In the USA, the first four seasons of the anime are marketed by FUNimation Entertainment. FUNimation has licensed the series for release in Blu-ray Disc format beginning in February 2010, DVD format beginning in December 2010, and digital download for the first time in December 2010. The first season of the anime was released on DVD with a cover art by Lobo on July 7, 2009, and on Blu-ray Disc on July 21, 2009.
The first novel in the series was adapted into a manga series that has been serialized in Monthly Shnen Ace since December 8, 2015. An anime television series adaptation titled Haruchika: Haruta & Chika by P.A. Works premiered on January 7, 2016. A live-action film adaptation of the same name was released on March 4, 2017.
FLASHBACK: Haruchika: Haruta & Chika, a Japanese live-action film adaptation of the manga series Haruchika, was released on March 4, 2017. Set in Nagoya, the plot revolves around a group of college students who live in a small apartment and are enrolled in a large university. A mysterious person begins investigating a series of crimes committed by a woman who could be a serial killer.
The Haruchika series of mystery novels are written by Sei Hatsuno. The first novel in the series was published by Kadokawa Shoten on October 29, 2008 in a tankbon format; five volumes have been published in this format as of September 30, 2015. Kadokawa Shoten has also released the series in bunkobon format starting on July 24, 2010 featuring cover illustrations by Yoko Tanji for the first three volumes, and Hiko Yamanaka for the subsequent volumes. The Taiwan print version features illustrations by Rum.
The Haruchika series takes place in the mid-1960s in the city of Nagoya. The first novel Haruchika was published on October 29, 2008. The first novel is the story of Haruta and Chika, whose parents died during an air raid during World War II. Afterwards, the siblings were taken in by their grandmother until she passed away and they were sent to stay with their uncle. 827ec27edc