Sunday, February 12, 2012

FUNimation Entertainment Acquires Rights to Pretear

Flower Mound, TX – February 2, 2012
- FUNimation Entertainment announced today that it has acquired the broadcast, home entertainment, merchandising, and streaming rights to the complete 13 episode anime series, Pretear. The series was created by Chief Director, Junichi Sato, best known for his work on Kaleido Star. Pretear was directed by Kiyoko Sayama, who had previously worked on Vampire Knight.

Series synopsis:
A sixteen year old girl is struggling to adjust to a new step-family when seven guys appear on the scene revealing that she possesses a special magical power. Shying away from the strange group, she later joins them when a monster places her friend’s life in jeopardy. Without training, she must prove herself capable to take up the sacred duty of the Pretear. They must resolve their differences and work together to defeat the evil princess intent on destruction.

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