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Angel Beats! Gets New Episode With Anime Blu-ray Box

posted on by Sarah Nelkin
Blu-ray box containing "Hell's Kitchen" episode written by Jun Maeda ships in Japan in June

The staff of the Angel Beats! and Charlotte anime series announced on Monday that the upcoming Japanese Blu-ray box release of the Angel Beats! anime will include an all-new episode titled "Hell's Kitchen." The episode, which has a scenario written by Jun Maeda, is described as the second special anime, with the first being the "Stairway to Heaven" short episode.

The Blu-ray box is scheduled to be released in Japan on June 24, 2015.

The 2010 Angel Beats! anime revolves around protagonist Yuzuru Otonashi, who wakes to find himself in a strange high school setting. Otonashi has no memories prior to waking, but learns that the location is a strange afterlife and all of its inhabitants are deceased. He joins a group which rebels against the afterlife and its primary enforcer, Angel. A young woman named Yuri Nakamura leads the group, called "Shinda Sekai Sensen" (Afterlife War Front).

Sentai Filmworks released the anime on Blu-ray Disc and DVD in North America.

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