The DVD set will include the entire 11-episode television series, in a single DVD keepcase, with Japanese audio, English subtitles and on-screen translations, and on-disc video extras.
This anime adaptation of the character-driven, coming-of-age manga by Takako Shimura (Wandering Son) features direction by Kenichi Kasai (Honey and Clover), animation by J.C. Staff (Revolutionary Girl Utena, Nodame Cantabile), and an opening animation sequence conceived by Kunihiko Ikuhara (Revolutionary Girl Utena, Penguin Drum). The series succeeded Ristorante Paradiso in Fuji TV’s NOISE timeslot and was also simulcast by Crunchyroll. In 2009, it was recognized by the jury of the 13th Japan Media Arts Festival as a recommended work.
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About SWEET BLUE FLOWERS (Aoi Hana)
SWEET BLUE FLOWERS (Aoi Hana) Complete Series
Format: DVD (Litebox)
Street Date: 3/5/2013
Runtime: 275 minutes
Suggested Rating: 13+
Audio: Japanese (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo)
Subtitles: English subtitles and English on-screen translations
Video: 16:9 Anamorphic widescreen, Color
Catalog #: LPDVD1362
Clean opening, TV spots, character art gallery, and original U.S. trailer.