On the official site for the animated adaptation of the visual novel Kono Yo no Hate by Koi wo Utau Shoujo YU-NO (YU-NO: A girl who chants love at the bound of this world) it was announced that a Blu-ray BOX package It will be released in Japan on May 28. The package will include the entire series (plus special episode 26.5) and will be priced at 16,500 yen (about $158).
The original visual novel was developed and distributed by ELF Corporation, and released in Japan in 1996 for the NEC PC-98, and subsequently had a port for Sega Saturn and Microsoft Windoes that removed all adult content. The 26-episode animated adaptation was released during the Spring-2019 season (April-June) and its international distribution was provided by Funimation.
- Tetsuo Hirakawa (Kawa no Hikari, Zero kara Hajimeru Mahou no Sho) was in charge of directing the anime at GENCO studios, and was also in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
- Mai Ootsuka (Astarotte no Omocha !, Genjitsu Shugi Yuusha no Oukoku
- Saikenki, Houkago no Pleiades) was in charge of character design.
- Ryuu Takami and Keishi Yonao were in charge of composing the soundtrack.
Synopsis of Kono Yo no Hate by Koi wo Utau Shoujo YU-NO
Takuya Arima is a young student whose father, a historian who has conducted various investigations, recently disappeared. During a summer vacation, Takuya receives a peculiar package from his missing father, along with a letter containing information about the existence of several parallel worlds. Takuya doesn’t take him seriously at first, but soon realizes that he possesses a device that allows him to travel to alternate dimensions. Is his father alive after all? If so, where is he?