Section23 Films has recently announced that they have licensed the Garo: Kiba -The Dark Knight! (Kiba ~ Ankoku Kishi Gaiden ~) v-cinema, which is set to release on Blu-ray on February 20.
Kraken Releasing provided a synopsis for the special.
He was born the child of a Makai Knight and a Makai Priestess. He trained to become a Makai Knight and fight the nightmarish creatures known as Horrors. Everything changed when the forces of evil intervened and stole everything he loved, the man who was once named Barago turned to a darker path. Learning to hate everything he once cherished, and twisting his oaths and armor to a new, sinister purpose, he makes a monstrous bargain with the ultimate Horror and betrays the Makai Knights! Now, in a spectacular stand-alone side adventure, the dark Genesis of one of GARO’s most formidable villains is revealed in GARO: KIBA – THE DARK KNIGHT!
Garo: Kiba – The Dark Knight! is a 45 minute v-cinema that was released on home video in Japan on September 7, 2011. The v-cinema was a tie-in special that takes place during the “Black Fang” of the original live-action series.