Sentai Filmworks announced on Thursday that it has acquired home video and digital sell-through rights for Studio Gokumi’s Laidbackers theatrical anime project in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Latin America, and the Netherlands. The company will release the anime on home video in April.
The cast includes:
- Rina Hidaka as Harami Mitsuno
- Himika Akaneya as Mai Maisaka
- Yō Taichi as K. Kusanagi
- Maria Naganawa as Ran (Valvaran)
- Yumi Uchiyama as Arnelia
- Yumiri Hanamori as Kumi Honamanuma
- Saki Fujita as Yuko Saginomiya
- Katsuyuki Konishi as Leonard
- Jun Fukuyama as Ron
Sentai Filmworks has not confirmed to include the English Dub version for the Blu-ray/DVD home video and it will mostly release English Sub only.
In order to take over her grandmother’s Dagashi store, art student Kumi Honamanuma moved to Kyoto. She met Harami Mino, K Kusanagi, Mai Haisaka, and a dog who lives in the store, which supposed to be empty. Kumi ended up living with these girls, who claim that they are heroes reincarnated to contemporary period to chase after the demon king. Harami and others seem to live in a peaceful life with no missions to to do anymore, Ran, who was demon king in the past and appears to be an elementary school girl from failing to reincarnate, one day. The story begins with Ran requesting to collect demon king’s fragments.
Source: Sentai Filmworks