The spring 2020 anime adaptation of the Arte manga was announced is getting its home video releases handled by Toei Entertainment and they’ve set an interesting release pattern for it. The twelve-episode series is getting a three-volume Blu-ray release that begins on June 10th, 2020. It’s also getting a DVD release as just a box set on August 5th, 2020, which is when the final Blu-ray release comes out. The Blu-rays are priced at 13,200 yen each while the DVD box set is priced at 16,500 yen for the full series.
While we’ve had the cover artwork for the full run previously, they’re now updating with the fuller packaging spread which reveals that slipcovers with different artwork is being used. Check out the expanding packaging for the second volume below that’s due out on July 8th, 2020!
The was directed by Takayuki Hamana based on the scripts by Reiko Yoshida. Chieko Miyakawa handled the character designs with Seven Arcs handling the animation production.
The Japanese cast includes Junya Enoki as Angelo, Sayaka Ohara as Veronica, Kousuke Toriumi as Yuri, M.A.O. as Catalina, Kiyono Yasuno as Dacha, Yousuke Akimoto as Ubertino, Rie Tanaka as Sofia, and Haruka Tomatsu as Daphne.
Maaya Sakamoto will be performing the opening theme “Clove” for the series. We previously learned that Kiyono Yasuno is on board for the ending song “Hare Moyo.”
The manga comes from Kei Okubo which began in 2013 as serialized in Monthly Comic Zenon and has eleven volumes out so far. The first three volumes of the manga are available digitally in English from Amazon.
Plot Concept: 16th century Firenze, Italy. One girl, One ARTistic ambition!The birthplace of the renaissance era, where art is thriving. In one small corner of this vast city, one sheltered girl’s journey begins. She dreams of becoming an artist, an impossible career for a girl born into a noble family. In those days, art was an exclusively male profession, with woman facing strong discrimination. In spite of these challenges, Arte perseveres with hard work and a positive attitude!
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