MangaGamer Announces Partnership with Hendane! to Bring Hard Copies! First Product to be the Da Capo Limited Edition

Jan 28th 2011

January 27th, 2011---Since our beginnings in 2008, fans have been clamoring to buy MangaGamer's titles on physical media in addition to our digital download service. After a successful trial with all-ages offerings of 07th Expansion's Higurashi: When They Cry and OVERDRIVE's Kira Kira, we are pleased to expand our hard copy offerings with a limited edition printing of D.C. ~Da Capo~, an 18+ visual novel from CIRCUS packed with romance and a smash hit in Japan.

Printed by MangaGamer and distributed to customers and retailers by Hendane, the Limited Edition of Da Capo will feature a DRM-free copy of the game, a soundtrack CD, and a 24-page artbook, rivaling the original Japanese release. MSRP for the Limited Edition will be US $55. Retailers and wholesale distributors wishing to stock Da Capo or MangaGamer's other hard copy titles should contact Christopher Ling of Hendane at chris.ling (at hendane.com). Sample images of the Da Capo Limited Edition are attached to this press release.

With the limited supply we're offering, it's sure to sell out fast, so place your orders soon!

Story: On the island of Hatsune, cherry blossoms remain in bloom all year round. While there are those who study these mysterious cherry blossoms, most people lead normal, everyday lives. Even though these cherry blossoms are forever blooming, their lives are still the same.

—Guided by the scent of those cherry blossoms, a girl returns to the island.—

In the middle of such a normal world lies Kazami Academy. At this school there is a young boy who is far from ordinary, yet far from extraordinary. He possesses two mysterious powers: the power to produce Japanese sweets out of nowhere and the power to see other people's dreams.

A school idol who loves Japanese sweets, a nagging, yet spoiled little sister, an absent-minded upper-classman, a loud childhood friend who always appears in his dreams, and an energetic junior who is nicknamed "Puppy dog" all attend Kazami Academy with him.

As graduation approaches, they finally meet, and their heartwarming love story begins.

Da Capo Limited Edition Manufacturer: Circus Genre: Visual Novel MSRP: US $55 OS: Windows XP(32bit), Windows Vista(32bit) Text Language: English Voice Language: Japanese

ABOUT MANGAGAMER.COM MangaGamer.com is the world's first legal download site for English translated Visual Novels. Since its launch in July 2008, it has offered services where fans can download and enjoy popular Visual Novels such as CIRCUS's Da Capo and OVERDRIVE's Kira Kira right from their home. Don't forget to visit us on Facebook and Twitter!

ABOUT HENDANE Hendane has been North America's largest supplier of imported doujinshi since it's founding in 2004. Striving to bring new, interesting, odd, and exciting goods from Japan it has brought customers doujinshi from countless artists, doujin games such as the Touhou series, visual novels, and is a frequent sight on the North American anime convention circuit, known for creating the infamous yaoi paddles and providing various other offerings.


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