The official website for the anime adaptation of Wataru Watari and Ponkan8’s Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU) light novel series revealed on Friday that the seventh and final Blu-ray/DVD volume has been delayed from January 27 to April 28 due to production issues. The website also reported that the text story bundled with the seventh volume will be several times longer than the text stories bundled with the previous volumes.
In addition to this, the first volume of the Blu-ray was released on June 24 and a total of 8 outlets will be offering special illustrations, which may come as an acrylic board, box cover or special sleeve. In order to receive the bonus illustrations, you will have to order all 7 volumes of the Blu-ray from the respective outlets. They include:
- Animate, acrylic board
- Sofmap, Blu-ray box cover
- Gamers, Blu-ray box cover
- Toranoana, Blu-ray box cover
- HMV, Blu-ray box cover
- Tsutaya, Blu-ray sleeve cover
- Amazon Japan, Blu-ray box cover
- TBS Store, Multi Cross B1 poster
Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU) is a light novel series written by Wataru Watari and illustrated by Ponkan8. The light novels began in March 2011 and is published in Shogakukan’s Gagaga Bunko imprint. To date there has been 9 volumes and 4 short stories published. There has been three spin-off manga adaptations written and illustrated by various people. The series also received an anime adaptation that aired in April 2012 that was animated by Brain’s Base (Baccano!, Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun). Additionally, a visual novel was developed by 5pb. for the PlayStation Vita that released on September 19th last year.
Here is a synopsis of the series from Haruhichan:
This romantic comedy revolves around an antisocial high school student named Hikigaya Hachiman with a distorted view on life and no friends or girlfriend. When he sees his classmates talking excitedly about living their adolescent lives, he mutters: “They’re a bunch of liars.” When he is asked about his future dreams, he responds, “Not working.” A teacher gets Hachiman to join the “Volunteer Service” club, which happens to have the school’s prettiest girl, Yukinoshita Yukino.