- Rated: Not Rated
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 1 hours, 17 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: February 6, 2007
- Originally Released: 2007
- Label: Starz / Anchor Bay
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.78
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Surround 2.0 - English, Spanish
- Dolby Surround 5.1 - English
- Additional Release Material:
- Audio Commentary: Mike Mignola, Tad Stones, Phil Weinstein
- "To Hell and Back: How Mike Mignola Created HELLBOY PT. 1"
- "A New Breed: Creating the New HELLBOY"
- "Conquering HELLBOY: The Actor's Role"
- "Keepers of HELLBOY: A Comic Con 2006 Panel Discussion"
- "A View from the Top: The 'Heads' Sequence"
- "HELLBOY Goes East"
- Limited Edition Mike Mignola Comic Book
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Ultimate DVD - 03/01/2007
3 stars out of 5 -- "The eye-pleasing layout feels cinematic, the action and camera moves are fluid...and there's a full score."
When a professor of folklore opens an ancient scroll and becomes possessed by powerful spirits, the authorities call on Hellboy for help. But Hellboy has battles of his own when he picks up a samurai sword that transports him to a netherworld of ghosts and monsters. Intrigue and action abound in this Hellboy animated feature entitled SWORD OF STORMS.
Description by Anchor Bay:
In this first animated feature from Director Tad Stones (Buzz Lightyear of Star Command), and Creative Producers Mike Mignola (creator of HELLBOY comics) and Guillermo del Toro (writer/director of the HELLBOY movie), a folklore professor becomes unwittingly possessed by the ancient Japanese demons of Thunder and Lightning. But when The Bureau of Paranormal Research & Defense dispatches a team of agents to investigate, a cursed samurai sword sends Hellboy (Ron Perlman) to a supernatural dimension of ghosts, monsters and feudal mayhem.Now while pyrokinetic Liz Sherman (Selma Blair) and fishboy Abe Sapien (Doug Jones) battle one very pissed-off dragon, a lost and cranky Hellboy must find his way home. Even if he can survive the perilous journey, how much crap does a guy have to put up with from the two most vengeful and ferocious spirits of Japanese legend'