‘Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko’ Anime Movie Arrives As Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack July 19 – Media Play News

Fortune favors Lady Nikuko

Justin K. Arnold

GKIDS and Scream! Factory on July 19 will be released Fortune favors Lady Nikukoa Japanese animated film by famous director Ayumu Watanabe (children of the sea) and STUDIO4°C (MFKZ, Psychological game).

The film will be available in a Blu-ray Disc and DVD combo pack that can be pre-ordered from GKIDS.com and ShoutFactory.com.

Based on a novel of the same name by Kanako Nishi, Fortune favors Lady Nikuko follows the story of a brash single mother named Nikuko who is well known for her daring spirit, and her pensive yet imaginative daughter Kikuko. Unlike her mother, Kikuko wants nothing more than to fit in as she navigates the daily social dramas of middle school. Their peaceful life in the harbor is threatened when a shocking revelation from the past begins to challenge the couple’s tender relationship.

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The film won the Axis: The Satoshi Kon Award for Excellence in Animation at the Fantasia International Film Festival and was also nominated for Best Independent Feature at the 49th Annual Annie Awards.

Bonus features include a “making of” documentary, trailers, and footage from various events.



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