VIZ Media announces the launch of ULTRA MANIAC (rated TV-14) available now from the iTunes Store in the U.S. and Canada (http://www.itunes.com/), as well as the streaming content provider HULU (http://www.hulu.com/) and VIZAnime.com, the company’s premier website for anime.
Starting today, iTunes will offer the first part of ULTRA MANIAC season one (dubbed episodes 1-13) for the Download-To-Own (DTO) price of $1.99 (U.S.) each, and a Download-To-Rent (DTR) price of $0.99 (U.S.) each. As a special treat for viewers, ULTRA MANIAC episode 1 is available to download for FREE until November 23rd. Beginning December 6th, ULTRA MANIAC season one part two (episodes 14-26) will also be available for DTO and DTR.
VIZAnime.com and HULU will stream FREE episodes 1-5 of ULTRA MANIAC (subtitled). Two additional new episodes will launch each Monday.
ULTRA MANIAC is based on the popular shojo manga of the same name (also published by VIZ Media, rated ‘A’ for All Ages) by creator Wataru Yoshizumi. Ayu Tetsushi is in her second year of junior high and is known as the cool popular tennis club girl that all the girls idolize. Then, Ayu meets Nina, a transfer student whose strange personality leaves Ayu a little perplexed. Soon, Ayu discovers that Nina is a witch that came from the Kingdom of Magic to study abroad!
To learn more about ULTRA MANIAC anime and manga series, please visit VIZAnime.com or ShojoBeat.com.