Brave10 Acquired by NIS America for its North American Retail Release

Santa Ana, CA (January 5, 2012) – NIS America is proud to announce the acquisition of BRAVE10 for a North American retail release. BRAVE10 is a modernized interpretation of Sanada Ten Braves, a historically popular novel about a noble group of ninjas. The retail release of BRAVE10 will come in NIS America's collectable hard-case premium edition packaging.

About BRAVE10:
A young ninja named Saizo Kirigakure is trying to find meaning and direction in his life when he encounters Isanami, who is fleeing from assassins. He manages to save her life, and she then asks him to act as her bodyguard until she reaches her destination. When they arrive in the protected territory of Sanada, Saizo falls into a meeting with Sasuke Sarutobi, leader of the famed ninja group. Sanada has gathered these bold and talented ninjas together in order to bring an end to Japan's era of war. Meanwhile, Isanami's mysterious hidden power comes to light... The untold story of these brave ten will come to life in this action-packed battle anime, BRAVE10.

It's the heart-pounding story of a group of drop-dead gorgeous ninjas who will change the course of Japanese history forever!

Daisuke Ono as Saizo Kirigakure (WAGNARIA!!, Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, When They Cry – Higurashi, Durarara!!) Tetsuya Kakihara as Sasuke Sarutobi (Gurren Lagann, Kannagi: Crazy Shrine Maidens, Fairy Tail, Blue Exorcist) Rina Satou as Isanami (Gurren Lagann, Bamboo Blade, Negima, Toaru Kagaku no Railgun)

Produced by
Director: Kiyoko Sayama (Vampire Knight, Skip Beat!) Series Composition: Mamiko Ikeda (Maid Sama!, D.C. ~Da Capo~, Chrome Shelled Regios, Emma: A Victorian Romance) Studio: TMS Entertainment LTD. (D. Gray-man, Case Closed, Kenichi the Mightiest Disciple, Magic Knight Rayearth)

© Kairi Shimotsuki / MEDIA FACTORY - BRAVE10 Project

Further information about product specifications, release date, and the premium edition of BRAVE10 will be available soon at

BRAVE10 will be available for viewing on Crunchyroll every Tuesday starting January 10 at

About NIS America
In 2003, NIS America was established in Southern California to bring exciting, one-of-a-kind Japanese culture to North America. NIS America's team members devote themselves to the fans. Their respect for their fans is at the heart of everything they do. As an established entertainment publisher in the U.S., NIS America is committed to continuous growth and improvement.

NIS America is a subsidiary of Nippon Ichi Software, Inc., a Japanese company famous for its unique line of strategy RPGs with titles such as Disgaea, Phantom Brave, and Makai Kingdom. NIS America has also become a publisher of Japanese anime titles, such as Toradora!, WAGNARIA!!, and Katanagatari.

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