Media Blasters Licenses "Ai no Kusabi" and "Aki Sora" Anime

Former due out in December, latter not yet decided

Media Blasters is gearing up for Otakon with a couple of early licensing announcements that have popped up on their Facebook page. The first is the four-episode Ai no Kusabi, a 2012 OVA based on Rieko Yoshihara's boys' love novels. The second is the adult OVA Aki Sora: Yume no Naka, which will be a Kitty release.

 

 

Ai no Kusabi is due out in December from Animeworks, and is a remake of a previous adaptation, both animated by AIC (Now and Then, Here and There, R-15). Digital Manga Publishing releases Rieko Yoshihara's light novels—which are set in the future on a supercomputer-controlled planet, where the light-haired folks are "elite" and those with dark hair are considered "mongrels"—in North America.

 

 

The risqué Aki Sora: Yume no Naka is the second OVA to adapt Masahiro Itosugi's Aki Sora manga, which follows a relationship between a high school boy and his older sister. Takeo Takahashi (So, I Can't Play H!, Spice and Wolf) returns to direct, with animation by Hoods Entertainment (Mysterious Girlfriend X). Media Blasters has "not yet decided" on the release date for Aki Sora

 

Via The Fandom Post

 

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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. His blog can be found at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter at @Moldilox.

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