How does one greet the guy who posed for a picture outside the White House wearing a Fate/zero Assassin hoodie? Well, Gen Urobuchi (Madoka Magica, Gargantia) was a guest at this weekend's Epitanime and the "Urobutcher" has Tweeted the interesting welcome he received at the French event. Get a look after the jump.
Before Madoka Magica and Fate/zero, writer Gen Urobuchi made his name on Nitroplus visual novels. One of these was 2003's Lovecraftian horror eroge Saya no Uta, about a medical student who receives brain surgery after a near-fatal auto accident, causing him to see the world as pulsating flesh and entrails, except for one beautiful girl in a white dress. See how the 10th anniversary is being marked after the jump.
Madoka Magica and Fate/zero writer Gen Urobuchi seems to be on a bit of a sci-fi kick. There's his current Psycho-Pass. His upcoming Toei/nitro+ anime movie Rakuen Tsuihō (Exiled From Paradise) seems to have sci-fi elements. Now, there's the newly revealed Suisei no Galgantia spring TV anime series. Get the latest details after the jump.
Anime's most popular writer is keeping busy these days. In addition to Psycho-Pass and Toei/nitro+'s upcoming anime movie Rakuen Tsuihō (Exiled From Paradise), Madoka Magica and Fate/zero writer Gen Urobuchi has been attached to upcoming anime Suisei no Galgantia. The series kicks off in April 2013 with a corresponding manga running in NewType Ace. More after the jump.
In addition to this fall's sci-fi noitaminA anime series Psycho-Pass, Fate/zero and Madoka Magica writer Gen Urobuchi has kept busy with work on an upcoming original anime movie called Rakuen Tsuihō (Exiled From Paradise). The project sees anime powerhouse Toei (One Piece, Pretty Cure, Dragon Ball) teaming with nitro+ (Stein;Gate,Fate/zero), with Gundam 00's Seiji Mizushima set to direct. Get a first look after the jump.
Last month, a tweet by Fate/zero and Madoka Magica writer Gen "Urobutcher" Urobuchi suggested that his rumored fall anime series and the cagily promoted Psycho-Pass were one and the same. Now, it is looking a lot more credible that the highly regarded writer is attached to the sci-fi mystery. More after the jump.
Following the preview's debut at Comiket, Nitroplus has posted a new image movie for the Xbox 360 version of Phantom: Phantom of Inferno, a visual novel about a boy kidnapped and forced to join the Inferno, the 'United Nations of crime syndicates.' Get a look after the jump.
If you look at the fall anime chart, you'll notice that alt-audience anime block noitaminA is lined up to broadcast a mysterious, detail-free series called "Psycho-Pass." You'll also note that there's a detail-free listing for an untitled project by Fate/zero and Madoka Magica writer Gen Urobuchi. Some fans have started to deduce that these might be one and the same. More after the jump.
When Japanese guests are hosted by American anime conventions, they typically indulge in some tourism. After attending Baltimore's Otakon, writer of Madoka Magica and Fate/Zero Gen Urobuchi visited the White House. They didn't invite him to stay in the Lincoln Bedroom. See what happened after the jump.
Nitroplus has posted a trailer for the Xbox 360 version of Phantom: Phantom of Inferno, a visual novel about a boy kidnapped and forced to join the 'United Nations of crime syndicates.' The game was spun-off into the anime series Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom, which featured now red-hot writer Gen Urobuchi (Madoka Magica, Fate/zero). See a preview after the jump.
Writer Gen Urobuchi (Fate/Zero, Puella Magi Madoka Magica) tweeted his plans for the new year, which include a secret original anime project. Bump the jump for a rough translation!
Some buzz is going around regarding a couple highlights from a new interview with staff on the Puella Magi Madoka Magica movies that was published in the January issue of Megami Magazine. Read on for quotes from producer Atsuhiro Iwakami and writer Gen Urobuchi!
With a fully packed house at the JAST USA panel at Anime Expo 2011, JAST talked about their upcoming lineup of games including the adult visual novel Saya no Uta from the script writer for Madoka Magica, the progress on School Days HQ, a possible release for the Starry Sky otome game series, and more. Details below.