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NIS America’s “House of Five Leaves” License Set To Expire


The house of five leaves has officially scattered to the four winds.

Anime News Network reports that NIS America’s license for House of Five Leaves is slated to expire. Though no specific expiration date has been stated, NIS America reported that they have “no current plans on renewing the license.”

Robert’s Anime Corner Store reports that the license will lapse at the end of this month.

House of Five Leaves is based on Natsume Ono’s (Ristorante Paradiso, ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept.) manga of the same name. Tomomi Mochizuki (Princess Nine, Here Is Greenwood) directed the project and wrote the scripts at Manglobe. Kazuto Nakazawa (Terror in Resonance, El-Hazard: The Wanderers) provided character designs.

The seires first hit Fuji TV’s Noitamina block in April 2010. Funimation streamed the show as it aired, while NIS America released it on DVD in 2012.

Source: Anime News Network

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