Haruka (Sub.DVD 4)
Volume: Sub.DVD 4
Running time: 74
Distributor: Bandai Visual USA
Release date: 2008-07-22
Suggested retail price: $29.99
Age rating: 13+
"Priestess, I want to see you..." Once more, the Demons' curse strikes Akane, Priestess of the Dragon God. Each threat that befalls Akane pushes the Eight Guardians to further turmoil...
Contains episodes 9-11.
The Eight String Harp (Part 1) - Tune of Enchantment
An incident occurs at Toji temple involving a young monk who dies after touching an eight-stringed koto. Akane visits the temple to see the koto and meets Eisen by the lakeside. Before she knows it, she is moved to tears by the sorrowful sound of his flute as he plays a dirge for the departed. Then, as the sinister tones of the koto resound, Akane falls unconscious. Under the curse of the eight-stringed koto, Akane drifts into a sleep from which she will never awaken...
The Eight String Harp (Part 2) - Ripples of the Falling Flower
The one responsible for the curse of the eight-stringed koto was Sefle, a demon boy. He reveals the secret to breaking the curse - one of the Eight Guardians must play the koto and give up his life. Only the "Kan of the Eight Guardians" is capable of awakening the Priestess. That guardian is Eisen, the runaway younger brother of the emperor. He approaches the koto to rescue Akane, prepared for death, when...
The Cursed Priestess
A young girl calling herself the "Priestess of the Dragon God" appears?! Akane seeks her out while Tenma frantically searches alone for his missing sister. What Akane, Tenma, and the others come across in the city is a mysterious figure as she transforms impurities into butterflies and releases them into the capital. That girl was none other than Tenma's younger sister, Ran!
Includes the complete director's cut of the eleventh episode, featuring scenes never aired on Japanese television!
DVD Features: 8-page Booklet, Next Episode Trailers.
Spoken Languages: Japanese, English subtitles.
(added on 2008-02-15)
- Encyclopedia information about Haruka: Beyond the Stream of Time – A Tale of the Eight Guardians (TV)