Natsume's Book of Friends Season 4 Premium Edition is Set to Release This Summer in North America

Santa Ana, CA (April 4, 2013) – NIS America is thrilled to announce that another brand-new season of the extraordinarily heartwarming title, Natsume's Book of Friends Season 4 Premium Edition, will be released in North America this July. The next season of this highly acclaimed title will come packaged in a sturdy collectible slipcase featuring a traditional Japanese origami-paper finish. Inside you'll find 2 DVD discs and 2 Blu-ray discs for your viewing pleasure, as well as a hardcover art book packed with information and detailed illustrations. The new season of Natsume's Book of Friends delivers 13 touching episodes, continuing the friendships between Natsume and his friends, both human and yokai. The title will be available at select online retailers this summer: Right Stuf, The Anime Corner Store, Anime Pavilion, and NISA Online Store.

About the show:
Still in possession of his grandmother's Book of Friends, Natsume spends his days returning the names of yokai to their rightful owners. He has been learning how to deal with the yokai and humans that surround his life, but the time has come for him to deal with something even more difficult—his own past, and future.

About the extras:
- Hardcover art book, “Natsume's Book of Friends,” (full color, 28 pages) which provides a deeper viewing experience with in-depth character bios, an episode guide, key character and background art, sketches, and Japanese DVD package illustrations.
- Clean opening/ending, Japanese commercials.

Hiroshi Kamiya
as Takashi Natsume (Durarara!!, Blue Exorcist, WAGNARIA!!)
Kazuhiko Inoue as Nyanko-sensei (NARUTO, Darker Than Black)
Sanae Kobayashi as Reiko Natsume (Durarara!!, Macross F)
Akira Ishida as Shuichi Natori (NARUTO, Fate/Zero, Pandora Hearts)
Junichi Suwabe as Seiji Matoba (Bleach, High School of the Dead)

Produced by
Director: Takahiro Omori (Durarara!!, Baccano!, Hell Girl)
Studio: Brain's Base (Durarara!!, Baccano!, Ghastly Prince Enma Burning Up)

TITLE: Natsume's Book of Friends Season 4 Premium Edition
UPC: 813633012841
MSRP: $69.99
RELEASE DATE: July 2, 2013
LENGTH: Approx. 315 mins/13 eps
FORMAT: 2 Blu-ray, 2 DVD disc set
LANGUAGE: Japanese audio, English subtitles

*Only a limited quantity of this premium edition will be produced.

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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!, anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day and bunny drop. Contact: NIS America, Inc. 1221 E. Dyer Road, Suite 100, Santa Ana, CA 92705 / 714-540-1122 /

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