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New 'Choujigen Game Neptune' OVAs Announced

Oct 15, 1:16 AM
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The official website of the Choujigen Game Neptune The Animation (Hyperdimension Neptunia) anime series announced a second original video anime (OVA) on Friday. A third OVA is also under planning.

The second OVA, subtitled Nep Nep Darake no Festival (Festival Full of Nep Nep), will be available through a special code bundled with the Dimension Traveler Neptune: Generator Unit ver. 1/7 scale figure, shipping in October 2022. Pre-orders for the figure will be accepted through February 9, 2022.

A limited edition of the figure including the OVA on a Blu-ray disc and the mini shooting game Top Nep (Dimension Tripper Neptune: Top Nep) will go on sale on October 26, 2022.

Masahiro Mukai (Choujigen Game Neptune The Animation) is returning to direct the OVA at animation studio Okuruto Noboru. Shougo Yasukawa (Nejimaki Seirei Senki: Tenkyou no Alderamin) is handling the script, and Hitomi Takechi (Planetarian: Chiisana Hoshi no Yume) is designing the characters. Urino is is credited for the generator unit design. The voice cast are reprising their roles from the previous installments.

Idea Factory released the first game in the franchise in August 2010 for PlayStation 3 before porting it for PlayStation Vita as an enhanced remake. The Choujigen Game Neptune mk2 (Hyperdimension Neptunia mk2) and Choujigen Game Neptune Victory (Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory) sequels were released in August 2011 and August 2012, respectively and subsequently received Vita ports. The latest installment, Shinjigen Game Neptune Victory II (Megadimension Neptunia VII), was released for PlayStation 4 in April 2015.

A 12-episode television anime by David Production premiered in Summer 2013, followed by an unaired episode bundled with the seventh Blu-ray and DVD volume. The first OVA, Choujigen Game Neptune The Animation: Nep no Natsuyasumi (Hyperdimension Neptunia: Nep's Summer Vacation), debuted in July 9.

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Official Twitter: @nep_anime

Source: Dengeki Online, PR Times

Oct 15, 7:21 AM

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Wow a new episode after so long.
Oct 15, 7:38 AM

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Oh, cool, they're still around. Sure, I'll look out for another pair of OVAs.
Oct 15, 12:13 PM
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I'm so happy about this! I hope a new main game comes out sometime soon too
Oct 15, 3:37 PM

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Its a generic anime. The staff seems decent

Oct 18, 3:18 AM
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Almost assuredly these aren't going to be dubbed, which sucks.
Oct 19, 6:26 AM

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Holy f. Its been 2 years since the first one came out T.T and now we gotta wait till next year for this omg.

Oct 19, 9:48 AM

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Yes more Nepu Nepu!
Oct 19, 5:48 PM

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More Nep is always, and will always, be good.