Paradise of Innocence Manga's 'Final' Anime DVD Previewed in Video
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The anime DVD will be bundled with the limited edition of the 10th volume of the manga, which Hakusensha will publish on August 29. According to retailer Mangaoh's listing, the manga's third anime DVD will be the "final" one, and it will feature the full version of the theme song.
Both the director and character designer are returning from the second anime. Takashi Nishikawa (Strange+, Sin Strange Plus) is once again directing the anime, with Ryuichi Baba (I Can't Understand What My Husband Is Saying) designing the characters and serving as animation director. Softgarage is credited with production cooperation.
In the popular "nostalgic & innocent story," Shōta is sent back in time to his elementary school days via a mysterious school pool. He see Konomi-chan, a girl who would eventually become a nationally popular actress, and other cute girls when they were innocent.
Hideki Araki directed the first DVD. Those earlier DVDs featured the following cast:
- Yasuaki Takumi as Shōta
- Mayuka Nomura as Konomi
- Sachie Hirai as Manatsu
- Nana Inoue as Nako
- Ayano Niina as Rio
- Kanami Satou as Sayo
Source: Comic Natalie