SANTA MONICA, CA (September 17, 2013) – At their recent industry panel at Nan Desu Kan in Denver, Aniplex of America Inc. announced its release plans for the anime series Oreshura in North America. The high school romantic comedy from animation studio A-1 Pictures (Sword Art Online, Blue Exorcist) will be released in a Complete DVD Set. The story of Oreshura follows a high school freshman named Eita Kidou who would rather concentrate on his studies than deal with the evils of romance. Eita’s life suddenly changes when the most popular girl in school, Masuzu Natsukawa, gives him a proposition he can’t refuse. Eita either pretends to be Masuzu’s boyfriend or have his personal secret’s revealed from his journal from middle school. Along with several other girls including his childhood friend, his ex-girlfriend and his “fiancé”, will Eita be able to continue his ordinary school life while maintaining a pretend relationship and dealing with all of his admirers?
The Oreshura -Complete DVD Set- will feature the original Japanese audio with English subtitles as well as bonus contents. Just in time for the holiday season, the Complete DVD Set is scheduled for release on December 17th. The Oreshura -Complete DVD Set- will be available for pre-order through rightstuf.com and Aniplex’s official retailers (AniplexUSA.com/retailers) starting Monday September 16. The -Complete DVD set- will include the entire series (13 episodes) on 3 DVD discs. Bonus features for the set will include the textless opening and ending themes, a deluxe booklet and special web previews. The packaging o-sleeve will feature the key visual art and a 2-sided reversible cover. Details including features and pricing are listed below.
Oreshura -Complete DVD Set- features:
- 3 DVD Discs
- Includes Episodes 1-13 (TRT: 325 min)
- Video: 16:9, Widescreen
- Audio: Japanese
- Subtitles: English
- Textless Opening and Ending
- Special Web Previews
- Special Booklet
- O-Sleeve with Key Visual Art
- 2-sided Reversible Cover
Oreshura can be pre-ordered and purchased at: Right Stuf: http://www.rightstuf.com/i/aoa3601
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Eita Kidou is a high school freshman with excellent grades and a disdain for love. Along with his childhood friend Chiwa Harusaki, a girl who’s nearly a sister to him, Eita lived an ordinary school life concentrating on his studies. This was all until the school’s most beautiful girl, Masuzu Natsukawa, surprisingly confesses her love to Eita. However, her true desire is only to fool the eyes of others and pretend to be a couple. With a “certain secret” of his in Masuzu’s hands, Eita is forced to play along. Moreover, a fierce battle over Eita begins as his ex-girlfriend, Himeka, and his virtual fiancé, Ai, join the fray! Will Eita be able to continue his ordinary school life while maintaining a pretend relationship and dealing with all of his admirers?
About Aniplex of America Inc.
Aniplex of America Inc. (Santa Monica, California) is a subsidiary of Aniplex Inc. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan), a group of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc. and leading provider of anime content and music production and distribution in Japan. Aniplex of America has launched fan-favorite DVD and Blu-Ray releases such as Sword Art Online, Bakemonogatari, Durarara!!, Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Blue Exorcist. The company’s ever-growing line-up of shows includes our most recent titles Kill la Kill, VALVRAVE the Liberator, Magi, Oreimo 2, Silver Spoon, ServantxService and Vividred Operation.
About Right Stuf
Currently celebrating its 26th year in business, Right Stuf, Inc. was one of the first players in the U.S. Japanese Animation (“anime”) industry, as both an anime producer/distributor and a retailer. Right Stuf works to promote knowledge of its own products, as well as the anime and manga industry, through its online storefront at RightStuf.com and a variety of media including podcasts and special publications.