Sentai Filmworks Acquires Little Busters! Refrain
Anime distributor Sentai Filmworks has recently announced that they have acquired the license for the Little Busters! follow-up titled Little Busters! Refrain, and are planning to release it on home video and digital by 2014.
Refrain has the cast and staff of Little Busters! returning to reprise their roles and continue their work behind the scenes. As for the series itself, Sentai Filmworks provides the following synopsis:
Riki Naoe and his teammates have finally managed their goal of forming a complete baseball team for the Little Busters. Or have they, in fact re-united one? All along there has been something odd going on, a strange sense of déjà vu, and even as the Little Busters finally join together to become a working whole, the personal mysteries and idiosyncrasies that have permeated the school and games slowly begin to coalesce into something unexpected. For as the team falls into their roles, the pieces of the puzzle begin to fall into place. And as Riki begins to learn the secrets behind his narcolepsy, a stunning truth is about to be revealed, one that will change everything. Will the game continue into extra innings, or will it end in sudden death? Riki made the team and his teammates came, but the next pitch may throw everyone in LITTLE BUSTERS! REFRAIN!