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.

 

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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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