The spring 2020 studio Trigger original series with BNA – Brand New Animal is is getting its home video releases in Japan handled by TOHO and they’ve set a pretty good schedule for it. The twelve-episode series is getting a three-volume release that begins on August 19th, 2020. With that getting a bit closer, the full packaging spread for the first volume has arrived and it looks pretty great. Each set is listed as a limited edition with the DVDs priced at 12,000 yen and the Blu-rays at 13,000 yen. Check out the full schedule and known extras below!
The series has Yoh Yoshinari directing it with Kazuki Nakashima serving as the scriptwriter for it.
The Japanese cast includes Sumire Morohoshi as Michiru Kagemori, Yoshimasa Hosoya as Shirou Ogami, Maria Naganawa as Nazuna Hiwatashi, Kaito Ishikawa as Alan Sylvasta, Gara Takashima as Barbaray Rose, Michiyo Murase as Mary Itami, Kenji Nomura as Kōichi Ishizaki, Hiroshi Naka as Yūji Tachiki, Hiroshi Yanaka as Jem Horner, Kimiko Saitō as Melissa Horner, Youhei Tadano as Giuliano Flip, and Houchu Ohtsuka as Prime Minister Shiramizu of Japan,
The opening theme song is “Ready to” by Sumire Morohoshi as Michiru while the ending theme song is “Night Running” by AAAMYYY.
Plot Concept: In the 21st century, the existence of animal-humans came to light after being hidden in the darkness of history. Michiru lived life as a normal human, until one day she suddenly turns into a tanuki-human. She runs away and takes refuge in a special city area called “Anima City” that was set up 10 years ago for animal-humans to be able to live as themselves. There Michiru meets Shirou, a wolf-human who hates humans. Through Shirou, Michiru starts to learn about the worries, lifestyle, and joys of the animal-humans. As Michiru and Shirou try to learn why Michiru suddenly turned into an animal-human, they unexpectedly get wrapped up in a large incident.
|1||08/19/20||Booklet, Storyboard Collection, Postcard, Web Previews, Clean Opening, Clean Closing, Promos, Commercials|
|2||09/16/20||Booklet, Storyboard Collection, Postcard, Web Previews|
|3||10/14/20||Booklet, Storyboard Collection, Postcard, Web Previews|