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Gun Duels Come Home in Complete Aoharu x Machinegun Collection

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When we think of survival games it’s often a dire battle of the wills; a life or death contest that will ultimately come down to the last contender standing. Airsoft gun battles might not sound quite as fierce, but you’ll find out just how intense they can be in

now available on Blu-ray and DVD. 

The games begin when headstrong student council president Hotaru Tachibana storms into a host club to avenge the honor of a wronged female student. What Hotaru gets in return, however, is an impromptu airsoft gun duel with the club’s most popular host, Masamune Matsuoka. The latter’s experience triumphs over the former’s determination, and Masamune uses the opportunity to introduce Hotaru to the world of the Survival Gaming team.

Hotaru hides an important secret through all of this: while dressed in boy’s clothing, she is in fact 100% woman, and there are a number of complicated reasons that Masamune and his teammate must never find out the truth. Thus we have the recipe for plenty of hot-blooded airsoft action with a side of serious intrigue in this 13-episode collection! 

Aoharu x Machinegun features direction by Hideaki Nakano (Servamp), with Kenji Konuta (Servamp, Library War, Blood Lad) on series composition for the Brain’s Base production.

packs in the series + OVA, as well as clean versions of the opening and ending. Languages include both the original Japanese with subtitles and a new English dub, so throw caution to the wind and join the battle today.

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