VIDEO: Extended "Hyperdimension Neptunia" Anime Preview

Girls and gaming systems collide summer with David Production adaptation of RPG

Hot off the E3 launch of a new generation of console wars, this summer, girls and gaming systems collide in David Production's (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure) adaptation of gaming business conflict based PlayStation 3 RPG Hyperdimension Neptunia.



Cast includes

Neptune and her alter ego Purple Heart - voiced by Rie Tanaka (Gundam SEED's Lacus Clyne)


Noire and her alter ego Black Heart - voiced by Asami Imai (Steins;Gate's Kurisu Makise, IdolM@ster's Chihaya Kisaragi) - the series' PlayStation representative

Vert and her alter ego Green Heart - voiced by  Rina Satou (A Certain Scientific Index's Mikoto Misaka) - representing the XBox

Blanc and her alter ego White Heart -  Kana Asumi (Nyarko-san's Nyarko) voiced by presenting the Wii


Nepgear - Yui Horie  (Dog Days' Millhiore F. Biscotti, Chie in Persona 4, Raika Oda in Listen to Me, Girls, I'm Your Father!)


Uni - Eri Kitamura (Girls und Panzer's Darjeeling)

Rom - Yui Ogura (tsuritama's Sakura, Pet Girl of Sakurasou's Yuuko Kanda, .hack/Quantum's Hermit)


Ram  - Kaori Ishihara (Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic's  Aladdin)

 Compa, the stand in for game developer Compile Heart - Kanako Sakai (Muromi-san's Harpy)

IF - as in parent company Idea Factory -  Kana Ueda (Fate's Rin Rin Tōsaka)

Histoire - s fairy guide,  Mika Kanai (various mascot characters)


The end theme, "Neptune☆Sagashite," is performed by the vocal group Afilia Saga, while nao sing opening Dimension tripper!!!!She also voices the series' idol character 5pb.-chan. 



villain Arfoire is voiced by Chiaki Takahashi (IdolM@ster's  Azusa Miura)


her mouthy minion, Pirachu, is voiced by Niiko


The show features Masahiro Mukai (episode director on shows like Inu X Boku Secret Service and Level E) directing, with Hitomi Takechi adapting Tsunako's character designs, and JoJo's Bizarre Adventure and Tantei Opera Milky Holmes script writer Shogo Yasukawa on series composition.


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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