VIDEO: Gen Urobuchi Helms Japanese / Taiwanese Co-Production "Thunderbolt Fantasy"

Urobuchi serves as screen writer and supervisor for Wuxia fantasy puppet show



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. The staff announced includes:


  • Series composition, screen writing, and supervision: Gen Urobuchi (Nitroplus)
  • Puppetry, camerawork: Pili International Multimedia
  • Character design: Nitroplus
  • Modeling advisor: Good Smile Company
  • Production: Thunderbolt Fantasy Project



 Additionally, the following cast members were also announced for Thunderbolt Fantasy:



Kōsuke Toriumi as the voice of Lǐn Xuě Yā.

Junichi Suwabe as the voice of Shāng Bù Huàn.

Mai Nakahara as the voice of Dān Fēi. 



And Tomokazu Seki as the voice of Miè Tiān Hái.


Thunderbolt Fantasy - Dōng lí jiàn yóujì will also feature a theme song by T.M. Revolution. The series is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television during the Summer season of 2016.




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Official Thunderbolt Fantasy home page


Paul Chapman is the host of The Greatest Movie EVER! Podcast and GME! Anime Fun Time.

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