As winter melts into spring, Akari, Aika and Alice continue to work hard on becoming Neo-Venezia's top gondoliers. Aika starts to take on more responsibility around Himeya, Alice travels up the challenging canal near Hope Hill; even Akari spends a day working on a huge gondola called a traghetto! But there's still so much to learn - and the final test to become a Prima, which once seemed so far off in the future, might not be so far off anymore. Features direction by Junichi Sato (Princess Tutu, Sgt. Frog). DVD Features: Special ORIGINATION episode 5.5, ARIA the OVA -ARIETTA-, picture dramas 1-7, clean closing, U.S. trailer, cast discussion on ARIA, director discussion on ARIA, SATOJUN's "Venice, I'm Sorry!" Returns parts 1 & 2 and Nozomi Entertainment trailers. Audio: Japanese. Subtitles: English subtitles, plus English on-screen translations.