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DanMachi OVA Hits Retailers On 12/7/2016


Hark! The goddess Hestia is back, to bring more DanMachi to the masses!

Hestia Gif 002 - 20160810

Earlier today, the official Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon? (Dungeon ni Deai o Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru no Darō ka?, DanMachi for short) Twitter account revealed that the upcoming DanMachi OVA will hit Japanese retailers on December 7.

DanMachi OVA Blu-Ray Boxart 001 - 20160810The one-episode OVA will be released on DVD and Blu-Ray, with both releases being bundled with the following:

  • “Single” CD featuring the ending song by Hestia
  • 8-Page companion booklet
  • Audio commentary
  • Textless ending

The Blu-Ray edition will carry a price of 6,156 yen ($60.69 USD), while the DVD is priced at 5,076 yen ($50.05)

The Blu-Ray boxed set of the Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon? anime series will hit retailers on the same day. It will also include the OVA as part of the package.

Is It Wrong To Try And Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon? is based on Fujino Ōmori and Suzuhito Yasuda’s light novel series of the same name. Yoshiki Yamakawa (Kill Me Baby, Little Busters!) directed the series at J.C. Staff, while Shigeki Kimoto (Sky Girls) provided character designs. Hideki Shirane (Aria the Scarlet Ammo, Queen’s Blade: Rebellion) was in charge of series composition.

The 13-episode series originally aired during the Spring 2015 anime season, first hitting the airwaves on April 3. Sentai Filmworks currently holds the rights to the DanMachi anime series, while Yen Press releases the novels. Crunchyroll streamed the anime as it aired in Japan.

Source: Ota-suke

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