The fall 2020 anime adaptation of Ochikobore Fruit Tart, or Dropout Idol Fruit Tart, is getting its home video releases in Japan handled by Kadokawa. The twelve-episode series is getting a three-volume release that began on January 27th, 2021. The DVD sets are priced at 11,000 yen each while the Blu-ray sets are priced at 13,000 yen each. With the second set coming up on February 24th, 2021, we now have a look at the cover artwork and packaging in a larger size to check out.
Check out the full schedule below with known details and bonus items!
The series has Keiichiro Kawaguchi directing based on the series composition by him and Tatsuya Takahashi. Sumie Kinoshita is handling the character designs with studio feel working on the animation production.
The Japanese cast includes Hiyori Nitta as Ino Sakura, Risa Kubota as Roko Sekino, Haruka Shiraishi as Hayu Nukui, Reina Kondo as Nina Maehara, Kyōka Moriya as Hemo Midori, Yōko Hikasa as Hoho Kajino, Kaoru Sakura as Chiko Sekino, Yū Sasahara as Nua Nakamachi, Takako Tanaka as Rua Nakamachi, Rena Maeda as Riri Higashi, Yuiko Tatsumo as Tone Honmachi, and Yui Horie as Oto Kogane.
The manga by Sou Hamayumiba began in 2015 and has four volumes out so far.
The opening theme song is “Kibo Darake no Everyday!” while the ending theme song is “Wonder!” where both are performed by the five main actresses in-character under the unit name “Fruit Tart.”
Plot Concept: First-year high school student Ino Sakura heads to Tokyo to pursue becoming an idol. She teams up with fellow Nezumi Dorm residents — unpopular former child actor Roko, musician Hayu, and model Nina — to form the new idol unit Fruit Tart. These dropout idols get back on their feet and enter the world of show business to prevent their dorm from being demolished.
|1||01/27/21||Booklet, Bonus CD, Ochi Full Station Bonus, Clean Opening, Clean Closing|
|2||02/24/21||Booklet, Bonus CD, Ochi Full Station Bonus, Promos|
|3||03/24/21||Booklet, Bonus CD, Ochi Full Station Bonus, Commercials|
[Source: Dropout Idol Fruit Tart]