The recent issue of Dengeki G’s magazine has announced that an original anime from studio Gokumi is being produced for the upcoming Fall/Autumn 2014 anime season. The anime is titled Yuuki Yuuna aa Yuusha De Aru and in addition to the announcement, the anime’s official website has opened and revealed the series’ production crew and a key visual.
The anime’s website has revealed the production crew of Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha De Aru, which are as follows:
- Director: Seiji Kishi (Persona 4 The Animation, Angel Beats!)
- Series Planning: Takahiro (Kimi ga Aruji de Shitsuji ga Ore de Visual Novel)
- Series Organizer: Makoto Uezu (Carnival Phantasm)
- Character Designer: BUNBUN (Shinkyoku Soukai Polyphonica Black)
- Character Designer and Animation Director: Takahiro Sakai (Psycho-Pass, Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge)
- Production Studio: Studio Gokumi (Kiniro Mosaic, A-Channel)
The anime’s website has also released the first key visual:
The first character designs for the anime were also released in the magazine:
Additionally, the first commercial was also released:
There will also be an event that will be held on August 23rd at the 2014 Chara-Hobby convention. The event will feature an appearance of Takahiro where the cast of Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha De Aru will be revealed.
The anime is part of the greater Takahiro IV Project, which includes 4 projects produced by Takahiro. The first project was the Visual Novel Shoujo-tachi wa Kouya wo Mezasu, the second was an anime adaptation of Takahiro’s Akame ga Kill! manga, the third project is a light novel series Washio Sumi wa Yuusha de Aru.
Washio Sumi wa Yuusha de Aru is currently being published in Dengeki G’s magazine and also features a web manga illustrated by kotamaru. The light novel itself follows a different set of characters:
- Nogi Sonoko
- Washio Sumi
- Minowa Gin
Here is a synopsis of the anime from Anime News Network:
The story takes place in the era of the gods, year 300. Yuuna Yuuki lives an ordinary life as a second year middle school student, but she’s also a member of the “Hero Club,” where club activities involve dealing with a mysterious being called “Vertex.”
The Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha De Aru anime will be airing this October during the Fall/Autumn 2014 anime season. More information on the series will release in the upcoming weeks.
Source Article and Images – Otakomu
Source Images – Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha De Aru Website
Source Images – Washio Sumi wa Yuusha de Aru
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