Croisée TV Anime's BD/DVD Volumes to Add SD Specials (Updated)

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Yune & Alice star in video extra for anime based on Hinata Takeda's historical manga

The first Blu-ray Disc/DVD volume for La croisée dans un labyrinthe étranger (Ikoku Meiro no Croisée) television anime series will include a newly produced SD "Yune & Alice" special short, "Costume Chapter," as a video bonus extra. The first volume will also have the credit-less opening and ending animation sequences, as well as the Club AT-X "Double R" video extra.

The limited first edition of the volume will add the first of an assortment of CDs. The first special CD will have tracks by composer ko-ko-ya which will be not included in the regular soundtrack release.

The story in Hinata Takeda's original manga follows a girl named Yune who arrives in the lower-class neighborhoods of Paris in the last half of the 19th century, when Japanese culture gains popularity in Europe. She ends up working at an ironworks shop with a boy named Claude.

The anime will premiere in Japan this summer.

Source: Neowing

Image © 2011 Hinata Takeda/Fujimi Shobo/Ikoku Meiro no Croisée Production Committee

Update: The next six volumes will also have SD special shorts (about buildings, cats, and other topics), promotional videos, commercials, and picture dramas (sequences of still images, usually with spoken dialogue and a soundtrack) .

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