Sarazanmai Explores Reality for New PV

First of five "linked world" videos released for Ikuhara's new anime


Revolutionary Girl Utena director Kunihiko Ikuhara is getting experimental again — this time by blending reality and anime.


His upcoming project with MAPPA, Sarazanmai, has just launched the first of what will eventually be five PVs. Referred to as a "linked world" video, it shows the series protagonist moving through real-world footage of Asakusa. Check it out:



Four more videos like this are due to be released over the next few weeks, each introducing a new character to the series.


Sarazanmai is produced by MAPPA (Yuri!!! on ICE, Zombie Land Saga) and will air as part of Fuji TV's Noitamina block starting next April.


>> Sarazanmai Website

Source: Anime! Anime!




Kara Dennison is responsible for multiple webcomics, and is half the creative team behind the OEL light novel series Owl's Flower. She blogs at and tweets @RubyCosmos. Her latest work can be seen in the charity anthology The Hybrid, which is currently available for preorder.

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