Niigata residents unite! Idol group NGT48 and manga artist Rumiko Takahashi (RIN-NE, Inuyasha, Ranma 1/2) have teamed up for a Japanese home video DVD & Bluray release featuring recordings of live concert performances that celebrate NGT48’s first year as an idol group.
The cover of the release, illustrated by Takahashi, features Lum from Urusei Yatsura dressed in one of NGT48’s stage outfits. The 3 disc set includes concert performances from January 10, 2017, and from February 20, 2017, as well as bonus features such as behind-the-scenes footage from the 1st anniversary promotional event held in January of 2017.
The NGT48 1st Anniversary collection was released on Bluray and DVD in Japan on July 07, 2017. The Bluray set retails for 7500 yen ($66.20 US) plus tax, while the DVD set retails for 6500 yen ($57.38 US) plus tax.
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