GRIMES, IA, September 30, 2008 – Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and Nozomi Entertainment are pleased to celebrate the September 30 release of the ARIA The ANIMATION DVD Collection with the launch of the series’ official site, at aria.rightstuf.com (
– which includes the franchise’s entire 13-episode first season –
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 aria.rightstuf.com for more information about ARIA and the ARIA The ANIMATION DVD Collection.
About ARIA THE ANIMATION (Season 1 – TV)
Akari Mizunashi, at the age of 15, has left everything behind to travel to a sparkling planet covered in water, known as Aqua.
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
Case Qty: 10
Scene access, Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo audio for Japanese dialogue, English subtitles and English on-screen translations. PLUS: Apprentice Undines Interview, Parts 1 and 2; Primas Interview, Parts 1 and 2; SATOJUN’s “Venice, I’m Sorry!,” Parts 1-4; 30-second and 15-second commercials; U.S. Season 1 trailer; clean endings 1 and 2; U.S. Season 2 preview; Nozomi trailers; and a 40-page Neo-Venezia Guidebook.
www.rightstuf.com and www.nozomient.com