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Finalized ‘Love Stage!!’ Anime Bilingual Blu-ray Release Packaging Showcased

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A second life for a popular title!

Sentai Filmworks revealed back in October 2018 that after bringing this out on DVD and Blu-ray back in 2016, the Love Stage!! anime series will be getting dubbed. The release is set for a July 30th, 2019 debut priced at $69.98 that comes with episode commentaries by the English production and cast side, promo spots, Japanese home video promos, character bumpers, and the clean opening and closing. Check out the dub cast, which has David Wald directing and the trailer preview for it below and skim further to see the full packaging spread that’s now out there.

Check out our review of the anime series as released by Sentai Filmworks.

  • Greg Ayres as Izumi Sena
  • Adam Gibbs as Ryoma Ichijou
  • David Wald as Rei Sagara
  • Greg Cote as SHOGO
  • John Swasey as Seiya Sena
  • Monica Rial as Nagisa Sena / Lala-Lulu
  • Brittney Karbowski as Kasumi Shino / Gaga-Ruru
  • Tia Ballard as Kanna Sato / Shanti / Miho / Young Izumi
  • Christopher Sabat as Biscuit/Miss Terry
  • Josh Grelle as Takahiro Kuroi
  • James Belcher as Kojiro Ryuuzaki
  • Ian Sinclair as Kosuke Sotomura
  • Blake Shepard as Kurimu Kaneda
  • Andrew Love as Zenon Futoyama
  • Marcy Bannor as Ai Ichihara
  • Kregg Dailey as Tenma Hidaka
  • Jay Hickman as Miyabi Saotome
  • Katelyn Barr as Maho / Young Ryoma
  • Margaret McDonald as Miho / Sugirin

This anime series was directed by Kenichi Kasai (Honey and Clover, Bakuman) with series composition by Michiko Yokote (Kobato, Princess Tutu), art direction by Hirotsugu Kakoi (Hatsukoi Limited, Kyousogiga) and animation production by J.C. Staff (Dream Eater Merry, The Familiar of Zero).

Plot concept: Daydreamer Izumi Sena is the black sheep of his family. With a model for a mother, a singer for a father, and a brother who fronts one of the most popular bands around, you’d think Izumi would be destined for stardom. Despite being born into a family of stars, Izumi has no desire to be in the spotlight, and his only dream is to become a world-class manga artist. But in an unexpected turn of events, Izumi finds himself not only pulled onto the set of a commercial, but forced to dress as a girl! In case the situation wasn’t awkward enough, Izumi stumbles into his costar, the handsome Ryoma Ichijo, and it’s love at first sight. Or, at least it is for Ryoma, who is so convinced by Izumi’s costume, that when the shoot is over, he makes it his life mission to track down the “actress” that sets his heart aflutter. But when Ryoma discovers Izumi’s secret, will it be sparks that fly or fists? And will Izumi be able to avoid his destiny as a superstar, or will he be sucked into the same fame-filled life as the rest of his family?

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