A Lull in the Sea, Captain Earth Released Monday

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Also new volumes of One Piece and Naruto Shippūden, also collected Accel World

On Monday August 20, MVM will release the first half of Nagi no Asukara: A Lull in the Sea on DVD. (The Blu-ray special edition of the complete series will follow on August 24.) According to the series, long ago humanity lived in the sea, but some humans longed for the land and cast aside the raiments given to them by the sea god that allowed them to live in the ocean. One civilization was now two with very different ways of thinking and over time they forgot they were once one people. When their high school closes down, four ocean dwellers, Hikari Sakishima, Manaka Mukaido, Chisaki Hiradaira and Kaname Isaki are forced to live on the surface. But after they befriend land dweller Tsumugu Kihara their lives unfold in strange and beautiful ways.

Toshiya Shinohara (Black Butler, The Book of Bantorra) directed the series off scripts supervised by Mari Okada (Black Butler, The Book of Bantorra, anohana, Hana-Saku Iroha).

MVM will also release the first half of the Studio Bones series Captain Earth on both Blu-ray and DVD. The story begins when second-year high school student Daichi Manatsu spies a mysterious circular rainbow floating in the skies over Tanegashima island, and becomes involved in a battle to defend humanity. The series reunited Star Driver's director Takuya Igarashi and series script supervisor Yoji Enokido.

Manga Entertainment will release the eleventh collection of One Piece, carrying episodes 253 to 275 of the series.

Manga will also release the twenty-first Naruto Shippūden set, carrying episodes 258 to 270.

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