NIS America announces Hanasaku Iroha: Home Sweet Home (working title) anime movie!

By Chris Dahlberg

Published on Friday, July 5, 2013

NIS America just recently put out the second volume of the Hanasaku Iroha series, and confirmed at Anime Expo that they will be putting out the anime movie as well. The film was released in March in Japan and brings a new storyline that sheds additional details about the different characters. A specific release date has not been announced just yet, but we’ll be updating you as information comes in.

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Anime Expo, CA (July 4, 2013) – NIS America is extremely happy to announce the acquisition of the anime movie Hanasaku Iroha Home Sweet Home (working title) for a North American release. Ohana returns in a feature-length film with the rest of the Kissuiso staff to continue to learn more about each one of the characters in the series – including the backstory surrounding Ohana’s mother.

Release information and more will be made available at a future date. Stay tuned for more information at NISAmerica.com!

About the movie:

Ohana was living a normal high school life in Tokyo until her mother ran off and sent her to live with her grandmother, who owns a rural hot spring inn called Kissuiso. Thrust into a life where the customers always come first, Ohana struggles to find her place at the inn and fit in with her fellow coworkers. Yesterday, Ohana was an ordinary high school student. Today, she’s an attendant at a hot spring inn. As the days go by, she continues to grow her relationship not only with her fellow peers, but also with her estranged grandmother.

Ohana also has an unexpected visitor sent to train at Kissuiso – none other than Yuina, the heiress of the rivaling inn Fukuya. Even with this mischievous guest, Ohana still tries to maintain her cool. During this teamup, together they find something very interesting in the inn’s storage…

Cast

Kanae Ito as Ohana Matsumae (Haganai, A Certain Scientific Railgun)

Chiaki Omigawa as Minko Tsurugi (Arakawa Under the Bridge x Bridge, Hidamari Sketch)

Aki Toyosaki as Nako Oshimizu (K-ON!, Zakuro)

Haruka Tomatsu as Yuina Wakura (anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day, Katanagatari)

Mamiko Noto as Tomoe Wajima (kimi ni todoke, Hell Girl, Clannad, Ghastly Prince Enma Burning Up)

Produced by

Animation: P.A. Works (Angel Beats!, Another)

Director: Masahiro Ando (CANAAN, Blast of Tempest)

Series Composition: Mari Okada (Toradora!, anohana, Black Rock Shooter)

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