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Kenji Kamiyama to Direct New Anime 'au Mirai Kenkyuujo (A.U.F.L),' Releasing December 12, 2013

by tsubasalover
Dec 2, 2013 9:05 PM | 27 Comments
One of Japan's cellphone companies, KDDI au, opened up a new lab called "au Mirai Kenkyuujo (au Future Research Lab) (A.U.F.L)" to research with outside partners and create products for the future. A short anime series directed by Kenji Kamiyama is to be first revealed on the official site on December 12, 2013 to explain the lab and support its purpose.

Script, Director: Kenji Kamiyama
Music Yuugo Kanno
Studio: Production I.G/STEVE N' STEVEN

Daisuke Kido: Jun Fukuyama
Yuu Mizue: Ayane Sakura
Chief Yamaoka: Masaki Terasoma
Youko Mine: Kairi Satake
Gorou Goto: Wataru Takagi
Fute: Ai Kakuma

Official site:

Source: Anime! Anime!

Mou Hitotsu no Mirai wo. on MAL

20 of 27 Comments Recent Comments

The director is the creator of Higashi no Eden AND the music is by the person who did Psycho Pass? I'm sold.

Poringz0r said:
Character design by Chica Umino?!

I hope you're right!!!

Jan 3, 2014 4:25 PM by Mayuka

Most of the stuff this guy rolls out is Fantastic. I say go Kenji! Make something brilliant!

Jan 1, 2014 7:03 PM by CaptainMahogany

Character design by Chica Umino?!

Dec 31, 2013 7:39 AM by ChristianLobo

phoenixalia said:
tsubasalover said:
Looks like there will be more to come.

What do you mean? As in, more shorts like this one or...?

At the end, the navigator said "Stay tuned for next time". (the story continues)

Dec 14, 2013 11:12 PM by tsubasalover

tsubasalover said:
Looks like there will be more to come.

What do you mean? As in, more shorts like this one or...?

Dec 13, 2013 9:33 AM by phoenixalia

Looks like there will be more to come.

Dec 13, 2013 4:52 AM by tsubasalover

And here it is:

Dec 12, 2013 10:13 AM by neontaster

lookin way forward to this

Dec 4, 2013 8:48 AM by nelsonbrabra

definitely about scifi and technology

Dec 4, 2013 6:02 AM by Mr_Gutts

No GITS 3rd GIG yet? Kamiyama pls :(

Dec 3, 2013 8:33 AM by BatoKusanagi

This "STEVE N' STEVEN" looks weird. According to the news article in the source its "joint CEO" are Production I.G. and Kamiyama Kenji. Now we have a company as CEO and also the director of the anime as the other CEO. It is difficult for me to take this company seriously. Does it really exist?

Dec 3, 2013 4:59 AM by symbv

NeoAnkara said:
Why do this remind me of Steins;Gate?

Yeah, that was the first thing that came to my mind as well.

Dec 3, 2013 2:56 AM by Laciie

Will check this out! :D

Dec 3, 2013 2:04 AM by snuffless

Wow, their website took forever to load in my laptop =_=

Looks good and maybe the Anime will have a time travel craziness :3

Dec 3, 2013 1:50 AM by Tengai

BigSimo said:
awesome website. but unless i misunderstand the OP, this anime is just going to be to promote some japanese company right? aka it's not going to be good.
>implying Basquash or Rinne no Lagrange were bad

Dec 3, 2013 1:28 AM by Progeusz

NeoAnkara said:
Why do this remind me of Steins;Gate?

The power of science. On another note though, that is one hell of a website.

Dec 3, 2013 12:56 AM by Stark700

Sounds good, can't wait for more info.

Dec 3, 2013 12:43 AM by VioLink

It seems very interesting ad the website is pretty cool, I'll definitely check it out. Anyway, what's up with all these anime announcements these days?

Dec 3, 2013 12:34 AM by geralt

The site has some real cool stuff, looks like this is gonna be sci-fi heavy. Definite watch!

Dec 3, 2013 12:24 AM by Aozure

By the looks of it, this is gonna be really hard to execute

Dec 3, 2013 12:01 AM by Axlicious

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