In a popular Japanese comment forum, it was reported that the first Blu-ray compilation package of the second season of the anime Uma Musume: Pretty Derby, which is scheduled to launch in Japan on May 26, is already dominating the reservation listings. on online sales platforms like Amazon.
The package will be released on May 26 in Japan and will include episodes first through fourth of this second season, priced at 9,800 yen (about $ 94). The benefits include a series of codes redeemable within the franchise's smartphone game, a preferential pass to purchase tickets for an upcoming live event, and a brochure with illustrations and production material.
The series has been broadcast in Japan since January 4, 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 smartphone game 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 is directing the anime at Studio KAI, replacing P.A. Works who this time are listed as assistants.
- Takumi Narita replaces Tomoaki Ohta as assistant director.
- Yousuke Kabashima is returning to serve as a co-character designer in collaboration with Tomoko Tsuji, with both also handling animation direction.
- Yuuichi Morita, Taro Iwashiro, and Utamaro return as sound director, music producer, and soundtrack composer, respectively.
Synopsis of Uma Musume Pretty Derby
In a world very similar to ours, the great racehorses of the past were given the opportunity to be reborn as “uma musume”, girls with the ears and tail of a horse, but who also count on their speed and endurance. The best of these girls have the privilege of studying at Tracen Academy in Tokyo, hoping to gain fame and fortune by being both runners and idols.Special Week, is a girl-horse high school student in a small town, who just finished. be transferred to Tracen, and she is determined to fulfill her promise to her mother to become the best horse-girl in Japan.
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