One of the more interesting shows from 2010 that has fallen from view since its initial broadcast has now gained a licensor in the US. NIS America has sent out information that they've acquired the rights to the 2010 broadcast series Otome Yokai Zakuro and will be releasing it on DVD in the US on June 12th, 2012. The release will be labeled as the Zakuro Complete Series and come in premium edition form for $59.99. The on disc extras include the clean opening, the three clean endings and the two original picture story bonus pieces. It'll also contains a 36-page art book with episode guides, character profiles, cast interviews, an interview with Zakuro creator Lily Hoshino, and exclusive artwork. "You will get to know more about the perspectives of the main vocal cast by reading their interviews! Find out what they thought about their characters and the experiences they had by being a part of Zakuro!"
Plot concept: Westernization, a time when humans and spirits coexist— The Modernization of Japan has begun. The Ministry of Spirit Affairs is established to resolve mysterious incidents involving the nation's spirits. This ministry consists of representatives from both the human and spirit worlds. Zakuro, Susukihotaru, Bonbori, and Hozuki are all half-spirits who have been partnered with the second lieutenants Kei, Riken, and Ganryu. These half-spirit girls and the male second lieutenants are all assigned to Spirit Affairs in an effort to join forces and carry out any tasks given to them!