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Pony Canyon Announces Garakowa -Restore the World- Premiere Report & Release Details

TOKYO, JAPAN – February 6, 2016 - Audio-visual entertainment company PONY CANYON is pleased to announce details for Garakowa -Restore the World-, the new original anime film brought to you by a collaboration between Pony Canyon & A-1 Pictures. Pre-orders for the Import Edition are available now on RightStuf. It goes on sale April 10, 2016!

Garakowa -Restore the World- is the Pony Canyon & A-1 Pictures adaptation of the 2013 grand prize winner of Anime-ka Taisho, D.backup. Originally written and illustrated by creative unit “Physics Point” about software programs as characters that must fend off viruses and bugs in the “Box of Wisdom.” Garakowa -Restore the World- tells the story of two such programs, Dual and Dorothy, who fight to protect their world from viruses, and the strange girl who could change it all, Remo.

Members of the cast and the Director attended the Japanese premiere in Shinjuku on January 9, 2016 to a rousing approval from the crowd. Pictured are Yumiri Hanamori (Remo's VA), Risa Taneda (Dual's VA), Ayane Sakura (Dorothy's VA), Ai Kayano (Sumire's VA), and the director Masashi Ishihama.

A Smashing Worldwide Theatrical Hit
Garakowa -Restore the World- continues to premiere all over the world, in Japan,
the USA, China, France, Germany, and Austria!

Ecstatic fans gathered around the world to see the premiere of Garakowa -Restore the World- in local theaters. Ready to dive right into the virtual world of Garakowa, these fans also received exclusive, limited edition posters and postcards.

Garakowa -Restore the World- Import Edition (Blu-ray & CD Set)

● Release Date: April 10, 2016
● SRP: $89.98
● Store Price: $71.98
● UPC: 742617600210
RightStuf Link

Disc Features
● Spoken Language: Japanese
● Subtitles: English
● Aspect Ratio: 16:9 widescreen
● Total Run Time: approx. 67 min.
● Special Features: PV Collection
● Audio Features: 5.1ch Surround Sound, Headphone X Support
● Number of Discs: 2 Discs (1 BD + 1 CD)
● Rating: 13 UP
Bonus CD
● “Sendan Life” by Remo (Yumiri Hanamori)
● “Insomnia” by Dual (Risa Taneda)
● “Hello” by Dorothy (Ayane Sakura)
● Special box character drawing by original character designer, Kantoku
● Digipak illustrated by Main Animator, Toshie Kawamura
● 88 Page Special Booklet (72 Page Official Booklet + 16 Page Design Archive and more)

**U.S. Exclusive Bonus**
English translation of the Special Booklet

Customers who pre-order Garakowa -Restore the World- before Feb 29, 2016 will receive a random illustration card of one of the main characters (Remo, Dual, Dorothy, or Sumire) by character designer Kantoku!

About Garakowa -Restore the World-
A space inhabited by multiple worlds, countless timelines and a diversity of people, where Dual and Dorothy battle the enemy – viruses encroaching on the world. A world infected by a virus must be deleted. This is the responsibility of Dual and Dorothy. But when the two of them discover a new virus attacking a girl, they save her and quietly wait for her to awaken. Who is she? Where did she come from? Where will she go? When the girl finally awakens, she calls herself "Remo" and has only one thing to say: "I have to return to the flower garden…
Garakowa official HP: http://garakowa.us/

PONY CANYON INC. celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and has been dedicating itself to the development and nurture of varied types of entertainment software including production, manufacture, and distribution of diverse packaged software, as well as digital distribution services focusing on entertainment. One of the biggest producers/distributors of Blu-rays and DVDs in Japan, PONY CANYON has been involved in the production of many hit anime titles including Attack on Titan, Fairy Tail, K-ON, and Free!

Visit www.ponycan.us for additional information.
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PONYCAN US contact email address: [email protected]

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