At this weekend's Anime Expo panel, Funimation announced that the anime distributor has acquired the licenses for Drifters, the new anime from Hellsing creator Kouta Hirano and Your Name (Kimi no Na w), the new film from director Makoto Shinkai, which they will be releasing in theaters and on home video. More after the jump.
The official website for the anime project based on Key's planetarian Chiisana Hoshi no Yume/The Reverie of a Little Planet visual novel has posted preview videos for the ED song "Twinkle Starlight" and an image song "Worlds Pain" for the upcoming five-episode web anime series. Check the songs after the jump.
Plans for the anime adaptation of Key's (Kanon, Air, Clannad, Angel Beats!, Little Busters!) visual novel planetarian - Dream of Little Star, initially announced on April 1st, have been defined with news that JoJo's Bizarre Adventure's David Production will be animating a series five of "Dream of Little Star" net-episodes debuting July 7, leading into a
"Star Person" anime movie, opening September 3rd. Check out the visual and preview after the jump.
Given the timing, fans were initially dubious of the teaser that Key (Kanon, Air, Clannad, Angel Beats!, Little Busters!) visual novel planetarian - Dream of Little Star was set to be adaptated into anime. However, a post-April Fool's (Japanese time) confirmation came with the added detail that Jojo's Bizarre Adventure studio David Production.
Sekai Project has updated the status on their plans to release Key's (Kanon, Air, Clannad, Angel Beats!, Little Busters!) fourth visual novel, planetarian - Dream of Little Star. A listing on Steam has it coming this fall. More after the jump.
During its panel held at Anime Expo, upstart licensing company Sekai Project has announced its latest visual novel localization projects in Grisaia no Kajitsu from Front Wing and planetarian from Visual Art's. Hit the jump for all of the details.
VisualArts' English localized version of Key's (Kanon, Air, Clannad, Angel Beats!, Little Busters!) fourth visual novel, planetarian - Dream of Little Star has now been released for iOS. Key has called the post-apocalyptic story a "kinetic novel" since there are no choices or alternate ending. So, it probably shouldn't be called a game, but you can now get the digital experience on iPhone and iPad, priced at $3.99. More after the jump.