RIGHT STUF'S NOZOMI ENTERTAINMENT Announces the
MARIA WATCHES OVER US Season 2 DVD Collection: Printemps
Second TV season of Maria-sama ga Miteru scheduled for Nov. 25, 2008
GRIMES, IA, September 4, 2008 Anime producer and distributor Right
Stuf, Inc. and Nozomi Entertainment are pleased to announce the
release of the MARIA WATCHES OVER US (Maria-sama ga Miteru) - Season
2 DVD Collection: Printemps on November 25, 2008.
The Season 2 DVD Collection is the second of several "season box
sets" scheduled for the series' North American DVD release.
· Each set features Japanese audio, along with English on-
screen translations, and two English-language subtitle tracks: one
with regular dialogue subtitles and a second, special subtitle track
that retains the Japanese honorifics.
· Additionally, each set will include the "specials" comedic
shorts that depict the series' characters in "chibi" form for its
"leaves you eagerly wanting more" AnimeOnDVD at Mania.com
"Shelf Worthy" Anime News Network's Shelf Life
"a truly beautiful anime" - Future Anime
"A beautifully illustrated, surprisingly effective slice-of-life
" Anime News Network
AnimeOnDVD.com Pick of the Week
The Maria Watches Over Us anime is based upon an ongoing series of
novels written by Oyuki Konno and illustrated by Reine Hibiki
that began in 1998 and currently spans 33 volumes. Short stories
related to the series have been published in the shoujo (girls')
magazine Cobalt, and a manga adaptation is serialized in the
anthology magazine Margaret. The series' publisher, Shueisha, also
produced 14 drama CDs (featuring radio-style plays).
The anime adaptation of Maria-sama ga Miteru also referred to by
fans as "MariMite" encompasses two, 13-episode TV seasons, a 5-
episode OVA (original video animation) as its third season, and a
fourth season, currently in production in Japan.
The first three seasons of Maria Watches Over Us feature animation
by Studio DEEN (Fruits Basket, Gravitation, Rurouni Kenshin),
direction by Yukihiro Matsushita (Blue Dragon, Sugar Sugar Rune),
and scripting by Reiko Yoshida (Aria, Boys Over Flowers, Story of
Visit mariasama.rightstuf.com for more information about Maria
Watches Over Us (Maria-sama ga Miteru), detailed character profiles,
trailers, downloads and more.
About MARIA WATCHES OVER US (Maria-sama ga Miteru) Season 2
The spring term is beginning for the students at Lillian Girls'
Academy. Friends are reunited, but for the Yamayuri Council, it's a
bittersweet time. Yoko, Eriko and Sei are busy preparing to depart
Lillian, while Sachiko, Rei and Shimako are doing their best to
ensure their dear sisters receive a memorable commencement. Soon,
Lillian will have new leaders in the Council offices of Rosa
Chinensis, Foetida and Gigantea, along with many new faces and
budding relationships. Contains the complete 13-episode second
season, plus Season 2 "specials" 1-6.
MARIA WATCHES OVER US (Maria-sama ga Miteru) - Season 2 DVD
Collection: Printemps (TV)
Street Date: 11/25/2008
Runtime: Approximately 325 minutes, Dolby Digital Stereo, Color
Suggested Rating: 13+
Format: DVD (Japanese, 2 English Subtitle Tracks, English On-Screen
Catalog #: RSDVD0816
Item Measurements: 5 3/8" X 1 7/32" X 7 5/8" (LxWxH)
Case Qty: 9
Scene access; Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo audio for Japanese dialogue;
two English subtitle tracks (regular dialogue subtitles, plus a
special subtitle track that includes Japanese honorifics); and
English on-screen translations. PLUS: Season 2 "Specials" 1-6, liner
notes and Nozomi Entertainment trailers.
* Cover Art: http://outgoing.rightstuf.com/sleeves/rsdvd0816.jpg
MARIA WATCHES OVER US (Maria-sama ga Miteru) PRINTEMPS © OYUKI
KONNO / SHUEISHA YAMAYURIKAI TV TOKYO Licensed by d-rights Inc.
* To view this image, cut and paste the URL into your Web browser.