Source: NIS America

NIS America announced that they will release the Premium Edition for the first season of Love Live! School Idol Project on September 2, 2014. The release will ship with a hardcover, 28-page companion book.


Santa Ana, CA (May 9, 2014) – NIS America is excited to announce that Love Live! School Idol Project1st Season Premium Edition will release in North America on September 2. Love Live! School Idol Project is a show about nine girls who form aschool idol group to keep their school from shutting down. But as they will soon learn, being a school idol might be hard work, but it will help to prepare them for the challenges that await them throughout life.

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

Love Live! School Idol Project 1st SeasonPremium Edition

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TITLE: Love Live! School Idol Project  
1st Season Premium Edition  
MSRP:   $64.99  
RELEASE DATE: September 2, 2014  
UPC:   813633014043  
AGE RATING: Everyone  
LENGTH:   Approx. 307 mins/13 eps  
FORMAT: 2 Blu-rays  
LANGUAGE: Japanese audio, English subtitles  


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About the show:

The traditional school Otonokizaka High is situated between the three towns of Akihabara, Kanda, and Jimbocho. This school is also in imminent danger of closing. Because of this crisis, the second year student Honoka Kosaka takes center stage with eight others to do something about it!

“To protect the school we love so much, we have to do all we can… We have to become school idols! By becoming idols and advertising how great our school is to the world, more students will want to apply!”

About the extras:

– Hardcover art book (full color, approx. 28 pages) with episode guide, character info, and gorgeous full color illustrations


Emi Nitta as Honoka Kosaka        Pile as Maki Nishikino

Yoshino Nanjo as Eli Ayase         Aina Kusuda as Nozomi Tojo

Aya Uchida as Kotori Minami      Yurika Kubo as Hanayo Koizumi

Suzuko Mimori as Umi Sonoda     Sora Tokui as Nico Yazawa

Riho Iida as Rin Hoshizora



Original Story: Hajime Yatate

Original Plan: Sakurako Kimino

Director: Takahiko Kyogoku

Series Organization: Jukki Hanada

Character Design/Animation Director: Asako Nishida

Character Designs & Animation Animator: Yuhei Murota

Music Production: Lantis

Animation Production: SUNRISE Inc.


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About NIS America

In 2003, NIS America was established in Southern California to bring exciting, one-of-a-kind Japanese culture to North America. NIS America’s team members devote themselves to the fans. Their respect for their fans is at the heart of everything they do. As an established entertainment publisher in the U.S., NIS America is committed to continuous growth and improvement.

NIS America is a subsidiary of Nippon Ichi Software, Inc., a Japanese company famous for its unique line of strategy RPGs with titles such as Disgaea, Phantom Brave, and Makai Kingdom. NIS America has also become a publisher of Japanese anime titles, such as Toradora!, bunny drop, and Natsume’s Book of Friends.