Right Stuf Schedules "Hyakko" Anime DVD Release

Re-priced "Emma: A Victorian Romance" Season 2 also announced

Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and its Lucky Penny Entertainment label are pleased to announce the Hyakko Complete TV Series DVD set will be available on April 2, 2013. The DVD set will include the entire 13-episode series in a single DVD keepcase, with Japanese audio, English subtitles and on-screen translations, and on-disc video extras. The three disc set sells for $39.99.

 

The slice-of-life comedy – about a quartet of high school girls and their classmates at a large, private school – is based on the Hyakko manga by Haruaki Katoh and published by Flex Comix. It features animation by Nippon Animation, as well as the vocal talents of Aya Hirano (Haruhi Suzumiya, Lucy in Fairy Tail), Fumiko Orikasa (Rukia in Bleach), Michiko Neya (Riza Hawkeye in Fullmetal Alchemist), and Yurika Ochiai (Keiko in Uta~Kata). It aired during Fall 2008 on TV Tokyo and was simulcast outside of Japan by Crunchyroll. 


Visit hyakko.rightstuf.com to pre-order Hyakko on DVD. 


About HYAKKO 

Ever have a crazy best friend? The kind who jumps out of windows, makes robot clones of herself, and (accidentally) punches teachers in the gut?

Torako does all these things and more. She’s a force of nature, and thanks to her, nothing at Kamizono Academy ever goes quite as planned. Looking for the right classroom turns into a comical case of breaking and entering. Sketching fellow students in art class turns into a racy photo shoot. No one can predict what Torako will do next, but wherever she and her friends go, laughter is sure to follow.

 

  

Right Stuf also announced that a value priced EMMA: A Victorian Romance - Season 2 DVD set will be available on April 2, 2013.

 

This new set repackages the entire 12-episode second season of EMMA: A Victorian Romance in a single DVD keepcase. It will feature Japanese audio, English subtitles and English on-screen translations, along with on-disc extras.

 

About EMMA: A Victorian Romance – Season 2:


In the faraway village of Haworth, a new chapter in Emma’s life has begun. Now employed by the wealthy Mölders family, Emma has resolved to put the past behind her. She’ll have to adjust to a new house, a charming (but eccentric) new mistress, and a host of fellow servants, some with buried pasts of their own. Meanwhile, back in London, William is doing his best to uphold his father’s wishes as the Jones family heir, but try as he might, he can’t forget Emma. Yet, whenever he feels at his worst, Eleanor is always there to comfort him with a warm, shy smile. Could the answer to his broken heart be right before his eyes?

 

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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