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‘Cells at Work’ 2nd Anime Season DVD/BD Releases Scheduled

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The summer 2018 anime series Cells at Work is getting its home video release handled by Aniplex Japan and they've set their standard style release for it.
© Akane Shimizu / Kodansha / Aniplex / David Production

The winter 2021 anime series Cells at Work is getting its home video release handled by Aniplex Japan and they’ve set their standard style release for it. The eight-episode series is getting a four-volume release that begins on February 3rd, 2021. The discs are priced between 4,000 yen to 6,800 yen on Blu-ray as the episode count per disc is set at 1/2/3/2. The DVDs are priced 1,000 yen cheaper overall. The feature film is scheduled for a March 24th, 2021 release priced at 7,800 yen for the DVD and 8,800 yen for the Blu-ray, both of which are limited editions. Check the full schedule below.

The series was directed by Kenichi Suzuki based on the series composition by Yuuko Kakihara. Takahiko Yoshida handled the character design and served as the chief animation director with the animation produced by David Production.

The Japanese cast includes Tomoaki Maeno as White Blood Cell (Neutrophil), Kana Hanazawa as Red Blood Cell (Erythrocite), Kikuko Inoue as Macrophage, Daisuke Ono as Killer T Cell, Maria Naganawa as Platelet, Takahiro Sakurai as Helper T Cell (T Lymphocyte), Saori Hayami as Regulatory T Cell, M.A.O as Eosinophil, Nobuhiko Okamoto as Dendritic Cell, Yūichi Nakamura as Memory Cell, Ayako Kawasumi as Mast Cell, Aya Endo as Senpai Red Blood Cell, Hiroyuki Yoshino as Pneumonia Coccus, Shōya Chiba as B cell, and Mamiko Noto as the narrator.

The theme song of “Mission! Health First” is being done by four members of the cast with Kana Hanazawa, Tomoaki Maeno, Daisuke Ono, and Kikuko Inoue.

The manga began in winter 2015 and has five volumes released so far.

Check out the official site and Twitter.

Plot Concept: This is a story about you. A tale about the inside of your body…

According to a new study, the human body consists of approximately 37 trillion cells. These cells are hard at work every day within a world that is your body. From the oxygen-carrying Red Blood Cells to the bacteria-fighting White Blood Cells, get to know the unsung heroes and the drama that unfolds inside of you!

 

Volume Date Extras
S1 Vol. 1 08/29/18 Booklet, Drama CD, Staff Commentary, Cast Commentary
S1 Vol. 2 09/26/18 Booklet, Drama CD, Staff Commentary, Cast Commentary
S1 Vol. 3 10/24/18 Booklet, CD, Staff Commentary, Cast Commentary
S1 Vol. 4 11/28/18 Booklet, CD, Staff Commentary, Cast Commentary
S1 Vol. 5 12/26/18 Booklet, CD, Staff Commentary, Cast Commentary
S1 Vol. 6 01/30/19 Booklet, CD, Staff Commentary, Cast Commentary
S1 Vol. 7 02/27/19 Booklet, CD, Staff Commentary, Cast Commentary
Special 03/27/19 Booklet
S2 Vol. 1 02/03/21 Booklet
S2 Vol. 2 03/03/21 Booklet
S2 Vol. 3 04/07/21 Booklet
S2 Vol. 4 05/12/21 Booklet
Movie 03/24/21 Booklet
Cells at Work Season 2 Japanese Volume 1 Cover
Cells at Work Japanese Special Slipcover
Cells at Work Japanese Special Cover
Cells at Work Japanese Volume 7 Slipcover
Cells at Work Japanese Volume 7 Cover
Cells at Work Japanese Volume 6 Slipcover
Cells at Work Japanese Volume 6 Cover
Cells at Work Japanese Volume 5 Slipcover
Cells at Work Japanese Volume 5 Cover
Cells at Work Japanese Volume 4 Slipcover
Cells at Work Japanese Volume 4 Cover
Cells at Work Japanese Volume 3 Slipcover
Cells at Work Japanese Volume 3 Cover
Cells at Work Japanese Volume 2 Slipcover
Cells at Work Japanese Volume 2 Cover
Cells at Work Japanese Volume 1 Slipcover
Cells at Work Japanese Volume 1 Cover

[Source: Hataraku Saibou]