NIS America Announces Zakuro For a June Release!

 Our friends at NIS America just sent us a Press Release for their newest anime release, Zakuro!.

read the Press Release after the Jump!

 About Zakuro:
Westernization, a time when humans and spirits coexist— The Modernization of Japan has begun. The Ministry of Spirit Affairs is established to resolve mysterious incidents involving the nation’s spirits. This ministry consists of representatives from both the human and spirit worlds. Zakuro, Susukihotaru, Bonbori, and Hozuki are all half-spirits who have been partnered with the second lieutenants Kei, Riken, and Ganryu. These half-spirit girls and the male second lieutenants are all assigned to Spirit Affairs in an effort to join forces and carry out any tasks given to them!

About the bonuses—art book and bonus tracks:
• 36-page art book with episode guides, character profiles, cast interviews, an interview with Zakuro creator Lily Hoshino, and exclusive artwork. You will get to know more about the perspectives of the main vocal cast by reading their interviews! Find out what they thought about their characters and the experiences they had by being a part of Zakuro!
• 1 clean opening, 3 clean endings, and 2 original picture stories
© 2012 NIS America, Inc. All rights reserved.
*Only a limited quantity of this premium edition will be produced.

©Lily Hoshino/GENTOSHA COMICS,Zakuro project
For more information, visit
Starring Mai Nakahara as Zakuro (Katanagatari, PERSONA -trinity soul-, When They Cry) Takahiro Sakurai as Kei Agemaki (House of Five Leaves, Code Geass, GUNxSWORD) Kana Hanazawa as Susukihotaru (Angel Beats!, Blue Exorcist, Infinite Stratos) Satoshi Hino as Riken Yoshinokazura (The Familiar of Zero, Bakuman, Gintama) Aki Toyosaki as Bonbori (K-ON!, Demon King Daimao) Yui Horie as Hozuki (Toradora!, Persona 4 The Animation, Love Hina) Yuki Kaji as Ganryu Hanakiri (Durarara!!, Blue Exorcist)

UPC: 813633011950
MSRP: $59.99
RELEASE DATE: June 12, 2012
Zakuro Complete Series Premium Edition
LENGTH: 13 eps / approx. 318 mins
LANGUAGE: Japanese audio, English subtitles
FORMAT: 2 DVD discs
Produced by Director: Chiaki Kon (When They Cry, Nodame Cantabile) Studio: J.C. Staff (Toradora!, Shakugan no Shana, The Familiar of Zero)
See more at NIS America's Zakuro Site

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