Aniplex of America Confirms The irregular at magic high school THE MOVIE -The Girl Who Summons the Stars- Blu-ray Release

Tatsuya Shiba will become a legend...

ANTA MONICA, CA (March 30, 2018) – At their industry panel at Sakura-Con (Seattle, Washington), Aniplex of America confirmed that they will be releasing the feature film, The irregular at magic high school THE MOVIE -The Girl Who Summons the Stars-, on Blu-ray in July. Belonging to one of the most prolific franchises within the anime community, The irregular at magic high school THE MOVIE -The Girl Who Summons the Stars- comes three years after the television series premiered with an all new story by author Tsutomu Sato. Following the U.S. premiere at Anime Expo 2017 in Los Angeles, the film was released nationwide in select theaters by Aniplex of America and Azoland Pictures. The Blu-ray will come with box illustrations by Kana Ishida (Original illustrations, Character Designer and Chief Animation Director for the film) along with subtitled trailers, and commercials, as well as collectible illustrations cards. The irregular at magic high school THE MOVIE -The Girl Who Summons the Stars- Blu-ray will be available July 10th and is currently taking pre-orders at RightStufAnime.com.

Known simply as Mahouka by its most dedicated and enthusiastic fan base, The irregular at magic high school was adapted from a light novel series, which continues to be one of the top selling light novels in Japan with over 7.7 million copies sold. The staff members of the film include Director Risako Yoshida and the above mentioned Kana Ishida, who also served as the Chief Animation Director for the Oreimo series, as the film's Character Designer and Chief Animation Director. The music was provided by Taku Iwasaki, who is well-respected for his iconic work on many hit shows including Gurren Lagann and Black Butler, along with a theme song by GARNiDELiA (Fate/Apocrypha, KILL la KILL). Cast members include Yuichi Nakamura (Oreimo, WWW.WAGNARIA!!) as Tatsuya Shiba, Saori Hayami (anohana –The Flower We Saw That Day-, Sword Art Online) as Miyuki Shiba, Yumi Uchiyama (The Asterisk War, NISEKOI) as Erika Chiba and Sora Amamiya (ALDNOAH.ZERO, Plastic Memories) as Honoka Mitsui.

The irregular at magic high school THE MOVIE -The Girl Who Summons the Stars- Blu-ray includes:

Blu-ray Features:
Spoken Languages: Japanese
Subtitles: English
Aspect ratio: 16:9 widescreen
Episodes: Movie
Number of Disc: 1 Blu-ray disc
Total Run Time: Approx. 89 minutes
Rating: 13 UP

Bonus Contents:
Trailers
Commercials
* Bonus contents subject to change
* Bonus contents include subtitles.

Bonus Materials and Special Packages:
Box illustrations by Kana Ishida (Original Illustration / Character Design / Chief Animation Director)
Collectible illustration cards
* Bonus contents subject to change.

Product number and UPC bar code
Title: The irregular at magic high school THE MOVIE -The Girl Who Summons the Stars- Blu-ray
Street Date: 7/10/2018
SKU #: AOA-11101
UPC: 816546021382
SRP: $49.98
Store price: $39.98

About The irregular at magic high school THE MOVIE -The Girl Who Summons the Stars-:
Many months have passed since the Yokohama Disturbance and the massive battle that ensued. Now, the spring season is almost upon them. Tatsuya, the “irregular” elder brother, and Miyuki, his brilliant younger sister, realize that their first year at Magic High School is about to end. The siblings and their friends decide to spend spring break relaxing at a private villa on Ogasawara Island. Tatsuya and the others make the most of their brief vacation until a young girl named Kokoa appears before them. The mysterious young girl who escaped from a naval base tells Tatsuya her one wish.

For more information on The irregular at magic high school The Movie -The Girl Who Summons the Stars-, please visit: http://mahouka.us/

STAFF
Original Story: Tsutomu Sato (Published in Dengeki Bunko)
Director: Risako Yoshida
Original Illustration / Character Design / Chief Animation Director: Kana Ishida
Screenplay: Tsutomu Sato / Muneo Nakamoto (WriteWorks)
Music: Taku Iwasaki
Art Setting: Hiromasa Ogura
Art Design: Yuuho Taniuchi / Kazushi Fujii
Mecha Design: IZUMOJUKI
CAD / Minor Character Design: Jimmy Stone
3D Director: Yasutaka Tanaka (MAD BOX)
Director of Photography: Yuki Kawashita (MAD BOX)
Editor: Kashiko Kimura (MAD BOX)
Color Design: Yukie Noguchi
Sound Director: Satoshi Motoyama
Sound Effects: Yuji Furuya
Sound Production: STUDIO MAUSU
Animation Production: eight bit
Produced by: Magic High School the Movie Committee

CAST
Tatsuya Shiba: Yuichi Nakamura
Miyuki Shiba: Saori Hayami
Erika Chiba: Yumi Uchiyama
Leonhard Saijo: Takuma Terashima
Mizuki Shibata: Satomi Sato
Mikihiko Yoshida: Atsushi Tamaru
Honoka Mitsui: Sora Amamiya
Shizuku Kitayama: Yuiko Tatsumi
Mayumi Saegusa: Kana Hanazawa
Mari Watanabe: Marina Inoue
Katsuto Jumonji: Junichi Suwabe
Angelina Kudou Shields: Yoko Hikasa
Kokoa: Konomi Kohara


About Aniplex of America Inc.
Aniplex of America Inc. (Santa Monica, California) is a subsidiary of Aniplex Inc. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan), a group of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc. and a leading provider of anime content and music production and distribution in Japan. Aniplex of America has launched fan-favorite Blu-ray and DVD releases including Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works], Fate/Zero, the Sword Art Online series, Your lie in April, KILL la KILL, Bakemonogatari, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Blue Exorcist, anohana -The Flower We Saw That Day-, NISEKOI, the Oreimo series, Durarara!!×2, Magi series, Expelled From Paradise, The irregular at magic high school, and ALDNOAH.ZERO. The company's ever-growing line-up of shows include: March comes in like a lion, Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga, ERASED, The Asterisk War, OWARIMONOGATARI, KIZUMONOGATARI, Charlotte, Occultic;Nine, WWW.WAGNARIA!!, GRANBLUE FANTASY The Animation, Eromanga Sensei, Katsugeki TOUKEN RANBU, BLEND-S, Fate/stay night [Heaven's Feel] I. presage flower, Slow Start, Record of Grancrest War, and Today's MENU for EMIYA Family. In June 2017, the company launched the English version of the popular mobile game, Fate/Grand Order, which has exceeded two million downloads.

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