North American localizer and publisher of anime Sentai Filmworks announced three new anime acquisitions as their panel during Animaine in Portland, Maine. These three announcements include Mawaru Penguindrum, the first season of Letter Bee (Aka. Tagami Bachi) and a Ninja School film. All of these are slated for release in December, all to receive DVD releases with Mawaru Penguindrum and Ninja Scroll to receive additional Blu-ray releases.
Three siblings, twins Kanba and Shouma, and the in-and-out-of-the-hospital Himari who’s in poor health, live together at the Takakura home. One day, when the siblings are out on a trip to the aquarium, Himari collapses. The doctors state that nothing can be done for her anymore, but then, a miracle occurs…
With his mother taken away from him and having lost everything, Lag Seeing is now a letter whose delivery has been assigned to Gauche Suede, a Letter Bee. Despite their troubling start, the two of them become friends; leading Lag to realize what his aim in life is – to deliver people’s most important feelings in the form of letters, just as Gauche has done.
Feudal Japan – A time of danger, intrigue and deception. Jubei is a masterless ninja who travels the land alone, hiring his services to those with gold…or a worthy cause. His fearsome abilities have served him well, but a hideous plot to overthrow the government threatens to end his wandering ways and possibly his life.
When a small village succumbs to a terrible plague, a team of ninjas are sent to investigate, and realize that all is not as it seems. Ambushed, they are wiped out by a fearsome man-monster with incredible powers, leaving only one alive – Kagero, a beautiful female ninja, whose touch can bring instant death. Jubei saves her from a fate worse than death, and unwittingly becomes drawn into the web of treachery. He is soon faced with his greatest challenge, an enemy for whom death holds no fear, with the power to destroy Jubei`s world.
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