Aniplex USA Adds Madoka Magica, Blue Exorcist on Home Video
posted on by Egan Loo
Aniplex of America, the American arm of the Japanese production company Aniplex, announced at its Anime Expo panel on Friday that it will release the Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Blue Exorcist television anime series on home video. The details of the Puella Magi Madoka Magica release will be announced later. The first of four DVD volumes of Blue Exorcist will ship in October, while the remaining volumes are tentatively slated to ship in January, April, and July of 2012.
The Puella Magi Madoka Magica television anime series features director Akiyuki Shinbo (Bakemonogatari, Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei, Hidamari Sketch, Arakawa Under the Bridge), series script supervisor Gen Urobuchi (Phantom ~Requiem for the Phantom~, Blassreiter, Fate/Zero) of Nitroplus, original character designer Ume Aoki (Hidamari Sketch), animation character designer Takahiro Kishida (Durarara!!, Serial Experiments Lain), and musical composer Yuki Kajiura (Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE, .hack, Noir, Kara no Kyoukai).
Image © Magica Quartet/Aniplex, Madoka Partners, MBS
© Kazue Katō/Shueisha, Blue Exorcist Production Committee
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