Nozomi Ent. Announces MARIA WATCHES OVER US, Season 4

Right Stuf’s Nozomi Entertainment announced the Maria Watches Over Us, Season 4 DVD set will street on March 5, 2013. The new collection repackages the complete 13-episode fourth TV season of Maria Watches Over Us, along with the Season 4 specials, in a Litebox-style DVD keepcase. The set features Japanese audio, English on-screen translations, and two English-language subtitle tracks: one with regular dialogue subtitles and a second, special subtitle track that retains the Japanese honorifics.

Nozomi Ent. Announces SHINGU: SECRET OF THE STELLAR WARS

Right Stuf’s Nozomi Entertainment announced Shingu: Secret of the Stellar Wars will be repackaged in a Litebox-style, single DVD keepcase for release on March 5, 2013. The new DVD set will contain the complete 26-episode series and will feature English audio, Japanese audio, and English subtitles and on-screen translations, as well as character bios, line art galleries, original production notes, a textless opening, and trailers.

Right Stuf, Inc. Acquires PRINCESS KNIGHT

Right Stuf, Inc. announced the acquisition of the classic Princess Knight anime, which will be released via the company’s Nozomi Entertainment division as two limited-edition DVD box sets in 2013. Also known as “Choppy and the Princess,” the 52-episode Princess Knight television adaptation is based on the manga by legendary creator Osamu Tezuka. This will be the first time the series will be available to North American audiences on licensed DVD.

The DVD sets will feature the series’ original English-language dub, as well as a Spanish-language audio option. Due to the availability of materials, these DVD releases will utilize the edited and cut, broadcast video footage from Princess Knight’s television syndication during the 1960s and 1970s. (Japanese audio will not be included on these sets because it cannot be synched to the video.)

Right Stuf’s Nozomi Ent. Announces EMMA: A VICTORIAN ROMANCE, Season 1

Right Stuf’s Nozomi Entertainment announced Emma: A Victorian Romance, Season 1 will be repackaged and released in a single DVD keepcase on February 5, 2013. The 4-disc DVD collection will contain the entire 12-episode first season and feature Japanese audio and English-language subtitles and on-screen translations, along with character biographies, textless opening and closing, Japanese promotional commercial and TV promotional spots, U.S. season 1 and season 2 trailers, and Nozomi Entertainment trailers.

Nozomi Ent. Announces MARIA WATCHES OVER US, Season 3

Right Stuf’s Nozomi Entertainment announced Maria Watches Over Us, Season 3 will be repackaged and released on January 8, 2013 in a Litebox-style, single DVD keepcase containing all five direct-to-video (OVA) episodes of the anime series’ third season. The 3-disc DVD set will feature Japanese audio, along with English on-screen translations and two English-language subtitle tracks: one with regular dialogue subtitles and a second, special subtitle track that retains the Japanese honorifics.

Right Stuf, Inc. Acquires THE ROSE OF VERSAILLES

Right Stuf, Inc. announced the acquisition of The Rose of Versailles anime series — which has never before been available to English-speaking audiences — from TMS Entertainment. The 40-episode series, adapted from Riyoko Ikeda’s best-selling manga, will be released via Right Stuf’s Nozomi Entertainment as two limited-edition DVD box sets in 2013.

 

Nozomi Ent. Announces Re-Price, Re-Release of BOOGIEPOP AND OTHERS

Right Stuf’s Nozomi Entertainment announced the DVD re-release of Boogiepop and Others will be available on October 9, 2012. The live-action prequel to the Boogiepop Phantom animated TV series features Japanese audio and English subtitles, plus a History of Boogiepop, director’s commentary, storyboards, “Boogiepop in Yubari” premiere featurette, “Making of Boogiepop” featurette, cast and staff bios, original Boogiepop trailers and Right Stuf trailers. Boogiepop and Others will street with a reduced SRP of $9.99.

Nozomi Ent. Announces MARIA WATCHES OVER US, Season 2

Right Stuf’s Nozomi Entertainment announced the Maria Watches Over Us, Season 2: Printemps DVD set will street on November 6, 2012. The new collection repackages the complete 13-episode second television season of Maria Watches Over Us, along with the Season 2 specials, in a Litebox-style DVD keepcase. The set features Japanese audio, English on-screen translations, and two English-language subtitle tracks: one with regular dialogue subtitles and a second, special subtitle track that retains the Japanese honorifics.