Shout! Factory and Anime Limited have announced that the companies have acquired the North American license for the Bartender anime. The anime will launch digitally “across major entertainment platforms” and as a 15th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Disc set in 2021.
Anime Limited outlined the contents of its U.K. release of the 15th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Disc set at its Cloud Matsuri panel on May 30, 2020. The set will include the entire anime series, nine cocktail recipe cards (as the original Japanese release did), and a set of four drink coasters.
The 11-episode television anime premiered in Japan in October 2006. Masaki Watanabe directed the series at Palm Studio. Yasuhiro Imagawa wrote the scripts and was in charge of series composition. Hirotaka Kinoshita designed the characters. Kaoruko Ohtake composed the music.