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Manglobe adaptation of josei manga planned for spring

Fans of anime based on josei manga for older, female audiences such as Kids on the Slope and Natsuyuki Rendezvous will be getting a bit more this spring with an adaptation of Touya Mikanagi's fantasy series Karneval

 

The anime site has been updated with this promo art...

 

http://karneval-anime.com/

 

 

Cover art for first DVD/Blu-ray, slated for 5.28

 

 

The story follows the journey of a boy called Nai who is looking for someone called Karoku with only a bracelet as a clue. Through a series of unfortunate events he winds up partnered with a thief called Gareki and they learn that the bracelet is actually an ID from the defense organization called "Circus."

 

Credits include:

Director: Eiji Suganuma (Sasameki Koto, Kodomo no Jikan)
Scenario : Tôko Machida (Saiyûki Gunlock, Saiyûki Reload)
Character Director : Toshie Kawamura (Smile Precure!)

Music: Shiro Hamaguchi, Keiji Iuchi 
Studio : Manglobe (Samurai ChamplooHayate the Combat Butler: Can't Take My Eyes Of You)

 

The open will be "Henai no Rondo" by GRANRODEO, with "Reason" by KAmiYU as the ending 

 

with cast:

Nai - Hiro Shimono  (The World Only God Knows' Keima Katsuragi) 

Gareki - Hiroshi Kamiya (Durarara!'s Izaya Orihara)

Yogi - Mamoru Miyano (Hunter x Hunter's Chrollo Lucilfer)

Tsukumo - Aya Endo (Kids on the Slope's Yurika Fukahori)

 

Hirato - Daisuke Ono (Black Butler's Sebastian Michaelis, Saizō Kirigakure from Brave 10)

Jiki - Yūichi Nakamura (Gray Fullbuster from Fairy Tail, Sōshi Miketsukami from Inu x Boku SS).

Tsukitachi - Koji Yusa (Yoru no Ou from Kore wa Zombie Desu Ka?, Lunatic from Tiger & Bunny)

 

Akari - Daisuke Hirakawa (Hyakka Ryouran Samurai Girls' Yagyuu Muneakira)

 

Iva - Youko Honna (Pretty Cure's Cure Black)

 

Kiichi - Eri Kitamura (Bakemonogatari' Karen Araragi)

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via NicoTube

 

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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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