Gen Urobuchi must really enjoy visiting the United States! Japan Expo USA has announced that the writer of hit series such as Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Fate/Zero, PSYCHO-PASS, Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet and Kamen Rider Gaim will be their guest of honor not too long after his appearance at Anime Expo in Los Angeles, CA during Independence Day weekend. More after the jump!
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.