Looking Up at the Half-Moon is finally available in America!
Even though Yuuichi Ezaki is in the hospital recovering from an illness, he’s constantly sneaking out. One day he’s caught by the head nurse, who makes a deal with him: she’ll overlook his future excursions if he’s willing to befriend a new patient, Rika Akiba. Due to a serious heart condition, Rika has spent most of her life in the hospital, and doesn’t really have any friends. As Yuuichi and Rika spend time together and learn more about each other, their relationship soon blossoms into romance…
Contains all six episodes of the Looking Up at the Half-Moon TV series.
Looking Up at the Half-Moon, also known as Hanbun no Tsuki ga Noboru Sora, is based upon the light novels of the same name by Tsumugu Hashimoto, which has also inspired a series of drama CDs, a live-action television drama, and a live-action film.
Looking Up at the Half-Moon is directed by Yukihiro Matsushita (Maria Watches Over Us), and features character designs by Mitsuru Ohara (Peach Girl), music by Shinkichi Mitsumune (Revolutionary Girl Utena, Rozen Maiden), and animation by Group TAC (Black Blood Brothers, Gilgamesh). The series originally aired in Japan on the WOWOW television network in 2006.
Special Features: Clean opening, clean closing, promotional videos.
Spoken Languages: Japanese
- Format: DVD (Litebox)
- Genre: Drama / Romance
- Age Rating: 13+
- Special Features: Clean opening, clean closing, promotional videos.
- Spoken Languages: Japanese
- Subtitles: English
- Runtime: 150
- Audio: Japanese (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo)
- Video Ratio: 16:9
- Color: Color
- Catalog Number: LPDVD1538
- ISBN 10:1-57032-693-2
- UPC: 7-42617-1538-2-2
- Discs per Set: 2
- Case Quantity: 30
- Pre-book Date: 03/10/2015
- Release Date: 04/07/2015
International Distribution by Pony Canyon Inc. ©TSUMUGU HASHIMOTO/ASCII MEDIA WORKS/PONYCANYON