The summer 2020 anime series Appare-Ranman! from PA Works is getting its home video releases handled by Kadokawa. They’ve set a shorter schedule for the release with the thirteen-episode series receiving a three-volume release that began on September 25th, 2020. The third set is coming up on November 27th, 2020 and now the finalized cover and packaging have been revealed. The DVDs are priced at 11,000 yen each while the Blu-rays are priced at 13,000 yen each. Check the details below for bonus items and on-disc extras.
The series was directed by Masakazu Hashimoto, who worked on the series composition and is responsible for the original story. Yurie Oohigashi served as the character designs with P.A . Works handling the animation production.
The Japanese cast includes Natsuki Hanae as Appare Sorano, Seiichirō Yamashita as Kosame Isshiki, Aoi Yūki as Hototo, Fumiko Orikasa as Sophia Taylor, Sōma Saitō as Al Leon, Sora Amamiya as Jin Xiaoleng, Kenjiro Tsuda as Richard Riesman, Tetsu Inada as Chase the Bad, and Daisuke Ono as Gil T. Shiga.
The series features the opening theme song “I got it!” by Mia REGINA while Showtaro Morikubo is handling the ending theme song.
Plot Concept: Set in the late 19th century, APPARE-RANMAN! follows Sorano Appare and Isshiki Kosame, two Japanese characters that end up lost in America. Without any money to their names, this socially-awkward engineer and cowardly samurai a trans-America race, which will earn them enough prize money to get back home. Along the way, this buddy racing adventure has the two facing criminals, rivals and all the Wild West has to throw at them as they venture from one end of America to the other in a steam-powered car of their own making.
|1||09/25/20||Booklet, Soundtrack CD, Promos, Making-Of|
|2||10/28/20||Booklet, Original Drama CD, Promos, Clean Opening, Commercial|
|3||11/25/20||Booklet, Drama CD, Clean Closing, Commercial|