Nozomi unveil ARIA the ANIMATION trailer

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASERIGHT STUF’S NOZOMI ENTERTAINMENT Unveils Trailer for ARIA The ANIMATION at Box set now available for pre-order, scheduled for Sept. 30, 2008

GRIMES, IA, July 16, 2008 – Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and Nozomi Entertainment are pleased to unveil the trailer for ARIA The ANIMATION, now playing at (


– which includes the franchise’s entire 13-episode first season –

is scheduled for release on September 30, 2008.ARIA The ANIMATION is the first of three television seasons, plus an OVA (original video animation), that comprise the anime adaptation of Kozue Amano’s best-selling Aria manga. The ARIA anime is helmed by Director Junichi Sato (Princess Tutu, Sgt. Frog, Sailor Moon/ Sailor Moon R) and features animation by Hal Film Maker (Boys Be…, Pretear, Slayers Premium, Sketchbook ~full color’S~). The franchise’s third season completed its TV Tokyo broadcast in March 2008.

Amano’s 12-volume Aria manga and its two-volume prequel, Aqua, are both published in North America by TOKYOPOP. In Japan, Aria was originally serialized in Mag Garden’s Comic Blade magazine.

Visit for more information about ARIA and the ARIA The ANIMATION DVD Collection.

About ARIA THE ANIMATION (Season 1 – TV)

In the early 24th century, Mars has been terraformed by mankind into a sparkling planet covered in water. Akari Mizunashi, at the age of 15, has left everything behind to travel to that reborn world, now known as Aqua. More than anything, Akari wants to be an “undine”





a female gondolier who navigates the canals of the Aquan city of Neo-Venezia. As she begins her training with the prestigious Aria Company, will she be up to the challenges that await her on the path to achieve her dream? Contains the complete 13-episode first season.ARIA THE ANIMATION DVD Collection (Season 1





TV)Pre-Book: 8/26/2008

Street Date: 9/30/2008

Runtime: Approximately 325 minutes, Dolby Digital Stereo, Color

Genre: Science Fiction / Drama

Suggested Rating: 13+

Format: DVD (2.0 Japanese, English Subtitles, English On-Screen


Catalog #: RSDVD0822

ISBN: 1-57032-786-6

UPC: 7-42617-0822-2-1

SRP: $49.99

Discs/Set: 4

Item Measurements: TBA

Case Qty: TBA

DVD Features:

Scene access, Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo audio for Japanese dialogue, English subtitles and English on-screen translations. PLUS: More features to be announced.

Cover Art:

> * ARIA The ANIMATION © 2005 Kozue Amano / Mag Garden – ARIA Company.


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