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Sentai Filmworks Licenses Bloom Into You Anime

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Series streams "soon" with planned home video release

Sentai Filmworks announced on Tuesday that it has acquired exclusive distribution rights for the television anime of Nio Nakatani's Bloom Into You (Yagate Kimi ni Naru) yuri manga in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, the Netherlands, Scandinavia, Spain, Portugal, and Latin America. The company will stream the series "soon," and it is also planning a home video release.

Sentai Filmworks describes the story:

Enthralled by shoujo manga, Yuu waited for a love confession to make her feel as special as the heroines in her favorite stories but when a junior high classmate admits his feelings for her, she feels nothing. Time passes and Yuu starts high school feeling confused and downhearted. Things change, however, when she witnesses Nanami, the beautiful student council president, effortlessly turn down a boy. Yuu asks Nanami for help and the two become fast friends. Yuu's heart is suddenly sent aflutter when the next person to confess is Nanami herself! Will Yuu finally be the star her our own shoujo romance?

The show will premiere on October 5 on AT-X, Tokyo MX, Sun TV, KBS Kyoto, TV Aichi, TVQ Kyushu, and BS11.

Makoto Katō (Beautiful Bones -Sakurako's Investigation-) is directing the anime at TROYCA (Aldnoah.Zero, Re:CREATORS). Jukki Hanada (Sound! Euphonium, Love Live!, A Place Further Than the Universe) is supervising and writing the scripts. Hiroaki Gohda (Amagami SS, Love, Election and Chocolate) is designing the characters. Michiru Ōshima (Fullmetal Alchemist, Little Witch Academia, Night is Short, Walk On Girl) is composing the music.

Singer-songwriter Riko Azuna is performing the opening theme song "Kimi ni Furete" (Touched by You), and voice actresses Yūki Takada and Minako Kotobuki are performing the ending theme song "hectopascal" as their respective characters.

Nakatani launched the manga in Monthly Comic Dengeki Daioh in April 2015. Kadokawa published the manga's fifth compiled book volume on January 26 and will ship the sixth volume on September 27. The manga has more than 700,000 copies in print in Japan. Seven Seas Entertainment shipped the manga's fifth volume in English on August 14.

Source: Press Release

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