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Aniplex USA Picks Up Vividred Operation, Oreshura

posted on 2013-09-14 16:35 EDT
Both complete DVD boxes slated for December

Aniplex of America announced at Nan Desu Kan in Denver on Saturday that it has licensed the television anime series Vividred Operation and Oreshura.

Vividred Operation will be available on DVD as a complete set with Japanese dialogue and English subtitles. All 12 episodes will be included with five postcards and reversible cover art. Digital extras include special web previews and textless opening and ending. Aniplex describes the story:

On an artificial island, Akane Isshiki, an innocent 14-year-old girl, lives a simple but happy life with her level-headed little sister Momo and their genius inventor grandfather. On clear days just over the water, everyone on the island can see the revolutionary invention that solved all the world's energy problems, the Manifestation Engine. Thanks to the Manifestation Engine, the peaceful days that everyone had dreamed of had arrived. But suddenly, a mysterious enemy called the “Alone” appears out of nowhere aiming to attack the Manifestation Engine, jeopardizing their quiet way of life. Equipped with incredibly powerful Palette Suits designed by her grandfather, Akane and her friends must rise up together in this desperate situation. Their friendship is the only hope to save the world.

The series premiered in Japan in January and Crunchyroll streamed the series in various territories as it aired.

Oreshura will also be released in a complete DVD box set in Japanese with English subtitles. The set includes all 13 episodes, a special booklet, and reversible cover art. Digital extras include special web previews and textless opening and ending. Aniplex describes the story:

Eita Kidou is a high school freshman with excellent grades and a disdain for love. Along with his childhood friend Chiwa Harusaki, a girl who's nearly a sister to him, Eita lived an ordinary school life concentrating on his studies. This was all until the school's most beautiful girl, Masuzu Natsukawa, surprisingly confesses her love to Eita. However, her true desire is only to fool the eyes of others and pretend to be a couple. With a “certain secret” of his in Masuzu's hands, Eita is forced to play along. Moreover, a fierce battle over Eita begins as his ex-girlfriend, HIMEKA, and his virtual fiancé, Ai, join the fray! Will Eita be able to continue his ordinary school life while maintaining a pretend relationship and dealing with all of his admirers?

The series premiered in Japan in January and Crunchyroll streamed the series in various territories as it aired.

The DVD sets will retail for US$59.98 each in stores and are slated for release on December 17.


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