An event commemorating the Blu-ray box release of Etotama
, Shin Etoryouran-sai (New Zodiac Festival) held on Sunday at the Makuhari Messe International Exhibition Hall in Tokyo, has announced that a new series based on the anime is underway. More information regarding the series will be revealed at a later date.
is a 12-episode fantasy comedy TV anime produced by studio Shirogumi
and Encourage Films
, which aired in Spring 2015. Six unaired short special
episodes were also bundled with the releases of second to fifth Blu-ray volume of the anime.
Prior to the broadcast of the anime, Tooru Zekuu
and Takashi Hoshi
drew a three-volume manga
with illustrations by Hiroma Hino
from November 2013 to 2015. Additionally, during the broadcast of the anime in May 2015, Pony Canyon published a side-story novel
penned by Masateru Fujise
. The story depicts the rise and fall of Nyaa-tan in becoming a prospective cat zodiac-sign with the "help" of a human named Takeru Amato.
Ponycan USA has licensed the series for North American distribution and released it in three Blu-ray and DVD combo sets between October 2015 and March 2016.
Source: Official Twitter