It has been confirmed today that the Azumanga Daioh anime which had originally released back in April 9th 2002 and finished October 1st 2002 releasing 26 episodes. The following series will be released by them on home video as apart of the Sentai Selects line, there will be both english subtitled and dubbed formats. However it should be noted that the release will not include the “Azumanga Daioh – The Very Short Movie OVA”. Originally ADV Films released the 2002 anime and the OVA as a sixth and final DVD set for the series and in its 2008 complete series release set. Also ADV manga published the original manga in North America, since then Yen Press has re-released the manga series. Now regarding the series it was also based off of a original manga as stated before that released February 1999 and finished June 2002 releasing 4 volumes. A plot summary can be seen below quoted from MAL for the series:
Azumanga Daioh is about high school life through the eyes of six girls with unusual personalities: Chiyo (the 10-year-old genius), Osaka (the resident airhead), Sakaki (the shy one prone to cat bites), Tomo (the loose cannon), Yomi (the short-tempered one) and Kagura (the resident jock).