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Second ‘Mahoujin Guru Guru’ Anime DVD/BD Release Artwork Arrives

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Magic Circle Mahoujin Guru GuriThe summer and fall 2017 anime series Mahoujin Guru Guru is having its home video releases being handled by Media Factory. With the second volume coming out earlier this week, we now have a good-sized look at the cover for it and the packaging in general. They’ve set a solid scheduled for it as the twenty-four episode run will get a six-volume release that began on October 25th, 2017 where they’ll have four episodes each. The DVDs are priced at 9,000 yen each while the Blu-ray’s are priced at 10,000 yen each.

The property comes from Hiroyuki Etou and ran for about a decade back from 1992 to 2003 where there were sixteen volumes produced. The property did have an OVA back in 1994 and it had a TV series in 2000 that ran for almost a year. A sequel series landed in 2012 and the seventh volume came out recently.

The staff for it has Hiroshi Ikehata as the series director with Hisaaki Okui working on the series composition and Naoyuki Asano on character designs.

The Japanese cast includes Shizuka Ishigami as Nike, Konomi Kohara as Kukuri, Katsuyuki Konishi as Kita Kita Oyaji, Yō Taichi as Juju, Yukiyo Fujii as Toma and Takahiro Sakurai as Gipple.

Plot Concept: Nike, a boy from the Boering Village village, is forcefully sent along on a quest to defeat the Devil King after his Hero-worshipping parents see a posting from the king summoning potential heroes.Following the village’s traditions, he visits the magical old lady where he is entrusted with caring for a young girl named Kukuri, who can use the mysterious Guru Guru magic. According to the old woman’s claims, Kukuri is the last survivor of the Migu Migu clan who wields Guru Guru, and she has been waiting for a Hero to appear. It will be a journey filled with laughter and occasional tears. And now the classic fantasy featuring a slacker Hero and a naive young Mage begins to unfold!

Volume Date Extras
1 10/25/17 Booklet, Bonus Short, Audio Commentary, Clean Opening
2 11/29/17 Booklet, Bonus Short, Audio Commentary, Clean Closing
3 12/22/17 Booklet, Bonus Short, Audio Commentary
4 01/24/18 Booklet, Bonus Short, Audio Commentary
5 02/23/18 Booklet, Bonus Short, Audio Commentary
6 03/28/18 Booklet, Bonus Short, Audio Commentary
Mahoujin Guru Guru Japanese Volume 2 Cover
Mahoujin Guru Guru Japanese Volume 2 Packaging
Mahoujin Guru Guru Japanese Volume 1 Cover
Mahoujin Guru Guru Japanese Volume 1 Cover
Mahoujin Guru Guru Japanese Volume 1 Packaging
Mahoujin Guru Guru Japanese Volume 1 Packaging

[Source: Mahoujin Guru Guru]

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