Sentai Filmworks has announced that the company has acquired the license for the Nadia, Secret of Blue Water anime, and that their release will be the first time that the series will be available in high definition. The company says the series will be available through digital outlets “soon,” with a bilingual DVD and Blu-ray home video release to follow.

The story is described as:

The World’s Fair, Paris, 1889: a young inventor crosses paths with an enigmatic girl and her pet lion. Suddenly they find themselves pursued by a villainous trio intent upon stealing the magical Blue Water. Thus begins an epic adventure inspired by Jules Verne’s masterpiece 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Join Nadia and Jean as they travel the high seas in search of Nadia’s homeland and her past, their only clue the mysterious jewel Nadia wears. Can they unravel the Secret of the Blue Water before it is too late?

Nadia, Secret of Blue Water was previously released on video tape by Streamline Pictures, and on video tape and DVD by ADV Films.

Source: ANN