Crunchyroll has acquired a stunning new show for the summer season: Thunderbolt Fantasy! It’s not anime (although famed writer Gen Urobuchi is involved), but the insane martial arts puppet action is sure to thrill you all the same! Read on for more details!
A new trailer for Thunderbolt Fantasy, an upcoming Wuxia fantasy puppet show featuring direction by Gen Urobuchi and puppetry and camerawork by Pili International Multimedia, is now available online. Hit the jump to see intricate glove puppets perform heroic martial arts.
The broadcast schedule, additional cast members, and a story synopsis have been published for Thunderbolt Fantasy - Dōng lí jiàn yóujì ("Sword Travels from the East"), a Japanese / Taiwanese co-production of a Wuxia fantasy puppet TV series helmed by Gen Urobuchi. Hit the jump to learn more.
Gen Urobuchi is serving as scenario writer, screen writer, and supervisor for Thunderbolt Fantasy - Dōng lí jiàn yóujì ("Sword Travels from the East") a Japanese / Taiwan co-production in the form of a Wuxia fantasy puppet show. Hit the jump to check out the official preview video and learn more.
Tokyo-based Japanese game company Nitroplus opened an official Twitter account for its scenario writer Gen Urobuchi's yet-titled new project yesterday on January 15. Among anime fans, he is best known for his works for the Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Psycho-Pass anime series. Hit the jump for more details.
The latest inspiration for speculation among sharp-eyed otaku is that the Twitter account of Gen Urobuchi, known for Madoka Magica and Psycho-Pass and before that Nitro+ works including Fate/zero, has recently become linked to folks from anime studio Trigger. Among the 259 follows are now the studio, as well as Panty and Stocking/Kill La Kill's Hiroyuki Imaishi and Shigeto Koyama. More after the jump.
SAI-EI Bookstores, a Japanese publisher, has released a 115 page "mook" ("magazine-book") filled with information about the influential Space Adventure Cobra science fiction manga and anime. Hit the jump to learn more.