FUNi acquires Spice & Wolf

Filed under: Press Releases — S. @ 11:06 pm

Flower Mound, TX – May 22, 2009 – FUNimation® Entertainment today announced that it has acquired the first season of the adventure anime series “Spice and Wolf” from Kadokawa Pictures.

This supernatural themed series is directed by Takeo Takahashi and produced by IMAGIN. “Spice and Wolf” is based on the novel series by Isuna Hasekura.

About Spice and Wolf
Lawrence, a traveling merchant searching for profit, finds a naked girl with the ears and tail of a wolf asleep in his cart. Her name is Holo – a harvest goddess with an untamed beast lurking inside who longs to return to her beloved northern home. Armed with his street smarts and her animal instincts, a simple peddler and a forgotten deity begin a journey through the wild countryside. Along their path, the riches of happiness shall be reaped, even as the bankruptcy which dwells in the human heart is exposed.

FUNimation Entertainment will release the series later this year.

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