Source: NIS America

NIS America announced that they will release Hanasaku Iroha the Movie ~ Home Sweet Home ~ on Blu-Ray. The film will be released in a premium edition on October 14, 2014. The release, which will be priced at $49.99, will be bundled with a hardcover companion book.


Hanasaku Iroha the Movie ~ HOME SWEET HOME ~ Coming to North America October 14!

Hanasaku Iroha Movie Key Art 001 - 20140706Anime Expo, CA (July 5, 2014) – NIS America is happy to announce that Hanasaku Iroha the Movie ~HOME SWEET HOME~ will be released in North America on October 14. Ohana and the rest of the Kissuiso family return to tell a story of family and perseverance in this feature-length film. Delve into the history of Ohana’s mother, the inn, and its staff through a logbook kept by one of Kissuiso’s most loyal members, and discover how the staff rekindles their journey toward what it truly means to sparkle. The movie will come on a Blu-ray disc, with an in-depth hardcover art book and collectible slipcase.

It will be available at the following select online retailers: Right Stuf, The Anime Corner Store, Anime Pavilion, and NIS America Online Store.

Hanasaku Iroha the Movie ~ HOME SWEET HOME ~

About the movie:

In the days before the Bonbori Festival, Ohana’s friend Yuina comes to Kissuiso for training. While cleaning up after her, Ohana discovers a logbook kept by Beans from when her mother, Satsuki, was still a youth at Kissuisso. Through the logbook, Ohana catches a glimpse of her mother’s struggles, and realizes that maybe the two of them aren’t so different after all. Meanwhile, the rest of the inn staff are caught up in dealing with a blackout.

About the extras:

– Hardcover art book (full color, 32 pages) which provides a deeper viewing experience through scene-by-scene director commentary, staff member interviews, concept sketches, and setting illustrations.
– Original Japanese commercials

Hanasaku Iroha Movie Pack Shot 001 - 20140706

Kanae Ito as Ohana Matsumae
Chiaki Omigawa as Minko Tsurugi
Aki Toyosaki as Nako Oshimizu
Haruka Tomatsu as Yuina Wakura
Mamiko Noto as Tomoe Wajima

Produced by

Original Story: P.A.WORKS

Director: Masahiro Ando

Screenplay: Mari Okada

Original Character Design: Kishida Mel

Title: Hanasaku Iroha the Movie ~ HOME SWEET HOME ~ Premium Edition
MSRP: $49.99
RELEASE DATE: October 14, 2014
UPC: 813633014234
LENGTH: 66 mins
FORMAT: Blu-ray
LANGUAGE: Japanese audio, English subtitles

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