Latest Promo for Senyu Comedy Anime Released

A second promotional video of the TV anime adaptation of Robinson Haruhara’s comedy fantasy epic manga Senyu has been released. The video features the opening theme song “The Monsters” by JAM Project, who will also be performing the closing theme “Believe ~Eien no Link~”. The anime is set to be released in Japan on 8 January 2013.

Yutaka Yamamoto (Kannagi, episodes of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya and Lucky Star) will be directing the series at his studio, Ordet, along with LIDEN FILMS, and Michiko Yokote (GenshikenSquid GirlXXXHOLiC) will be the series’ scriptwriter.

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First Preview of Senyu Comedy Anime Released

A preview of the anime adaptation of Robinson Haruhara’s Senyu manga has been released; the video features the opening theme song “The Monsters” by JAM Project.

When a gigantic hole suddenly opens up in the world, releasing demons, the King thinks that this foreshadows the return of the demon King Rukimedesu, who was trapped by the hero Kureashion a millenium ago. The king decrees that the descendants of the Kureashion must defeat the demons, and 75 people turn up to accept the quest. Hero No. 45, Aruba, and a sadistic palace warrior named Rosu team up to begin their quest.

Yutaka Yamamoto (Kannagi, episodes of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya and Lucky Star) will be directing the series at his studio, Ordet, along with LIDEN FILMS, and Michiko Yokote (Genshiken, Squid Girl, XXXHOLiC) will be the series’ scriptwriter.

God and the Destiny Revolution Paradox’s First Gameplay Trailer Released

The Japanese game developers Nippon Ichi Software (NIS) has released the first trailer for their RPG God and the Destiny Revolution Paradox (Kamisama to Unmei Kakumei no Paradox), featuring previews of the actual gameplay. The game was originally going to be released on 20 December, but has been delayed until 24 January 2013.

The story follows a high school student named Renya who suddenly becomes a god; along with five angels, he grants wishes and changes people’s fates.

The game will be available on PlayStation 3 as the developer’s 20th anniversary commemorative title. NIS previously created the Disgaea role-playing game series. On this new project, the developers have hired some familiar outside help; The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya light novel illustrator Noizi Ito is the game’s character designer and Yousei Teikoku (The Future Diary, Katanagatari theme songs) is providing the game’s soundtrack and theme song.

The game will be available in a standard (¥7,140 = £56) and limited edition (¥9,240 = £73). The limited edition will include a Destiny Revolution Bible for New Gods booklet, two soundtrack CDs, and a first-edition box.

Sohei Niikawa, the CEO of NIS, has already announced that a television anime is in the works, but has yet to be green-lit.

Light Novel Artist Ixy Does Live Drawing Video for Wacom

Wacom, a company that makes drawing tablets, have uploaded the latest video in their “Drawing with Wacom” series, this time featuring the light novel artist Ixy (Jashin Ōnuma, Nareru! SE). In this video, Ixy uses Wacom’s Cintiq 24HD touch, a drawing tablet with a 24-inch LCD display.

Wacom’s series of live drawings can be found on their You Tube channel, previous videos have included sessions with Noizi Ito (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya), character designer Kei (Hatsune Miku and other Vocaloid 2 characters) and animator Ryousuke Sawa (Evangelion 1.0).