The official website for the anime adaptation of the Hyperdimension Neptunia role-playing game has released its first promotional video for the series. The video introduces the main characters and features the song “Dimension tripper” by nao.
The main staff of the series have also been announced; Masahiro Mukai (episode director of Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Kuroko’s Basketball) is directing the series at David Production (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure), Shogo Yasukawa (Hayate the Combat Butler) is the scriptwriter and Hitomi Takechi (key animator on Fullmetal Alchemist) is adapting Tsunako’s original character designs for the anime.
The Japanese TV channel BS11 has aired a new advert for the anime adaptation of Touya Mikanagi’s Karneval manga, which is set for release in Japan on 3 April. The video features the anime’s opening song “Henai no Rondo” by GRANRODEO (Code:Breaker, Kuroko’s Basketball).
The original manga follows Nai, a boy who is searching for someone important to him with only a bracelet as a clue. He ends up meeting a pickpocket called Gareki. The two of them soon find themselves part of a setup; they manage to escape, but they become wanted criminals, hunted by military security operatives. When the two seem to have run out of options, they come into contact with the country’s most powerful defence organisation, Circus. The bracelet turns out to be a Circus ID, which grants special abilities to the owner.
Eiji Suganuma (Ninja Cadets, Sasameki Koto) will be directing the series at Manglobe (Deadman Wonderland, Hayate the Combat Butler: Can’t Take My Eyes Off You).