AX 2009: Nozomi Acquires Junjou Romantica, Antique Bakery, More Aria

Matt Brown (Editor in Chief) — July 2nd, 2009 — 21:04
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Nozomi Entertainment announced today that they acquired the third TV season of Aria (titled Aria the Origination), as well as Aria the OVA: Arietta. They plan to release both titles as a DVD box set in 2010, and a set of Aria lithograph prints starting this fall. Aria began as a manga by Kozue Amano, and was adapted to animation by HAL Film Maker.

Nozomi also snagged all 24 episodes of Kadokawa's Junjo Romantica (Romantica ~Pure Love~), a boys-love title by Shungiku Nakamura, animated by Studio Deen. The series will be released on DVD in 2010.

Lastly, the company announced that they licensed the Nippon Animation adaptation of Fumi Yoshinaga's Antique Bakery. All twelve episodes will be available in a box set in 2010.