The DVD release of Animation Runner Kuromi 2, the semi-serious, semi-hilarious look at the animation production process, was announced today by Central Park Media. This sequel to the best-selling Animation Runner Kuromi, from famed director Akitaroh Daichi (Fruits Basket and Now and Then, Here and There), won the Outstanding Production Award at the 2005 Tokyo Anime Fair. This DVD will be loaded with many extras including an alternate angle storyboard feature and interview with Akitaroh Daichi and will be priced at only $19.95 SRP.
The order date for Animation Runner Kuromi 2 will be April 4, 2006, the street date will be May 9, 2006 and the disc will have English and Japanese language tracks with English subtitles.
Animation Runner Kuromi 2
Winner - 2005 Tokyo Anime Fair
From Akitaroh Daichi (Director of Fruits Basket, Kodocha, and Now and Then, Here and There), Aki Itami (Screenwriter of Fruits Basket and Mushishi), and Toshio Masuda (Music for Excel Saga, Naruto: Movie 2, and Now and Then, Here and There)
Kuromi is back, and more determined than ever to make it in the anime business. But all hell breaks loose when the boss quits smoking just when the workload bursts out of control. Can Kuromi overcome this almost insurmountable obstacle?
DVD Features: Alternate Angle Storyboard Feature, Interview with Creator Akitaroh Daichi, A Day in the Life of Kuromi Featurette, Art Gallery, Sketch Gallery, Original Japanese Trailer, U.S. Trailers, Previews of other hot releases, English & Japanese with English Subtitles
Running time: 45 minutes
WEA Selection: 752489