News Kiki's Delivery Service and Grave of the Fireflies Double Play Released Monday (Updated)
posted on 2013-06-29 17:50 EDT
Originally released in 1989, Kiki's Delivery Service is the story of a 13 year-old trainee witch who must leave her parents and make an independent life for herself in a beautiful European city. Grave of the Fireflies (1988) is a tragic drama about two young children trying to survive in war-torn Japan in 1945.
Also on Monday, MVM is releasing the 1994 OAV series Iria - Zeiram the Animation on one DVD disc (below right). Iria is a girl, a skilled space bounty hunter, who investigates what has happened to the crew and cargo of a Space Station. She comes up against Zeiram, a carnivorous bioweapon. The series features character designs by Masakazu Katsura (I''s, Tiger & Bunny).
Update - Delayed release of Bakemonogatari added.
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