"Madoka Magica" Director to Helm "[email protected]" Adaptation

Akiyuki Shinbo and Katsuhiko Takayama re-team on hikikomori rom-com

Last December, a flyer announced that light novel author "Akira's" hikikomori rom-com [email protected] was slated to be adapted into anime. The details that have finally emerged about the project are exciting. Namely that SHAFT will be producing the adaptation with Akiyuki Shinbo (Madoka Magica, Bakemonogatari/Nisemonogataridirecting.


Shinbo's Pani Poni Dash!/And Yet the Town Moves collaborator Katsuhiko Takayama will be writing the series.


The light novels follow a shut-in who spies on her caretaker brother using her computer's “onii-chan surveillance tool.” 

via Yaraon

Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime. 

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