It was announced at the special event held at the Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumo Arena on April 3 that a TV anime adaptation of Reject's romance game for female, Scared Rider Xechs, is in the works for a summer 2016 premiere in Japan. Its official website and Twitter have also opened, announcing its main staff.
The game was initially released in Play Station 2 format from Red Entertainment in July 2010, then also released in Play Station Portable in April 2012 and in Play Station Vita in November 2015. The story centers on the 17-year-old female protagonist Akira Asagi, who is assigned as the commander at the Ryukyu LAG base to counter invasion of mysterious invaders called "Nightfly O'Note." She has to train the six male members of the Scared Rider Xechs unit, and gradually builds relationship with them.
The TV anime is animated by Satelight (Aqualion, Macross Delta), and 36-year-old Hideto Komori is
attached to direct. He recently worked on Eureka Seven Ao, Noragami and Soul Eater Not! as an episode
animation director. His only chief directorial credit was the Hayate the Combat Butler! Heaven Is a Place
on Earth film released in 2011.
"Scared Rider Xechs" TV anime main staff:
Director: Hideto Komori (Hayate the Combat Butler! Heaven Is a Place on Earth)
Series Compsosition: StoryRiders' Naruki Nakagawa (Ergo Proxy, Chosoku Henkei Gyrozetter)
Original Character Design: pako (Rental Magica light novel series)
Anime Character Design: Kouji Haneda (New Initial D the Movie)
Anime Production: Satelight (Aqualion, Macross Delta)
LAG広報課より報告です。本日イベントにて、2016年夏のTVアニメ化が発表されました。詳しい情報は今後公式Twitterと公式サイトにて公開しますのでご期待ください！紅傷！http://scared-rider-zechs/pr/ pic.twitter.com/F2HcvRUXTS— SRX_LAG_PR (@SRX_LAG_PR) April 3, 2016
PS2 and PS VITA game jackets
PS Vita game OP movie
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