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Sentai Delays “My Love Story!!” To December


It looks like everyone’s love story will have to wait just a little longer.

Earlier today, Sentai Filmworks announced that they will delay their release of the My Love Story!! anime series. Rather than release the series in two sets, Sentai will ship My Love Story!! in a complete collection, which hits retailers on December 20.

To promote the release, Sentai unveiled a new 40-second trailer.

My Love StoryMy Love Story!! is based on Kazune Kawahara and Aruko’s manga of the same name. The series, which aired from April through September 2015, was helmed by Morio Asaka (Cardcaptor Sakura, Chihayafuru) at Madhouse. Kunihiko Hamada (Chihayafuru, Nana) provided character designs on the project, while Natsuko Takahashi (Tokyo Magnitude 8.0, Blue Drop) took charge of series composition.

Viz Media holds the domestic rights to the original manga series. The company describes the series as follows:

Takeo Gōda is a giant guy with a giant heart. Too bad the girls don’t want him! (They want his good-looking best friend, Sunakawa.) Used to being on the sidelines, Takeo simply stands tall and accepts his fate. But one day when he saves a girl named Yamato from a harasser on the train, his (love!) life suddenly takes an incredible turn!

In January, Sentai Filmworks revealed that they will release My Love Story!! with an English dub. Earlier this month, they confirmed that Andrew Love will play Takeo in the adaptation.

Source: Twitter (SentaiFilmworks)

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