The official website of the upcoming original anime series Plastic Memories has been updated with a plethora of new information, including the anime’s main staff members, characters designs, the first visuals and the first promotional video.
The anime has released the first set of character designs for the leading characters of Plastic Memories, which include:
- Tsukasa Mizugaki, the leading character of the series who is a high school graduate new employee at SA Corp.’s terminal service who is clueless about what his job is. He is teamed up with Isla, a Giftia/android
- Isla, a Giftia/android who doesn’t show much emotion. She is teamed up with Tsukasa Mizugaki and has to help him since he has little idea what his role is. Like all Giftia, she has an expected function span of 9 years
- Michiru Kinushima, although she is the same age as Tsukasa she is his senior and teaches him about what his role is at SA Corp
- Zack, a Giftia/android who is partnered with Michiru and appears to be a young boy, but he has enough power to take of himself
Additionally, a visual of Isla herself was also released on the anime’s website:
The anime’s staff were also revealed and includes:
- Director: Yoshiyuki Fujiwara (GJ-bu, Engaged to the Unidentified)
- Script Writer and Creator: Naotaka Hayashi (Steins;Gate Scenario Supervisor, from MAGES)
- Anime Character Designer: Chiaki Nakajima (Love Lab, Yuruyuri)
- Original Character Designer: okiura (Infinite Stratos)
- Animation Studio: Dogakobo (Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun, GJ-bu)
Some concept designs of the anime’s science fiction backgrounds and environments has also been released.
Here is the first promotional video for Plastic Memories:
Here is a synopsis of Plastic Memories from MAL:
This story takes place in a future not too far away when androids that look exactly like humans begin to spread across the world. The android production company SA Corp. produced Giftia, a new kind of android that has the most amount of emotion and human-like qualities out of any other model ever seen.
However, due to problems in technology, the androids have a service life, and once they pass that, they… Well, it gets pretty bad. For this sake, SA Corp. creates a terminal service in order to retrieve Giftia that have gone past their service life. A new employee at the terminal service named Tsukasa Mizugaki forms a team with the Giftia Isla to retrieve the other androids, but…
The Plastic Memories anime will be airing next year. Further information about the series, including its cast, will be revealed at a later date.
So what do you think of the PV? And the visuals?
Source Article – Anime News Network
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