Akiyuki Shinbo, helmer on projects like "Madoka Magica" also attached
Japan's Tower Records revealed that anime studio Shaft and director Akiyuki Shinbo (Madoka Magica, Monogatari) have been attached to a project inspired by vocaloid producer's Jin (aka Shizen no Teki-P) Kagerou Project (Heat-Haze Project). The anime will share the name of Jin's first album, Mekakucity Actors. ("Mekakucity" being a portmanteau of "mekakushi"/"blindfold" and "city")
Hinting at the format, they say that the airing date hasn't been decided.
A manga by Mahiro Sato was published inComic Geneillustrated and a novel titled Kagerou Days -In a Daze- was written by Jin and illustrated by Shidu called A sequel was released on September 29, 2012. A third novel called Kagerou Days -the children reason- was released on May 30th 2013.