By Crystal Colwell / April 30th, 2014
NIS America have announced today that they will be releasing the Cardcaptor Sakura anime series in North America. In addition to the DVD Standard Edition, they are offering a Blu-ray Premium Edition. Both editions are set to ship on August 5th, and include a bonus mono English dub track.
The Premium Edition includes all 70 episodes on a 9 Blu-ray disc set, a fully illustrated 76-page hardcover art book packed with new content, and a collectible slipcase for the retail price of $249.99. Right Stuf has the Premium Edition listed as $178.99 right now. The Standard Edition will come in three sets of 4 DVD packs for $59.99 each.
NIS America is excited to announce that the highly praised hit anime CARDCAPTOR SAKURA Complete Series will be released on August 5 across North America in Premium and Standard Edition versions. All versions will be available simultaneously at online retailers, and will offer a bonus English dub. The Premium Edition version will include 70 episodes on a 9 metallic gloss Blu-ray disc set, with a fully illustrated 76-page hardcover art book packed with new content/illustrations and a collectible slipcase.
About the show:
Ten-year-old Sakura lives a pretty normal life with her older brother, Toya, and widowed father, Fujitaka. At least she did, until the day she returned home from school to discover a glowing book in her father’s study. After opening the book and releasing the cards within, Sakura is tasked with collecting each of these magical cards, while trying to live the life of a normal fourth grader. In the monumental task of collecting all the cards, Sakura must rely on her friends and family, and decide what she finds most important in life.
About the extras:
– Hardcover art book (full color, approx. 76 pages) with Tomoyo’s diary of Sakura’s
adventure and full color character illustrations.
– Bonus English voice overs (monaural), clean openings (2), clean endings (3)
Sakura Tange as Sakura Kinomoto
Aya Hisakawa & Masaya Onosaka as Kerberos
Junko Iwao as Tomoyo Daidoji
Motoko Kumai as Xiaolang Li
Tomokazu Seki as Toya Kinomoto
Original Comic: CLAMP
Director: Morio Asaka
Character Design: Kumiko Takahashi
Animation Studio: Mad House
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