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TOEI Schedules ‘Bakutsuri Bar Hunter’ Anime DVD Releases

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The barcodes on our personal belongings all have a “bar soul.” These unknown “bar soul” lifeforms live in the “barcode ocean.” And in this world, people can use a “Bakutsuri Bar Rod” fishing rod to fish for and collect the bar souls using augmented reality.
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The fall 2018 anime series Bakutsuri Bar Hunter began back on October 2nd, 2018 and now Toei has finally set their home video release plans for the show. The twenty-five episode series is getting a DVD-only release that begins on August 7th, 2019. It’s being done as a six-volume release with about four episodes per disc that will be priced at 3,800 yen. Check the full schedule below!

The show has Kenji Seto directing based on the series composition by Yoichi Kato. Akemi Yokota is handling the character designs.

The Japanese cast includes Ryou Hirohashi as Totta Tachitsute, Yumi Uchiyama as Potepen, Mitsuki Saiga as Kiba Samejima, and Kouta Nemoto as Shuwajirō.

The manga launched in Coro Coro Comics on March 15th while the toys began to release a few days later.

Check out the official site and Twitter.

Plot Concept: The barcodes on our personal belongings all have a “bar soul.” These unknown “bar soul” lifeforms live in the “barcode ocean.” And in this world, people can use a “Bakutsuri Bar Rod” fishing rod to fish for and collect the bar souls using augmented reality.

Volume Date Extras
1 08/07/19 Booklet
2 09/11/19
3 10/09/19
4 11/13/19
5 12/04/19
6 01/08/20

[Source: Bakutsuri Bar Hunter]

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