After his second week since his launch in the Japanese market, the first Blu-ray package of the second season of Uma Musume: Pretty Derby, accumulated another 55,123 copies sold. With this, in two weeks the package has accumulated a total of 167,153 copies sold, breaking the general record previously established by Neon Genesis Evangelion, which amounted to 131,166 copies.
The package was released on May 26 in Japan and includes the episodes first to the fourth of this second season. Only available in a Blu-Ray format with a price of 9,790 yen (around $ 94), it includes benefits such as an illustration brochure, an original novel, audio comments, production material and exchange codes in the game for smartphones.
This second season was issued in Japan during the winter season-2021, while its distribution license is in the hands of the Crunchyroll platform. On the other hand, Uma Musume: Pretty Derby is a multimedia franchise created by Cygames. A game for smartphones was planned to be released for iOS and Android devices in 2018, however, it was postponed and released on February 24 in Japan.
- Kei Oikawa was in charge of the anime direction in Studio Kai, replacing P.A studies. Works who this time are listed as assistants.
- Yousuke Kabashima was in charge of the design of characters in collaboration with Tomoko Tsuji, with both also taking care of the animation direction.
- Yuuichi Morita, Taro Iwashiro and Utamaro returned as a sound manager, musical producer and composer of the soundtrack, respectively.
Synopsis of UMA MUSUME PRETTY DERBY
Within the world of horse racing, the girls' horse girls are gaining popularity as they continue to accumulate victories. The one that receives more attention in the group is Toukai Teiou, known by the joyful personality of her and the exceptional skills of her to run. Teiou aspires to become a girl's triple horses who win the three G1 careers consecutively, a feat that has not been achieved since the legendary Symbolic Rudolf managed to do so as many years ago. On his way to get triple crown, Teiou faces many challenges, meeting old and new rivals. However, in the middle of the ferocious rivalries of her, Teiou soon faces decisions that will leave a great impact on her career as a runner.
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