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Paradise of Innocence Manga Listed With 'Final' Anime DVD

posted on 2016-03-27 17:15 EDT
Man travels back in time & meets girls in grade school, before they became successful

The retailer Mangaoh lists Uran's 10th Mujaki no Rakuen (Paradise of Innocence) manga in a limited edition with an anime DVD on August 29. According to the listing, the manga's third anime DVD will be the "final" one, and it will feature the full version of the theme song.

In the popular "nostalgic & innocent story," Shōta is sent back in time to his elementary school days via a mysterious school pool. He see Konomi-chan, a girl who would eventually become a nationally popular actress, and other cute girls when they were innocent.

The manga previously inspired two original anime DVDs. The earlier DVDs were bundled with the manga's sixth and eighth limited-edition volumes.

Hideki Araki and Takashi Nishikawa (Strange+, Sin Strange Plus) directed the earlier DVDs with Softgarage collaborating on the production. Ryuichi Baba (I Can't Understand What My Husband Is Saying) designed the characters and serving as animation director.

Those earlier DVDs featured the following cast:

  • Yasuaki Takumi as Shōta
  • Mayuka Nomura as Konomi
  • Sachie Hirai as Manatsu
  • Nana Inoue as Nako
  • Ayano Niina as Rio
  • Kanami Satou as Sayo

Uran launched the manga in Hakusensha 's Young Animal Arashi magazine in 2011. The manga was removed from Amazon Japan in May.


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