Sentai Filmworks has set a February 9th, 2016 debut for the first Akame ga KILL! release and now we’ve got a better look at the collector’s edition version. This release is priced at $129.98 and is a DVD/BD combo release that has a number of extras included in it. Check out the full size image below with a click to look at what’s included.
The series adapted the manga of the same name by Tetsuya Takahiro that began in 2010 and has over nine volumes to its name so far. The anime has Tomoki Kobayashi directing working off of scripts by Makoto Ueze while Kazuhisa Nakamura handled the character designs. The show was animated by White Fox. Sora Amamiya performed the opening theme while Miku Sawai performed the ending theme song.
Sora Amamiya plays the lead, Yuu Asakawa as Leone and stars with Soma Saito as Tatsumi, Katsuyuki Konishi as Braht, Yukari Tamura as Mein, Risa Mizuno as Najenda, Mamiko Noto as Schere, Satomi Akesaka as Esdese and Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Rabac.
Plot Concept: Under the rule of a tyrannical empire, Tatsumi, a young swordsman, leaves his home to save his poverty stricken village. He meets a girl named Akame, an assassin who was bought, brainwashed and trained to kill by the Empire. Akame is a member of the secret assassin group called “Night Raid” who use special weapons called Teigu. Together, Tatsumi and the members of Night Raid confront the corrupt empire.