The upcoming issue of Comic Yuri Hime magazine has announced that the upcoming YuruYuri OVA, based on Namori’s original manga, will be airing this Winter, that was announced earlier in the year. The OVA will be titled YuruYuri: Nachuyachumi! and will air in Japanese theatres, as well as being released in DVD and Blu-ray bundles.
YuruYuri: Nachuyachumi! will feature a new original story where the Amusement Club and Student Council attend summer camping trip. It will feature no boys and “100% cute girls”. Additionally, the release dates of the Blu-ray box sets for the anime’s two seasons were also announced: the first season will be available on July 16 and the second season will be out on October 15th. Both will cost ¥15,000 (~$150 USD).
The OVA will be produced by TYO Animations, replacing Dogakobo who did the first two seasons. The director will be Hiroyuki Hata (Saikin, Imouto no Yousu ga Chotto Okashiinda ga.) with Michiko Yokote (Gintama, Shinryaku! Ika Musume) writing the script. Motohiro Taniguchi (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Strike Witches) will be leading in key animation and character design.
YuruYuri, is a manga series created by Namori that released in June 2008 and is still running. The manga has a total of 11 volumes thus far and has sold over 1 million copies as of December 2011. Namori has also created two more manga series alongside YuruYuri: YuruYuri Reset!, which is currently on hiatus, and YuruYuri Ohmuroke a web manga that started in July 2012. The series also received an anime adaptation in July 2011 by animation studio Dogakobo. The second season of the anime titled YuruYuri♪♪ aired in 2012, also in July.
Here is a synopsis of the series from MAL:
Right after starting middle school, Akari Akaza joins the Amusement Club which is composed solely by her two childhood friends, Kyouko Toshinou and Yui Funami. Chinatsu Yoshikawa, Akaza’s classmate, becomes a member after finding out about the dissolution of the Tea Club.
The Amusement Club, situated at the tea room facility since the Tea Club disbanded, has no clear purpose, being free for the girls to do whatever they want.
The YuruYuri OVA Nachuyachumi! will be airing sometime during the Winter 2014/2015 anime season. It will be airing in Japanese theatres along with a physical release on DVD and Blu-ray. Further details about the OVA will be out in the upcoming months.
You can also check out the official YuruYuri anime website: http://yuruyuri.com/
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