At this weekend’s Machi Asobi event in Tokushima, Japan, the production staff of the upcoming anime adaptation of Bandai Namco’s video game series God Eater was revealed.
The anime’s staff that will be producing the anime were revealed. They staff are as follows:
- Director: Takayuki Hirao (First full directing role, Episode Director of Death Note)
- Character Designer: Keita Shimizu (Debut character design role, Tales of Phantasia Key Animator)
- Music Composer: Go Shiina (The [email protected] and God Eater series of games)
- Animation Studio: ufotable (Fate/Zero, Kara no Kyoukai)
God Eater is an Action Role Playing, Hack n Slash game developed by Shift and published by Bandai Namco Games. The games are set in a dystopian future Japan, where large monsters called Aragami have destroyed most of mankind. In the games you play as a God Eater, a small group of soldiers whose sole purpose is to defeat the Aragami using weapons made from the Aragami’s cells. A total of 3 games have been released since its start in 2010. The first game in the series released in Japan in February 2010 for the PlayStation Portable with an updated release titled Gods Eater Burst later in the year, where it also released internationally. A direct sequel to the game was published last year in Japan on the PlayStation Portable and PlayStation Vita. The game has been announced to be localised, but no date has been given yet.
Further information about the upcoming God Eater anime will be revealed in the upcoming months.
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