- What's being released on DVD/UMD?
At this time, the following has been announced for release on DVD:
- "The Best of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe" -- Two disc set with ten of the best episodes, five from season #1 and five from season #2. These episodes were voted on by the fans on He-Man.org. This set includes:
- "Quest for He-Man"
- "Prince Adam No More"
- "Diamond Ray of Disappearance"
- "Teela's Quest"
- "Into the Abyss"
- "Teela's Triumph"
- "To Save Skeletor"
- "The Problem with Power"
- "Origin of the Sorceress"
- Exclusive extra features and art cards
- All 130 episodes of the classic Filmation "He-Man and the Masters of the Universe" animated series divided into four box sets. These will be released as "Season 1, Part 1", "Season 1, Part 2", "Season 2, Part 1", and "Season 2, Part 2". These sets will include exclusive extra features and art cards.
- All 65 episodes of "The New Adventures of He-Man" produced by Dic Entertainment divided into two box sets with exclusive extra features and art cards.
- "The He-Man and She-Ra Christmas Special" with exclusive extra features and art cards.
The following has been announced for release on UMD, (discs playable by your Sony Playstation Portable):
- He-Man and the Masters of the Universe - The Best Top 5 Episodes: Season 1 (contains contents of "Ten Best" DVD collection's disc #1)
- He-Man and the Masters of the Universe - The Best Top 5 Episodes: Season 2 (contains contents of "Ten Best" DVD collection's disc #2)
UMD releases do not include extras.
- When is it coming?
- The "Best of" compilation went to mass market on Tuesday, July 12th, 2005, and should be available at most retailers including Amazon.com. The "Best of" also got a special premier at the 2005 San Diego Comic Con International. The first season box set is slated for fall of 2005, with the rest of the releases to follow over the next 18 months.
- The first two UMD releases, corresponding to each disc in the "Ten Best" DVD release, were released on 23/August/2005.
- Season #1, Part #1 was released on 18/October/2005.
- The "Christmas Special" was released on Tuesday, December 6th, 2005.
- Season #1, Part #2 will be released on 14/February/2006.
- Who is releasing it?
All of the region 1 DVD sets discussed in this FAQ are being released by BCI Eclipse.
- Who owns the rights?
- Where can I see the cover art?
You can see the cover art for the "Best of" compilation right here.
- Where can I read the press releases?
You can read the initial press release Right here.
- Where can I buy all this great stuff?
- How much will it cost?
The Suggested Retail Price for the "Best of" is $24.99, but most retailers will have it for less. The suggested retail on the first two UMD releases will be $19.99 each. Season sets should have a SRP of $49.95.
- Will "The Greatest Adventures of All" or "Skeletor's Revenge" specials be released?
We do not know yet. No information on those has been released.