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News Viz Adds Buso Renkin Anime, Plans Set-Only Release
posted on 2007-12-08 15:51 EST
First set of 13 episodes scheduled for April 29
On April 29, the North American distributor Viz Media will bring out a box set containing the first 13 episodes of Buso Renkin, the 26-episode shōnen action anime series based on Rurouni Kenshin creator Nobuhiro Watsuki's manga. The set will be priced at US$49.99, and the remaining 13 episodes will be available in a second box several months later. Viz Media made the announcement at its panel at the New York Anime Festival Saturday.
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