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Shochiku Reveals First ‘Amanchu!’ Blu-ray Anime Release TV Spot

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Amanchu Visual 5-26The summer 2016 anime series Amanchu! had its home video release information set up ahead of the debut as it’s getting a seven volume release when it arrives. With the first episode premiering last week, Shochiku now has a new promo spot out to remind fans to get their preorders in for it as it highlights the music along the way and a glimpse of what the cover artwork will be like. The show will begin its release on September 27th, 2016 where the first six Blu-ray’s are priced at 7,344 yen each while the seventh is priced at 5,184 ye. check the chart below for all the dates.

The series has set Junichi Sato as the chief director with Kenichi Kasai doing the main directing working off of series composition by Deko Akao. Character designs are being handled by Youko Itou with animation produced at JC Staff.

The cast includes Eri Suzuki as Hikari Kohinata, Ai Kayano as Futaba Ooki, Saori Oonishi as Ai Ninomiya, Yuuichirou Umehara as Makoto Ninomiya, Shizuka Itou as Mato Katori, Yurika Kubo as Aria and Kikuko Inoue as Kino Kohinata.

Maaya Sakamoto will be involved with it as her sing Million Clouds will be used as the opening theme song for the series. Sato and Sakamoto worked together most recently on the Tamayura series where she did the theme songs.

Plot concept: Hikari Kohinata is a cheerful 15-year-old girl who lives near the ocean and she spends much of her time diving as a result. On her first day of high school, she meets a teacher who also likes scuba diving. There’s also a 16-year-old classmate, Futaba, who gets dragged along in Hikari’s maelstrom as soon as they meet at school. Most of the manga so far details the relationship between the two girls, which quickly seems to move into romantic two girl friendship-territory.

Volume Date Extras
1 09/27/16 Staff Commentary, Cast Recital, Booklet
2 10/26/16
3 11/29/16
4 12/20/16
5 01/24/17
6 02/21/17
7 03/28/17

[Source: Amanchu!]

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