The Eccentric Family Complete Premium Edition soaring to retailers in North America on January 6, 2015!

By Chris Dahlberg

Published on Sunday, October 12, 2014

NIS America has confirmed their video release plans for The Eccentric Family! The series will make its North American home video debut on January 6th as a 2 Blu-ray Premium Edition. This will include all thirteen episodes and a 64 page art book. I liked the series when I watched it earlier this year (review here), and it certainly helps that it is another anime to utilize the eye catching visual style from P.A. Works. Full details below.

The Eccentric Family

Santa Ana, CA (September 30, 2014) –NIS America is thrilled to announce that The Eccentric Family Complete Premium Edition will be making its retail debut in North America on January 6, 2015. This beautiful premium edition will include all 13 episodes on 2 Blu-ray discs, a 64 page, full-color art book, as well as NIS America’s unique and high-quality collectable packaging. Follow the tale of the Shimogamo family and experience the enchantments of Japanese mythology in this comedic tragedy full of tanuki, tengu, and human shenanigans.

The Eccentric Family Complete Premium Edition will be available at the following select online retailers: Right Stuf, The Anime Corner Store, Anime Pavilion, and NIS America Online Store.

http://nisamerica.com/index.php?nav=ap&aid=eccentricfamily

 

About the show:

In modern day Kyoto, humans live in the city, tengustake to the sky, and tanukisroam the earth. One such tanukiis Yasaburo, the third son of SoichiroShimogamo, famed tanuki leader who met his end far too early at the hands of a group of humans and their year-end banquet hot pot. Yasaburohas since embraced his “fool’s blood” and strives for a happy, carefree life. But between taking care of his old tengu master Akadama-sensei, avoiding the life-threatening advances of the beautiful human Benten, dealing with his dangerously stupid twin cousins, and avoiding becoming a hot pot himself in the next year-end banquet, the young tanuki has his work cut out for him!

 

About the extras:
Hardcover art book (full color, approx. 64 pages) with episode guide, character info, and gorgeous full color illustrations.

 

Cast

Takahiro Sakurai as Yasaburo Shimogamo
Junichi Suwabe as Yaichiro Shimogamo Hiroyuki
Yoshino as Yajiro Shimogamo
Mai Nakahara as Yashiro Shimogamo
Mamiko Noto as Benten

 

Staff

Original Story: Tomihiko Morimi
Director: Masayuki Yoshihara
Original Character Design: Koji Kumeta
Animation Production: P.A.WORKS

 

MSRP: $64.99
RELEASE DATE: January 6, 2015
AGE RATING: 13+
LENGTH: Approx. 307 mins/13 eps
FORMAT:2 Blu-ray disc set
LANGUAGE: Japanese audio, English subtitles

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