Aniplex of America Announces Your lie in April Complete Blu-ray Set
The 2014 heartfelt, coming-of-age series receives a stunning new home video release as a complete Blu-ray set!
Source: AniplexUSA press release
Official Site: kimiuso.jp (Japan), yourlieinapril.com (US)
Special Thanks to Aiko Makino
Aniplex of America is thrilled to announce the Your lie in April (四月は君の嘘, Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso, 2014-15) Complete Blu-ray Set arriving just in time for the holiday season on December 22, 2020. For the first time ever, fans can now own all twenty-two episodes of the heartwarming series in six Blu-ray discs, housed in a beautiful box featuring illustration by character designer Yukiko Aikei. The Blu-ray set includes thirteen collectible illustration cards, plus audio commentary by the English cast and director (Episode 1 and 22), English bloopers, the English trailer, as well as textless openings and endings.
(SWORD ART ONLINE, BLUE EXORCIST). Directed by Kyohei Ishiguro (OCCULTIC;NINE) with series composition and screenplay by Takao Yoshioka (WAGNARIA!!), the series features music by renowned composer Masaru Yokoyama (FATE/APOCRYPHA, FRUITS BASKET) and character design by Yukiko Aikei (ACCEL WORLD).
Your lie in April captures an uplifting tale of youth, music, and romance centered around piano prodigy, Kousei Arima, and violinist, Kaori Miyazono, voiced by Natsuki Hanae (DEMON SLAYER: KIMESTU NO YAIBA) and Risa Taneda (ORESUKI: Are you the only one who loves me?) in the Japanese cast, and Erica Lindbeck (MAGIA RECORD: PUELLA MAGI MADOKA MAGICA SIDE STORY) and Max Mittleman (PERSONA5 the Animation) starring in the English cast, under the direction of well-respected ADR Script Writer and English Voice Director Patrick Seitz (anohana -The Flower We Saw That Day-).
The Your lie in April Complete Blu-ray Set is now accepting pre-orders at online retailer RightStuf Anime.
About Your lie in April
Your lie in April, the hit series based on Naoshi Arakawa’s award-winning manga, will finally be available as a complete Blu-ray set! Ever since its original release in 2014, this beloved series about youth, music, and romance still touches the hearts of audiences the world over, and now you can bring it home to enjoy all over again.
Kousei Arima was a genius pianist until his mother’s death robbed him of his will to play. Since that day, Kousei has lived a dull, empty life. However, when he meets a peculiar violinist named Kaori Miyazono, her independence, carefree attitude, occasionally short temper, and eccentric playing style fascinate the former musician. His monotonous life is about to change forever.
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Original Story: Naoshi Arakawa
Serialized in “Monthly Shonen Magazine” (Kodansha)
Director: Kyohei Ishiguro
Series Composition & Screenplay: Takao Yoshioka
Character Design: Yukiko Aikei
Prop Design: Akira Takata
Art Setting: Yoshinori Shiozawa
Art Director: Hisayo Usui
Color Design: Kazuko Nakajima
3D Director: Ryuta Ono (Graphinica)
Director of Photography: Yoshihiro Sekiya
Editing: Akinori Mishima
Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa
Music: Masaru Yokoyama
Animation Production: A-1 Pictures
Production: Your lie in April Committee
English Voice Director & ADR Script Writer: Patrick Seitz
■ CAST (Japanese/English)
Kousei Arima: Natsuki Hanae / Max Mittelman
Kaori Miyazono: Risa Taneda / Erica Lindbeck
Tsubaki Sawabe: Ayane Sakura / Erica Mendez
Ryota Watari: Ryota Ousaka / Kyle McCarley
Emi Igawa: Saori Hayami / Erika Harlacher
Takeshi Aiza: Yuki Kaji / Erik Kimerer
Nao Kashiwagi: Shizuka Ishigami / Julie Ann Taylor
Saito: Kazuyuki Okitsu / Robbie Daymond
Saki Arima: Mamiko Noto / Wendee Lee
Hiroko Seto: Mie Sonozaki / Carrie Keranen
Koharu Seto: Inori Minase / Cristina Vee
Nagi Aiza: Ai Kayano / Stephanie Sheh
Toshiya Miike: Yuka Terasaki / Amanda Miller
Your lie in April Complete Blu-ray Set
Street Date: 12/22/2020
SKU #: AOA-6803
• Spoken Languages: English, Japanese
• Subtitles: English, Spanish
• Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Widescreen
• Episodes: 22
• Number of Disc: 6
• Total Run Time: Approx. 500 min.
• Rating: 13 UP
• Box Illustration by Yukiko Aikei (Character Design)
• 13 Collectible Illustration Cards
* Bonus content subject to change.
Bonus Materials & Package*
• Special Booklet
• Package cover art illustrated by Jun Nakai (Character Design)
* Bonus materials and package subject to change.
About Aniplex of America Inc.
Aniplex of America, Inc. (Santa Monica, California) is a subsidiary of Aniplex, Inc. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan), a division of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan), Inc., and a leading provider of anime content and music production and distribution in Japan. The company’s ever-growing lineup of shows includes: SWORD ART ONLINE, FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST: BROTHERHOOD, FATE/STAY NIGHT [UNLIMITED BLADE WORKS], FATE/ZERO, KILL la KILL, GURREN LAGANN, MONOGATARI series, anohana -The Flower We Saw That Day-, CELLS AT WORK!, THE PROMISED NEVERLAND, DEMON SLAYER: KIMETSU NO YAIBA, THE MILLIONAIRE DETECTIVE – BALANCE: UNLIMITED and many more. In 2017, the company released the English version of the popular mobile game, FATE/GRAND ORDER.