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05-24-12, 3:20 PM

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According to TBS, Busou Shinki Moon Angel, previously released as a 10-episode series of 5-minute shorts on PlayStation Store from September 7, 2011 to January 6, 2012, has now opened a new homepage within TBS announcing a TV anime adaptation under new staff members to be released this fall. The title for the TV series is "Busou Shinki".

Original Story - KONAMI
Director - Yasuhito Kikuchi
Series Composition - Masahiro Yokotani (part of script for Steins;Gate and Aquarion EVOL)
Character Design - Takahiro Kishida, Ryouma Ebata (art director for Macross Frontier)
Animation - 8bit

Source: TBS (Japanese)

Busou Shinki Moon Angel (TV) on MAL
Modified by Naruleach, 06-06-12, 12:56 AM
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05-24-12, 3:27 PM

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A bit more information about the staff, courtesy of ANN:

Director: Yasuhito Kikuchi (Infinite Stratos, Macross Frontier)
Series Script Editor: Masahiro Yokotani (Maria Holic; Steins;Gate, K-ON! scripts)
Character Design: Takahiro Kishida (Madoka Magica, Cheburashka Arere?)
Character Design/Chief Animation Director: Ryouma Ebata (Blue Exorcist; Welcome to THE SPACE SHOW's animation director's assistant)
Animation Production: 8-Bit (Infinite Stratos, Aquarion Evol)

Having staff from Macross, IS, Steins;Gate, Madoka, Welcome to the Space Show and Aquarion EVOL makes this really interesting.
Moon Angel was fairly decent for a such a short series, let's see what this new staff can do with the franchise.
05-24-12, 3:28 PM

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Mixed feeling towards the staff, but i guess more on the positive side. I'll just finish the 5-minute shorts and ready to watch this.
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05-24-12, 3:45 PM

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Looks like it's another mecha anime, I think.
05-24-12, 3:46 PM

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After watching the Shorts I thought that this needed a proper series.
05-24-12, 3:53 PM

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Sounds like a bad idea.
05-24-12, 3:55 PM

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The ONA was so-so. Not really excited for this.
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05-24-12, 4:11 PM

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well i always i'm interested in mecha anime but this one i think i need more details before i made my final decision
05-24-12, 4:38 PM

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I'm actually quite interested in seeing how this TV series ends up. Always nice seeing 15 cm tall battle robots fighting it out, and I hope they do that finally in a tournament setting in some way, shape, or form. Hoping people won't compare this to Infinite Stratos....much.

Been wanting a Busou Shinki anime since I got into Battle Rondo.
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05-24-12, 5:10 PM

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Lets hope it turns out to be good , i heard the OVA's weren't impressive.

05-24-12, 5:16 PM

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Woo, totally forgot the ONA was on my ptw...
05-24-12, 8:45 PM

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mecha!!! ill see it
05-24-12, 9:17 PM

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Hm, don't know if want it.
05-24-12, 9:47 PM

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Too many staff members connected to IS. The fights and the girls were okay, but the rest was really weak. I will give it a go though, the OVAs were okay.
05-24-12, 10:51 PM

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Super happy about this!
05-24-12, 11:24 PM

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Intresting. :3
The movie wasn't bad, but i hope this one will be better. ^^''
05-25-12, 12:09 AM

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I'll give it a try. That said, I'll check out the ONA series first.

I've seen a trailer on ANN, and I am not a fan of the CG which is constantly used.
05-25-12, 12:54 AM

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I could totally dig some 3S sized units in SRW, so sure. The ONA wasn't bad either!
05-25-12, 3:11 AM

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Oh I'm excited to hear this! :)
05-25-12, 6:53 AM

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I liked the ONA quite a bit, and it'd be nice to see an expanded version of it, so it's pretty likely that I'll be watching this in the Fall, at least.
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