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NIS America Announce Acquisition Announcement of Hanasaku Iroha ~ Blossoms for Tomorrow ~, Premium Edition Coming in April


IRO1_sets_slipcaseNorth American publisher of games and anime Nippon Ichi Software America have just announced a brand new anime acquisition for which they intend to release the first volume of in a premium edition come April 9, 2013.The series, Hanasaku Iroha ~ Blossoms for Tomorrow~ follows the story of an ordinary high school student, Ohana, who is sent by her free-spirited mother to live and work at her grandmother’s hot spring inn. Ohana might be viewed as an unreliable young teenager at first, but soon her honest and pure personality will make you want to cheer for her.

The show is set to come on as a Premium Edition with both DVD and Blu-ray formats, contains a Japanese Dub with English subtitles and an approximate runtime of 308 minutes over 13 episodes. Volume 2 is slated for July 2013.

Ohana was living a normal high school life in Tokyo until her mother ran off with a debt-dodging boyfriend and sent her to live with her grandmother, who owns a rural hot spring inn called Kissuiso. Thrust into a life where the customers always come first, Ohana struggles to find her place at the inn and fit in with her fellow coworkers. Yesterday, Ohana was an ordinary high school student. Today, she’s an attendant at a hot spring inn. Tomorrow, will she bloom…?


  • Hardcover Slipcase
  • Hardcover art book, (full color, 36 pages) which enhances the viewing experience, making it even more enjoyable by providing detailed character info, rough sketches, must-read artist interviews and setting illustrations.
  • Clean openings, endings, and Japanese trailers


Kanae Ito as Ohana Matsumae (Haganai, A Certain Scientific Railgun)
Chiaki Omigawa as Minko Tsurugi (Arakawa Under the Bridge x Bridge, Hidamari Sketch)
Aki Toyosaki as Nako Oshimizu (K-ON!, Zakuro)
Haruka Tomatsu as Yuina Wakura (anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day, Katanagatari)
Mamiko Noto as Tomoe Wajima (kimi ni todoke, Hell Girl, Clannad, Ghastly Prince Enma Burning Up)


Animation: P.A. Works (Angel Beats!, Another)
Director: Masahiro Ando (CANAAN, Blast of Tempest)
Series Composition: Mari Okada (Toradora!, anohana, Black Rock Shooter)


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