Sentai Filmworks announced on Friday that it licensed the 12-episode Rozen Maiden anime series, the 12-episode sequel series Rozen Maiden: Traumend, and the two-episode OVA Rozen Maiden: Ouverture.
Rozen Maiden originally aired in Japan in 2004, and a sequel ran in 2005. The Rozen Maiden: Ouverture prequel special was released in 2006.Geneon Entertainment licensed the original series and Rozen Maiden: Traumend for release in North America in 2007.Funimation Entertainment then signed a deal with Geneon Entertainment in 2008 to distribute both Rozen Maiden and Rozen Maiden: Traumend in 2008. Rozen Maiden: Ouverture has not been released in North America before.
Sentai Filmworks will stream the series on “multiple digital outlets,” and will release all three shows in a complete collection on DVD by Christmas. Sentai Filmworks will release Rozen Maiden: Ouverture OVA as a stand-alone DVD as well, featuring an English dub by BangZoom! Entertainment.