An official website for an anime adaptation of Marvelous and LINE Corporation's Senjuushi smartphone game has launched. The cast members from the game will reprise their roles. The anime is slated for this summer. A poster is also being displayed at Kadokawa booth of AnimeJapan.
Despair War is a battle between ancient guns and contemporary guns. Due to a nuclear war, the world was destroyed. Under the full governance of a world empire, people are living with their freedom taken. Despite the forbidden rule of owning any weapons, there is a resistance that secretly fights against the world empire. They own ancient guns left as art and fight using these. Then, the Kijuushi appear as the souls of the ancient guns. Proud and magnificent, the "Absolute Royal" are the only ones that can give hope to this world. The story depicts the everyday life of the Kijuushi. Laughter, despair, happiness, confusion, pain; they would still pursue their own absolute loyalty to fight. What do they fight for? What should they protect?
The game was launched on Thursday for the iOS and Android platforms with game characters based on various gun types from the history. The players are to collect, develop, and use them to defeat the worldly empire.