Natsuyuki Rendezvous


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Natsuyuki Rendezvous

Genres: drama, psychological, romance, supernatural
Themes: ghosts
Objectionable content: Mild
Number of Episodes: 11
Vintage: 2012-07-05
Plot Summary: Ryosuke works part-time as a florist. He has bad eyesight, a pure heart, and a secret crush on the store manager, Rokka. Unfortunately for him, Rokka swore off love 8 years ago. But when Ryosuke goes up to her apartment on the second floor, he runs into a good-looking half-naked man. At first upset, he learns that this isn’t Rokka’s live-in boyfriend; he’s the ghost of her late husband, Atsushi. She can’t see him, and Ryosuke decides not to give up on her, even with a dead husband standing in the way.

ANN Info Page
Official JP Website

Per PR:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SENTAI FILMWORKS LICENSES “NATSUYUKI RENDEZVOUS”

HOUSTON, June 30, 2012 — The marriage vows state “until death do us part”, but even death may not be able to break the bonds in Sentai Filmworks’ latest acquisition, Natsuyuki Rendezvous, the brand new show from Fuji TV’s popular noitaminA block. Based on the work of spirited female manga artist Haruka Kawachi, whose offerings are highly anticipated, this bittersweet romance is directed by Kou Matsuo (Kurenai, Yozakura Quartet) who will employ pre-scoring, or recording of the voice tracks before the animation is complete, for this ground-breaking series. Character designs are by Junichiro Taniguchi (Ryoko’s Case File) and music by Ken Muramatsu (Kurenai).

Hazuki may be near-sighted, but he knows true beauty when he sees it and the delicate form of flower shop owner Rokka draws him in like a bee to honey. So, hoping to cultivate a relationship between them, Hazuki takes a part time job at her shop, only to discover two huge thorns preventing the nurturing of any romance. The first, the fact that Rokka is still grieving for her late husband Shimao, would be enough to snip most men’s ardor short, but it’s the second that really threatens to make Hazuki’s forlorn hopes wilt. Because while Shimao is most definitely deceased, he hasn’t yet departed and his spirit is still living in Rokka’s apartment! Except only Hazuki can see him, which leads to a very strange romantic triangle indeed. Are Hazuki’s chances with Rokka as dead as the man who still lives in her house? Or can he somehow make love blossom even though there’s an interloper pushing up the daisies between them? One way or another, the ground’s going to be rocky and someone or something’s likely to get nipped in the bud in NATSUYUKI RENDEZVOUS!

Natsuyuki Rendezvous will be available soon through select digital outlets with a home video release to follow next year.

About noitaminA:
With a top rated late-night anime time slot and major advertising sponsorship from Japan’s largest corporations, Fuji Television’s prestigious noitaminA block was designed to drive creativity and innovation in the art of anime. Assembling high profile teams of creators to produce eight new half hour series per annum, from both famous literary works and original concepts, noitaminA has consistently produced unique and innovative programming that pushes the boundaries of animation to its edge and beyond.
http://noitamina.tv/index_en.html

About Sentai Filmworks:
Sentai Filmworks is one of the fastest-growing anime companies in North America, producing hit series like High School of the Dead, Towanoquon, Samurai Girls, Guin Saga, Needless and Angel Beats as well as high profile theatrical films such as Grave of the Fireflies and Appleseed. Sentai Filmworks’ programs can be found on home video distributed by Ingram Entertainment, Baker & Taylor, Section23Films, The Right Stuf and other good and fine distributors. Digital product offerings may be found at iTunes, Hulu, Netflix, Amazon, Zune Marketplace, Anime Network, Playstation Network, Android Market and YouTube.

Natsuyuki Rendezvous Manga Gets Anime in Noitamina in July

posted on 2012-03-30 07:12 EDT
Adaptation of Haruka Kawachi’s manga coming to Fuji TV slot

First Trailer for Natsuyuki Rendezvous Anime Adaptation Posted

posted on 2012-03-30 07:34 EDT
Trailer for adaptation of Haruka Kawachi manga posted on official site


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[url=http://www.theanimenetwork.com/Anime/Natsuyuki-Rendezvous/Episode-1/Watch][/url] [b]Episode 01 is now LIVE![/b]

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[url=http://www.theanimenetwork.com/Anime/Natsuyuki-Rendezvous/Episode-2/Watch][/url] [b]Episode 02 is now LIVE![/b]

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[url=http://www.theanimenetwork.com/Anime/Natsuyuki-Rendezvous/Episode-3/Watch][/url] [b]Episode 03 is now LIVE![/b]

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[url=http://www.theanimenetwork.com/Anime/Natsuyuki-Rendezvous/Episode-4/Watch][/url] [b]Episode 04 is now LIVE![/b]

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[url=http://www.theanimenetwork.com/Anime/Natsuyuki-Rendezvous/Episode-5/Watch][/url] [b]Episode 05 is now LIVE![/b]

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[url=http://www.theanimenetwork.com/Anime/Natsuyuki-Rendezvous/Episode-6/Watch][/url] [b]Episode 06 is now LIVE![/b]

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[url=http://www.theanimenetwork.com/Anime/Natsuyuki-Rendezvous/Episode-7/Watch][/url] [b]Episode 07 is now LIVE![/b]

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[url=http://www.theanimenetwork.com/Anime/Natsuyuki-Rendezvous/Episode-8/Watch][/url] [b]Episode 08 is now LIVE![/b]

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[url=http://www.theanimenetwork.com/Anime/Natsuyuki-Rendezvous/Episode-9/Watch][/url] [b]Episode 09 is now LIVE![/b]

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[url=http://www.theanimenetwork.com/Anime/Natsuyuki-Rendezvous/Episode-10/Watch][/url] [b]Episode 10 is now LIVE![/b]

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[url=http://www.theanimenetwork.com/Anime/Natsuyuki-Rendezvous/Episode-11/Watch][/url] [b]Episode 11 (Finale) is now LIVE![/b]

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Complete Collection Cover/Disc Art

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Complete Collection Cover/Disc Art

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