Tower Records' official Twitter revealed during the concert "Producer Jin One Man Live Mekaku City Summer '13" held today, details about the anime adaption of Kagerou Project
, a mix-media project by the vocaloid musical composer and writer Jin
. The anime is titled Mekaku City Actors
and will be directed by Shinbo Akiyuki
and animated by Shaft
. No airing date or other staff or cast information has been disclosed yet.
The Kagerou Project started in February 2011 on Nico Nico Douga with the song "Jinzou Enemy" (Artificial Enemy). A few more songs followed and the third one, "Kagerou Days," proved to be particularly popular. The name was chosen as the title for the later manga and novel adaptation. The first CD album was released in February 2012 (also named "Mekaku City Actors"). The first volume of the novel
was published in May, and the manga
started in July (with the first volume published in November). So far, 3 albums, 1 single, 3 novel volumes, and 2 manga volumes have been released. The story told a complex and mysterious tale which started on August 14th and involved a number of characters, some with special powers. In addition, the songs are about different characters' views.
Source: Tower Records' Twitter
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Mekaku City Actors