Madhouse Studios' 'Iron Man: Rise of Technovore' Dated For April On DVD and Blu-ray

The latest anime based on the Marvel Universe has been dated for April 16th, just in time to get you all hepped up over "Iron Man 3."

We've got the disc details, cover art, and stills from the feature after the jump.

The upcoming film, from "Ninja Scroll" studio Madhouse, stars Matthew Mercer ("Resident Evil Damnation") as Iron Man and Norman Reedus ("The Walking Dead") as the Punisher in a story that will have Tony Stark on the run, accused of committing an act of terrorism.

From the official synopsis:

Billionaire Tony Stark, in his Iron Man armor, prevents an attack from a mysterious new foe, but innocent bystanders are killed, including his best friend War Machine, Lt. Colonel

James Rhodes. Detained for questioning by S.H.I.E.L.D., Iron Man escapes, determined to find the mastermind behind the attack. Pursued by Black Widow and Hawkeye, Iron Man enlists the help of the ruthless vigilante The Punisher. But can the Armored Avenger handle what he finds when he catches the person responsible and is forced to face his deadliest weapon, a biotechnology called Technovore that could wipe out all life on the planet?

Here are the features available on the disc:

Exclusive to the Blu-ray

  • Conceptual art gallery

DVD and Blu-ray special features

  • Tale of Technovore: exploring the animation, story and the adaptation of Marvel characters for the anime film.
  • S.H.I.E.L.D.: Protecting the Marvel Universe: giving viewers an all-access look and brief history into the organization as portrayed in the comics and adapted in the film.

You can check out stills from the feature below including what's possibly the happiest Hawkeye ever seen onscreen.

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