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A single light novel written by Mako Komao and illustrated by the manga's artist was published by MediaWorks under their Dengeki Bunko imprint in January 2006. The manga series was adapted into a twelve-episode anime television series plus a single original video animation (OVA) sequel by Studio Hibari. The anime aired in Japan on TV Tokyobetween January and March 2006; the OVA was released in October 2006. A visual novelwas created based on the series for the PlayStation 2 and was released in March 2006.Seven Seas Entertainment licensed the manga series for English-language publication in North America and released the five volumes between December 2006 and March 2008.Media Blasters licensed the anime series, including the OVA, and released three DVD volumes between June and October 2007 with English-subtitles. Media Blasters will re-release the anime with an English dub.
The manga has been given positive reviews by the popular anime and manga magazineNewtype USA, and at the online resources Anime News Network and IGN. The first manga volume was Newtype USA's Book of the Month for December 2006, and Newtype's noted Seven Seas Entertainment's "fan-focused" translation without an effort to localize the humor for the mainstream American market. In July 2007, Kashimashi was Seven Seas Entertainment's best-selling title. The anime has been likened to Rumiko Takahashi'sRanma ½, though only as far as the mutual transgender themes. Critics of the anime praised the down to earth characters, and the generally great animation quality with its soft and detailed art style.
|Cover||Volume#||Released Date||English Release|
||January 27, 2005||November 29, 2006[|
||September 27, 2005||March 21, 2007|
||February 27, 2006||July 25, 2007|
||October 27, 2006||November 29, 2007|
||May 26, 2007||March 18, 2008|