Surreal BL / Comedy "Patalliro!" Hits Japanese Home Video in August

TV series based on manga by Mineo Maya originally ran on Fuji TV in 1982 - 1983


Boku Patalliro!, a TV anime adaptation of Mineo Maya's boy's love / absurdist comedy Patalliro! manga, is coming to Japanese home video in August of 2016 with a deluxe DVD boxed set. The boxed set (released by Frontier Works) will contain all 49 episodes of the TV series that originally ran from 1982 - 1983 on Fuji TV.



Patalliro! follows the bizarre misadventures of decadent child-monarch Patalliro du Malyner VIII and his various cronies and advisors. The series began publication in 1978 in Hakusensha's Hana to Yume before switching to Bessatsu Hana to Yume in 1991. Patalliro! began its transition to digital publication in March of 2016.

The Boku Patalliro! DVD boxed set retails for 25,000 yen ($230.72 US) plus tax. It will be released in Japan on August 24, 2016.




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