The 2014 coming-of-age TV anime Your Lie in April (Aka. Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso – 四月は君の嘘) is due to receive another home video release by year’s end, with Aniplex of America confirming plans to offer a complete Blu-ray set on 22 December 2020. All 22-episodes of the heartwarming series will be offered on six Blu-ray discs.
With a standard retail price of $124.98 USD or local equivalent, this is pricier than your standard complete collection release of a show this length. But in addition to having the episodes spread out across more Blu-ray discs, Your lie in April’s complete Blu-ray collection will also include a small collection of physical and digital on-disc goodies. These include:
- A Complete Collection Box featuring an illustration by character designer Yukiko Aikei
- Dual Audio (English and Japanese)
- Thirteen Collectible Illustration Cards
- Audio Commentary with the English voice cast and ADR Director (Episodes 1 and 22)
- English dubbing blooper reel
- Textless OP/ED Sequences
- English Trailer
Based on the manga of the same name by Naoshi Arakawa, Your Lie in April was animated by A-1 Pictures. The 22-episode show was directed by Kyohei Ishiguro (Occultic;Nine) with series composition and screenplay by Takao Yoshioka (Wagnaria!!), the series features music by renowned composer Masaru Yokoyama (Fate/Apocrypha, Fruits Basket) and character design by Yukiko Aikei (Accel World).
About Your Lie in April
Your lie in April, the hit series based on Naoshi Arakawa’s award-winning manga, will finally be available as a complete Blu-ray set! Ever since its original release in 2014, this beloved series about youth, music, and romance still touches the hearts of audiences the world over, and now you can bring it home to enjoy all over again.
Kousei Arima was a genius pianist until his mother’s death robbed him of his will to play. Since that day, Kousei has lived a dull, empty life. However, when he meets a peculiar violinist named Kaori Miyazono, her independence, carefree attitude, occasionally short temper, and eccentric playing style fascinate the former musician. His monotonous life is about to change forever.
Japanese and English Voice Cast
Kousei Arima: Natsuki Hanae / Max Mittelman
Kaori Miyazono: Risa Taneda / Erica Lindbeck
Tsubaki Sawabe: Ayane Sakura / Erica Mendez
Ryota Watari: Ryota Ousaka / Kyle McCarley
Emi Igawa: Saori Hayami / Erika Harlacher
Takeshi Aiza: Yuki Kaji / Erik Kimerer
Nao Kashiwagi: Shizuka Ishigami / Julie Ann Taylor
Saito: Kazuyuki Okitsu / Robbie Daymond
Saki Arima: Mamiko Noto / Wendee Lee
Hiroko Seto: Mie Sonozaki / Carrie Keranen
Koharu Seto: Inori Minase / Cristina Vee
Nagi Aiza: Ai Kayano / Stephanie Sheh
Toshiya Miike: Yuka Terasaki / Amanda Miller