Interest Hidamari Sketch Receives TV Home Shopping Special
posted on 2012-08-09 21:45 EDT by Ko Ransom
A one-time TV home shopping special will be aired on Japan's Tokyo MX station from 9 to 10 p.m. on August 14 in order to promote sales of the upcoming Hidamari Sketch × 365 Blu-ray Disc box, which will be released on August 22. The special will be hosted by Aniplex publicist Yuma Takahashi, as well as a presenter only credited as "Yunocchi." The special will be the first of its kind within the world of anime promotion, and fans who purchase the box through the program will receive a special bonus item limited only to the program.
Hidamari Sketch × 365, the thirteen-episode sequel to Hidamari Sketch, the first television anime adaptation of Ume Aoki's manga, was originally released in 2008. The Blu-ray box for the series will include extras such as bonus episodes, a special booklet, a fandisc, and audio commentaries. The box will cost 27,300 yen (about US$348).