Sentai Filmworks Licenses Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee
HOUSTON, September 10, 2012 — Sentai Filmworks’ is pleased to announce their latest acquisition: Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee. Directed by Akira Iwanaga with character designs by Minako Shiba (Black Butler, Noir) and music by Kunihiko Ryo (Emma: A Victorian Romance, Level E).
In a dark land of near-perpetual night, only a single artificial sun illuminates a single city, and communication between the rest of the world is made possible only by the Letter Bees - elite couriers who must fight against monsters known as Gaichuu in order to make their deliveries. Having been saved by a Letter Bee when his mother was kidnapped years ago, Lag Seeing has finally gained employment at the Bee-hive, but he’s quickly learning that the dangerous job has become even more lethal, with renegade humans now targeting the Letter Bees as well. Fortunately, Lag’s been blessed with the ability to see into the memories of others, and every Bee is also supposed to find a “Dingo,” a partner to watch their back. However, when Lag finally finds his Dingo, she’s not at all what he expected. In fact, she may end up being the girl who kicks over the entire hornet’s nest! But no matter what the stings of fate, Lag isn’t going to let anything clip his wings!
Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee will be available through select digital outlets with a home video release on subtitled DVD later this year.
About Sentai Filmworks:
Sentai Filmworks is one of the fastest-growing anime companies in North America, producing hit series like High School of the Dead, Towanoquon, Samurai Girls, Guin Saga, Needless and Angel Beats as well as high profile theatrical films such as Grave of the Fireflies and Appleseed. Sentai Filmworks’ programs can be found on home video distributed by Ingram Entertainment, Baker & Taylor, Section23Films, The Right Stuf and other good and fine distributors. Digital product offerings may be found at iTunes, Hulu, Netflix, Amazon, Zune Marketplace, Anime Network, Playstation Network, Android Market and YouTube.