More details on disc release of Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko known
September 18, 2022
Peppermint animeannounced some time ago that it would release the anime film Fortune favors Lady Nikuko on Blu-ray in this country. Meanwhile, the Munich-based anime label revealed more details about the home video release. The film was originally supposed to be screened as part of this year's AKIBA PASS Festival, but it was cancelled.
According to an entry in the AKIBA PASS shop , the Blu-ray release of Fortune favors Lady Nikuko is scheduled for December 1, 2022 . Pre-orders are already possible in the online shop, where the first 250 orders will also receive a transparent film (DIN A5) as a free goodie.
The anime adaptation of the light novel of the same name by author Kanako Nishi was produced at Studio 4°C and directed by Sanma Akashiya. Satomi Ooshima contributed the script, and Kenichi Konishi served as character designer and chief animation director.
On June 11, 2021, Fortune Favores Lady Nikuko premiered in competition at the Scotland Loves Animation Film Festival in Japan, where it won the Golden Partridge Jury Prize. Studio 4°C's new anime film celebrated its German premiere at AnimagiC 2022.
Here's what Fortune Favores Lady Nikuko is all about:
Nikuko has many qualities that have had a lasting impact on her life: easygoing, cheerful, passionate and always ready to succumb to a snack, she stumbles from one bad relationship decision to the next. Her motto in life is: Be happy to be a simple person! But Nikuko's loud and bold nature regularly embarrasses her 11-year-old daughter, Kikuko. Nobody really understands how two very different people, who were condemned by fate to live together on a boat measuring just a few square meters, get through everyday life together. Only when an old secret comes to light does the tide seem to turn for the two of them…