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Funimation Adds Aria the Scarlet Ammo Simulcast (Updated)

posted on 2011-04-23 16:34 EDT
Simulcast to launch on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. Central time.

The North American anime distributor Funimation announced at its Anime Boston panel on Saturday that it will simulcast the television anime Aria the Scarlet Ammo starting Tuesday, April 26 at 10:00 a.m. Central time. Funimation representative Justin Rojas confirmed with ANN that the company is only announcing the online simulcasting rights at this time.

Aria the Scarlet Ammo is a television anime adaptation of Chūgaku Akamatsu's Hidan no Aria light novel series. The story takes place in Tokyo Butei High School, a special school where armed detectives — "Butei" — are trained to use weapons. Kinji Tōyama is a second-year-student who has a special ability, but he keeps it a secret to maintain an ordinary, peaceful life. However, when he gets caught in a bombing on the way to school, he encounters H. Aria Kanzaki, the most powerful S-Rank Butei student in Assault Studies.

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