Video game developer and publishing company MAGES. launched an official website for the anime adaptation of Hiroyuki Kanno's Kono Yo no Hate de Koi wo Utau Shoujo YU-NO (YU-NO: A girl who chants love at the bound of this world) visual novel on Thursday, revealing cast, additional staff, and the first promotional video. Directed by Tetsuo Hirakawa (Zero kara Hajimeru Mahou no Sho) and featuring character designs by Mai Ootsuka (Kono Bijutsubu ni wa Mondai ga Aru!) at studio feel., the 26-episode anime series will premiere in April 2019.
The cast members announced are reprising their characters from the 2017 remake of the visual novel.
The original 1996 sci-fi visual novel developed by now-defunct Elf Corporation was adapted as a four-episode adult anime in 1998-1999. The game was subsequently released for Sega Saturn and Windows platforms in 1997 and 2000, respectively. 5pb. Games announced a remake in December 2014 and released the game for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita earlier this March after several delays. The remake is also planned to be released for Nintendo Switch in 2019.