FUNimation has announced their acquisition of the series Oh! Edo Rocket today as the sixth of ten new licenses that they're currently announcing. The series is scheduled to be released in 2009. Oh! Edo Rocket is a twenty-six episode series directed by Seiji Mizushima and is a Madhouse production. Oh! Edo Rocket was orignially a stage play that was adapted into a TV anime series in April 2007. It is a comedy series involving a firework maker in medieval Edo and his efforts to build a rocket to carry an alien back to her people on the moon.
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