Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and Nozomi Entertainment are pleased to announce the BOYS BE… DVD Thinpak Collection will be available for a new, lower SRP of $29.99 starting December 7, 2010.
Based on the best-selling manga written by Masahiro Itabashi and illustrated by Hiroyuki Tamakoshi (Gacha Gacha), this 13-episode anime series was directed by Masami Shimoda (Ai Yori Aoshi / Someday’s Dreamers / Zegapain) and has appeared on both Comcast Anime Selects and the Anime Network.
Additionally, Boys Be… features a trio of performances by popular voice actors on both the Japanese- and English-language tracks:
* Kenichi Suzumura (Super GALS! / Gundam Seed Destiny / Ouran High School Host Club), Akira Ishida (NANA / Naruto / Saiyuki / Slayers Next) and Hideo Ishikawa (Bleach / Death Note / Gravitation); and
* Sam Regal (Fate stay/night / Paranoia Agent / The Third), Liam O’Brien (Comic Party / Ergo Proxy / Naruto) and Patrick Seitz (Hellsing / Paradise Kiss / The Third).
“Refreshing, humorous, touching… Highly recommended.” – AnimeOnDVD.com
“breaks the boundaries for what a teen series is.” – DVD Talk
“a series for both sexes” – Detroit News Anime Blog
Visit the BOYS BE… site at boysbe.rightstuf.com for more information about the series, character profiles, desktop wallpapers, avatars, audio clips and more!
About BOYS BE…
There are two sides to every love story, and Boys Be… reveals what’s really going on – from the guy’s point of view! Meet three normal high school guys with just one thing on their minds: girls. Quiet Kyoichi has been friends with Chiharu ever since they were young, but lately, his feelings have begun to change. Lecherous Makoto, a self-proclaimed master of the rules of romance, is ready to sweep the ladies off their feet. And Yoshihiko, a handsome sports nut, is unfortunately a bit clueless in matters of the heart. Join this hapless trio for a year of romantic misadventures that will change their lives forever! Contains the entire 13-episode TV series!
BOYS BE… DVD Thinpak Collection (REPRICE)
Street Date: 12/7/2010
Runtime: Approximately 325 minutes, Dolby Digital Stereo, Color
Genre: Drama / Romance
Suggested Rating: 13+
Format: DVD (English, Japanese, English Subtitles, English On-Screen Translations)
Catalog #: RSDVD0807
Item Measurements: 5 3/8” x 1 5/16” x 7 5/8” (LxWxH), ~ 1.2 lbs.
Case Qty.: 10 / case
Scene access, Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo audio for English and Japanese dialogue, English subtitles and English on-screen translations. PLUS: Line art galleries, textless opening and closing, Japanese promotional spots/commercials, English directors’ commentary, Right Stuf / Nozomi Entertainment trailers, and a 48-page booklet featuring artwork, character bios and commentary from the Japanese cast and staff!
BOYS BE… © Masahiro Itabashi / Hiroyuki Tamaoki / KODANSHA / Boys Be Committee.