As we move into the busy spring 2015 anime season, more cover artwork for the winter 2015 shows are starting to surface as those releases come out. The latest one comes from the Kadokawa series Kantai Collection, which has had its second volume packaging and cover artwork revealed. The series is getting a fairly standard six volume release where the Blu-ray limited editions are priced at 7,600 yen while the DVD limited editions are at 6,600 yen. The regular edition DVDs are at 5,600 yen. The series is beginning its release on March 27th, 2015 with new volumes following monthly.
For the second disc, releasing on April 24th, 2015, it’ll come with a cast interview CD, a new navigation voice piece, drawings and storyboard material and the slipcover box to hold the set along with illustration cards. On disc extras include the clean closing.
The stars Sumire Uesaka as Fubuki, Saki Fujita as Akagi, and Yuka Iguchi as Kaga. The series was animated at studio Diomedea with Keizo Kusakawa directing based on scripts by Jukki Hanada. Character designs are done by Naomi Ide and Mayuko Matsumoto, who also served as the chief animation directors.
Plot concept: Set in a world where humanity has lost control of the oceans to the “deep sea fleet,” the only hope to counter this threat are the Kanmusu, a group of girls who possess the spirit of Japanese warships. The story revolves around Fubuki, a destroyer who comes to the Chinjufu base to train with other Kanmusu. Watch as their stories unfold!
[Source: Kantai Collection -Kan Colle-]