"Seirei no Moribito" Novels Come to U.S. 2008
At a press conference at the Tokyo Anime Fair for their upcoming series Seirei no Moribito (Guardians of the Sacred Spirit) yesterday, Production I.G. announced English translations of the novels on which the series is based will be released in the United States in 2008 by Arthur A. Levine Books, the imprint of Scholastic that also published the Harry Potter series. The novels by Nahoko Uehara were first released in Japan 10 years ago.
The 26-episode anime series starts its run on NHK BS2 in Japan on April 7 at 8:06 a.m. local time.