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NBC Universal Japan Reveals Second ‘A Certain Scientific Accelerator’ Anime DVD/BD Release Artwork

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© 2018 Kamachi Kazuma / Yamaji Arata / Kadokawa / Project Accelerator

The summer 2019 anime series A Certain Scientific Accelerator, a spinoff from the overall A Certain Magical Index franchise, is getting its home video release handled by NBC Universal Japan. They’ve set a pretty tight schedule for it as the twelve episode series is getting a three-volume release that began on October 30th, 2019. With the first set out yesterday we now have a look at the full packaging spread for it and our first look at the cover for the second volume due in a couple of months. The DVD sets are priced at 10,000 yen each while the Blu-ray sets are priced at 11,000 yen. Check the known schedule and artwork below!

Nobuharu Kamanaka is on board to direct based on the series composition by Kenji Sugihara. Yohei Yaegashi is handling the character design work with JC Staff producing the animation.

The Japanese cast includes Nobuhiko Okamoto as Accelerator, Rina Hidaka as Last Order, Sayumi Watabe as Kato, Nozomi Sasaki as Sisters, Yuko Kaida as Aiho Yomikawa, Ryota Ohsaka as Mikihiko Hishigata, Ayumi Mano as Hiromi Hishigata, Akane Fujita as Leader, Aoi Koga as Naru, Yuka Nukui as Seike, Nozomi Nishida as Yakumaru, Akane Fujita as Leader, Aoi Koga as Naru, Yuka Nukui as Seike, and Nozomi Nishida as Yakumaru

THE SIXTH LIE are performing the opening theme song “Shadow is the Light,” and sajou no hana are performing the ending theme song “Parole.”

Check out the official site and Twitter.

Plot concept: Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator, which Accelerator is the main character. The events of the manga occur after his defeat at the hands of Kamijou Touma and the gunshot wound that he received at the hands of Amai Ao, though it is later revealed that the manga takes place prior to meeting Yomikawa Aiho.

Volume Date Extras
1 10/30/19 Booklet, Original Soundtrack CD, Clean Opening, Clean Closing, Audio Commentary, Bonus Animation
2 12/25/19 Booklet, Radio Drama CD, Audio Commentary
3 02/28/20 Booklet, Radio Drama CD, Promos, Commercials, Audio Commentary
A Certain Scientific Accelerator Japanese Volume 2 Preview
A Certain Scientific Accelerator Japanese Volume 1 Packaging
A Certain Scientific Accelerator Japanese Volume 1 Preview

[Source: Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator]

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