Kazé Deutschland is the second distributor to pick up home video rights for the ten episode winter 2015 series ISUCA, following Madman Entertainment for Australia previously. Kazé Deutschland doesn’t have a time frame for the show yet, but they have announced that they’ve picked up the rights for both the TV series and the additional OVA that’s coming out in August of this year in Japan that’s tied to the manga release, which is good news to know that it is indeed available for licensing.
The series streamed through Crunchyroll in North America, but there’s been no acquisition of the home video rights yet.
The series comes from the manga by Osamu Takahashi which started in 2009 in Young Ace and has a few volumes to its name so far with the fifth volume released this summer. With the project set to be a TV series rather than OVA series as first speculated, there’s a lot of curiosity as to how the copious amount of nudity will be handled. The series is being produced by ARMS with Akira Iwanaga directing it based on scripts by Masashi Suzuki. The theme song for the series is set to be performed by Afilia Saga.
The series cast includes Ayumi Fujimura as Isuca, Saeko Zogo as Nadeshiko, Akane Kohinata as Matsuri, Yumeha Koda as Fumizuki, Sarah Emi Bridcutt as Kanae, Ibuki Kido as Sakuya Shimazu, Keisuke Koumoto as Shinichiro Asano, M.A.O as Suseri Shimazu and Kaori Sadohara as Tamako.
Plot concept: Shinichirou decides to look for a job in order to pay his rent, and his teacher suggests that he work for someone at their house,doing housekeeping. However, the person who hired him was Sakuya, a girl who is the 37th head of the Shimazu family, and her job is to exorcise and eliminate unwanted creatures. Shinichirou accidentally releases one of the creatures that Sakuya captures and they cooperate to catch it. A story of comedic creature hunting begins!