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Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei Herz! Anime's Home Video Release to Include Bonus Shorts

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1st BD/DVD volume with 1st "Beast, Again!" short will go on sale on September 25

The official website of the Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya anime franchise revealed on Friday that the Blu-ray Disc volumes and the limited-edition DVD volumes of the Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei Herz! anime will each contain a five-minute episode of a short anime titled "Beast, Again!" (Beast, Futatabi!).

The description of the first episode included in the first Blu-ray Disc volume and the and limited-edition DVD volume reads:

Miyu and Chloe will encounter "that" Beast form...

Original manga creator Hiroshi Hiroyama supervised the production of the shorts.

The sequel anime will have five Blu-ray Disc and DVD volumes in total. The first Blu-ray Disc and limited-edition DVD volume will also contain a special jacket cover with an illustration by character designer Nozomi Ushijima, a collection of support illustrations titled "Ilya's Birthday Album," an audio commentary by the staff and cast titled "Prisma Talk!" The first Blu-ray Disc volume will retail for 7,600 yen (around US$61), while the limited-edition DVD volume will retail for 6,600 yen (around US$53). The regular-edition DVD will retail for 5,600 yen (around US$45). All editions of the first volume are slated for a September 25 release.

Kadokawa is currently streaming a commercial for the first Blu-ray Disc and DVD volume.

The cast, returning from the Fate/kaled liner Prisma Ilya 2wei show, includes:

  • Mai Kadowaki as Illyasviel von Einzbern
  • Kaori Nazuka as Miyu Edelfelt
  • Chiwa Saito as Chloe Von Einzbern
  • Shizuka Itou as Luviagelita Edelfelt
  • Kana Ueda as Rin Tohsaka
  • Miyu Matsuki as Magical Sapphire
  • Naoko Takano as Magical Ruby
  • Sayaka Ohara as Irisviel von Einzbern
  • Hitomi Nabatame as Bazett Fraga McRemitz
  • Ami Koshimizu as Caren Hortensia
  • Noriaki Sugiyama as Shirō Emiya
  • Haruhi Nanao as Sella
  • Miho Miyagawa as Leysritt
  • Rikiya Koyama as Kiritsugu Emiya
  • Mariya Ise as Nanaki Moriyama
  • Emiri Katō as Tatsuko Gakumazawa
  • Kanae Itō as Suzuka Kurihara
  • Satomi Satou as Mimi Katsura
  • Miki Itou as Taiga Fujimura

Hiroyama's original Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya manga re-imagines the Fate/stay night character Illyasviel von Einzbern in an alternate universe as a magical girl. Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya ran in Kadokawa Shoten's Comp Ace from 2007 to 2008. Hiroyama then launched several sequel manga series.

The first anime adaptation premiered in 2013 followed by the second in 2014. Crunchyroll streamed both series as they aired in Japan and Sentai Filmworks licensed both series for home video release in North America.

The new series will premiere on July 24 on Tokyo MX TV and other channels.

Images © 2015 Hiroshi Hiroyama, Type-Moon / Kadokawa / Prisma Illya 2wei Herz! Production Committee

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