FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The two-week shift was caused by manufacturing delays, said Right Stuf President and C.E.O. Shawne Kleckner. He continued, “We know the fans of Maria Watches Over Us have waited patiently for it to be available on DVD. We thank you for your support, and we’re looking forward to bringing its second installment to you just in time for the holiday season.”
The Season 2 DVD Collection is the second of several “season box sets”
scheduled for the series’ North American DVD release.
* Each set features Japanese audio, along with English on-screen
translations, and two English-language subtitle tracks: one with regular dialogue subtitles and a second, special subtitle track that retains the Japanese honorifics.
– Anime News Network’s Shelf Life “a truly beautiful anime” – Future Anime “A beautifully illustrated, surprisingly effective slice-of-life drama…”
– written by Oyuki Konno and illustrated by Reine Hibiki –
– also referred to by fans as “MariMite” –
MARIA WATCHES OVER US (Maria-sama ga Miteru) – Season 2 DVD Collection:
Street Date: 11/25/2008 NEW Street Date: 12/9/2008
Runtime: Approximately 325 minutes, Dolby Digital Stereo, Color
Suggested Rating: 13+
Format: DVD (Japanese, 2 English Subtitle Tracks, English On-Screen
Catalog #: RSDVD0816
Item Measurements: 5 3/8″ X 1 7/32″ X 7 5/8″ (LxWxH) Case Qty: 9
Scene access; Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo audio for Japanese dialogue; two English subtitle tracks (regular dialogue subtitles, plus a special subtitle track that includes Japanese honorifics); and English on-screen translations. PLUS: Season 2 “Specials” 1-6, liner notes and Nozomi Entertainment trailers.
• YAMAYURIKAI •
** Product specifications and content may be subject to change.
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