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Horimiya anime reveals second Blu-ray / DVD details

On the official site for the animated adaptation of the manga written by HERO and illustrated by Daisuke Hagiwara, Horimiya, details and cover art for the project’s second compilation Blu-ray / DVD volume were revealed.

Horimiya

This second Blu-ray / DVD volume will include the second and third episodes of this adaptation, and will be released in Japan on March 24, with the Blu-ray version priced at 6,800 yen (approximately $65) and the DVD version is priced at 5,800 yen (approximately $56). The first volume will be released on February 24, so quantities sold are expected in early March.

On the other hand, the series has been broadcast in Japan since January 9, while the distribution rights have remained in the hands of the Funimation platform. The manga has been published via Square Enix publisher’s Monthly G Fantasy magazine since October 2011. It was recently confirmed that the play will come to an end in March.

Production team

Masashi Ishihama (Glass no Hana to Kowasu Sekai, Persona 5 the Animation, Senkou no Night Raid) is directing the project at CloverWorks Studios.
Takao Yoshioka (100-man no Inochi no Ue ni Ore wa Tatteiru, Demi-chan wa Kataritai, High School DxD) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
Haruko Iizuka (Ensemble Stars !, Hentai Ouji to Warawanai Neko., Josee to Tora to Sakana-tachi) is in charge of character design.
Masaru Yokoyama (Arakawa Under the Bridge, Fate / Apocrypha, Koi to Uso) is in charge of composing the soundtrack.
You Kamiyama performs the opening song titled “Iro Kousui (色 香水)” while the Friends band performs the closing song titled “Yakusoku (約束)”.

Horimiya Synopsis

Although admired at school for her kindness and academic prowess, high school student Kyouko Hori has been hiding another side of her. With her parents often away from home due to her work, Hori has to take care of her younger brother and does housework, without having time to socialize outside of school.

Meanwhile, Izumi Miyamura is seen as a haunting otaku who wears glasses. However, he is actually a kind and inept person to know. In addition, he has nine piercings hidden behind his long hair, and a tattoo along his back and left shoulder. By pure chance, Hori and Miyamura cross paths outside of school, neither looking like the other would expect. These seemingly opposite poles become friends, sharing a side that they have never shown to anyone.

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