The Oriemo 2 OVAs will Premiere at Otakon featuring Oreimo Author, Director and Editor as Special Guests!
SANTA MONICA, CA (June 29, 2013) – Aniplex of America Inc., in collaboration with Otakon Inc., has announced that the final three episodes of Oreimo 2 will make its worldwide debut at Otakon in Baltimore, MD on Friday August 9 th.
Following the announcement that the episodes are scheduled to stream worldwide on Crunchyroll on August 17th, Otakon will be the first to screen the OVA episodes 14 through the final episode 16 before its initial airing in Japan. The Oreimo 2 OVAs will be shown in HD on August 9th, Friday Afternoon at 3PM*. To celebrate this special event, Oreimo Author Tsukasa Fushimi, Director Hiroyuki Kambe and Editor Kazuma Miki (ASCII MEDIA WORKS Inc.) will be in attendance as special guests at the world premiere.
In addition, there will be a talk session immediately following the Oreimo 2 OVA screening and an autograph session hosted by Otakon.
For those who can’t attend the premiere event at Otakon can still watch the Oreimo 2 OVAs on Crunchyroll starting August 17th. Crunchyroll will host a limited screening event between August 17 and August 31 this year. Crunchyroll Premium users will be able to view all 3 OVAs immediately while free users are able to view it one-week after immediate Crunchyroll broadcast. In addition, from July 17 to August 31, both the regular season of Oreimo 2 and its corresponding OVAs upon its August 17th broadcast on Crunchyroll, will be available to world-wide audiences except for those in: Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore, France, Switzerland, Belgium, Algeria, Monaco, and Tunisia.
The entire season of Oreimo 2 (Episodes 1-13) is currently available for streaming on the Aniplex Channel, Hulu and Crunchyroll. A synopsis on Oreimo 2: Kyousuke Kousaka is a high schooler who has been leading a quiet, humdrum life. However, his life is turned upside-down when his little sister, Kirino, comes to him for “life counseling.” It turns out that Kirino, a well-rounded winner in life, has many otaku-ish hobbies and loves anime and games. Kyousuke sincerely takes on Kirino’s request to tackle life counseling. And so, as more and more people get involved–including Kuroneko and Saori Vageena, whom Kirino met via social networks; Kirino’s friends, Ayase and Kanako, and Kyousuke’s childhood friend, Manami–changes to their icy cold brother-sister relationship begin to appear. After they overcome the crisis of Kirino suddenly leaving to study abroad, what kind of craziness will her “life counseling” cause next?
“We are very excited to host the world premiere of the Oreimo 2 final episodes at Otakon” says Hideki Goto, the president of Animation Business of Aniplex of America. “We would like to thank Otakon for this opportunity to watch the finale of Oreimo 2”
For more information on the Oreimo 2 worldwide premiere event, please visit: www.AniplexUSA.com/oreimo