NIS America is now shipping Hanasaku Iroha ~Blossoms for Tomorrow~ Volume 1 Premium Edition across North America. The set contains 13 episodes and is packaged in a collectable slipcase, including 2 Blu-ray discs and 2 DVD discs, as well as a 36 page hardcover art book filled with character information and detailed artwork from the series.
The series centers around 16-year-old Ohana Matsumae who lives a normal high school life in Tokyo until one day her mother runs off with a debt dodging boyfriend and sends her to live with her grandmother, who owns a rural hot spring inn called Kissuiso. Ohana struggles to find her place at the inn and fit in with her fellow coworkers. She decides to use her unfortunate situation as an opportunity to change herself for the better and to make amends with her crumbling relationship with the Kissuiso's staff for a more prominent future.