pretty randomly by Her Majesty's Customs and Excise and constitutes the VAT of 17.5% of the package value plus a 4 handling charge.  Some sites (such as DC-DVD) will cover this charge for you, but this peace of mind comes at a price, and you will invariably pay more there than on some other sites.