What You Need to Know:
- Sentai Filmworks announced today that it acquired The Price of Smiles for streaming as well as exclusive rights for home video, television, and transactional video on demand. The original series is produced by iconic anime studio, Tatsunoko Production (Speed Racer, Gatchaman) in celebration of their 55th anniversary. Sentai Filmworks will distribute the series in the USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Latin America, Scandinavia, the Netherlands, Spain and Portugal.
- Toshimasa Suzuki (whose works include Lagrange - The Flower of Rin-ne, Heroic Age) directs the series with Shinichi Inotsume (Hayate the Combat Butler, PERSONA 5 the Animation) in charge of series composition. The Japanese voice cast includes Yumiri Hanamori (Grimoire of Zero, That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime) as Princess Yuki Soleil and Saori Hayami (Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?, Land of the Lustrous) as Stella Shining. Other cast members include Rina Sato (Gourmet Girl Graffiti, Knights of Sidonia) as Layla Étoile, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Akame ga Kill!, DEVILS’ LINE) as Joshua Ingram, Yuki Nagaku (My First Girlfriend is a Gal, Seiyu’s Life!) as Lily Airhart and Toshiki Masuda (Gakuen Basara: Samurai High School, Hitorijime My Hero) as Huey Malthus.
- The series will soon be available to stream on select digital outlets with a home video release to follow.
Source: Official Press Release
Sentai is scooping up a lot of cool shows this season. I hope they keep it up!
I wonder how many more they'll acquire?! They're on a roll so far!