Sentai Filmwork has a release of Chihayafuru scheduled for September 12th, and preparing for the 2011 karuta anime's local home video debut, they've introduced the series' English dub cast. See who's who after the jump.
Home video distributor Section23 Films today announced its September slate of releases; including Sentai Filmworks’ Limited Edition Premium Box Set for the fan favorite, Chihayafuru. Get the details after the jump.
One year after the release of the second part "Shimo no Ku" (The Second Line) last April, the title of the third live-action film adaptation of Yuki Suetsugu's shoujo manga series Chihayafuru is announced as "Musubi" (The End) today, and its release in 2018 is also confirmed. Hit the jump for more information.
In order to promote the upcoming 21st Detective Conan feature film Karakurenai no Love Letter/Crimson Love Letter, Gosho Aoyama and Yuki Suetsugu, the authors of the Detective Conan and Chihayafuru manga series, collaborated to draw an illustration featuring the characters from both series. Check out how they worked together in a three-minute making video.
Kodansha Comics has announced that another trio of manga will be joining their English launch on digital platforms February 14th. This includes Tokyo Tarareba Girls, Akiko Higashimura’s follow-up to her best-selling Princess Jellyfish, Yuki Suetsugu’s long-anticipated Chiyahafuru, and Narumi Hasegaki’s shojo romantic comedy Springtime with Ninjas.
According to the newest Oricon sales report, the latest 33rd volume of Yuki Suetsugu's karuta-themed shoujo manga series Chihayafuru sold a very good 163,519 copies in its first week, becoming the top-selling manga of the week ended October 16. Meanwhile, the DVD/Blu-ray set of the second live-action film also did well. Hi the jump for more details.
Sentai Filmworks has announced its acquisition of both seasons of the shoujo anime series Chihayafuru. The anime based on based on Yuki Suetsugu's Manga Taishō Award and the Kodansha Manga Award winning series was directed by Morio Asaka (Cardcaptor Sakura, Chobits, My Love Story!!), with animation production by Madhouse (My Love Story!!, No Game, No Life, One-Punch Man) and was broadcasted in Japan by Nippon TV. More after the jump.