FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASERIGHT STUF’S NOZOMI ENTERTAINMENT Announces the ARIA The NATURAL –
Part 1 DVD Collection for Jan. 27, 2009 Box set to include first 13 episodes of ARIA anime’s second television seasonGRIMES, IA, October 15, 2008
– Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and Nozomi Entertainment are pleased to announce the ARIA The NATURAL –
Part 1 DVD Collection will be released on January 27, 2009.The ARIA The NATURAL
Part 1 DVD Collection will contain the first half of the ARIA anime’s second television season. (The box set with the remaining 13 episodes of ARIA The NATURAL will be announced in early2009.)
“simply magical” – Protoculture Addicts
“the latest crown jewel in [Nozomi and Right Stuf’s] catalog and deservedly so.”
AnimeOnDVD at Mania.com“a major phenomenon among fans attendant to slice-of-life series.”
Otaku USABased on Kozue Amano’s best-selling ARIA manga, the ARIA anime consists of three television seasons
– ARIA The ANIMATION, ARIA The NATURAL and ARIA The ORIGINATION –
plus an OVA (original video animation). The entire anime adaptation features direction by Junichi Sato (Princess Tutu, Sgt. Frog, Sailor Moon/ Sailor Moon R) and animation by Hal Film Maker (Boys Be…, Pretear, Slayers Premium, Sketchbook ~full color’S~).The ARIA The ANIMATION DVD Collection
– containing the franchise’s complete 13-episode first season –
is currently available from Right Stuf and Nozomi Entertainment and was voted a “Pick of the Week” by the readers of AnimeOnDVD at Mania.com.Amano’s 12-volume ARIA manga and its two-volume prequel, AQUA, are both published in North America by TOKYOPOP. In Japan, the ARIA manga was originally serialized in MAG Garden’s Comic Blade magazine.
Visit aria.rightstuf.com for more information about the ARIA anime and for the trailer, downloads and more.
About ARIA The NATURAL
Part 1 (Season 2, Part 1 – TV)Akari, Aika and Alice are three girls who share a single
dream: to become the most talented gondoliers in all of Neo-Venezia!
Every day they train toward their goal, exploring all the wondrous sights that the water-covered planet Aqua has to offer. Whether it’s spending a wild day at Carnevale, sharing a beautiful sunset, or even crossing paths with the mysterious spirits that dwell in Aqua’s shadows, for these three friends, each day is a new adventure! Contains episodes
1-13 of the second ARIA television season.
ARIA The NATURAL
Part 1 DVD Collection (Season 2, Part 1 – TV) Pre-Book Date: 12/30/2008 Street Date: 1/27/2009Runtime: Approximately 325 minutes, Dolby Digital Stereo, Color
Genre: Science Fiction / Drama
Suggested Rating: 13+
Format: DVD (Japanese, English Subtitles, English On-Screen
Catalog #: RSDVD0903
Case Qty: 10
Scene access, Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo audio for Japanese dialogue, English subtitles and English on-screen translations. PLUS: Special features to be announced!
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