Supernatural Adventures Abound in "In/Spectre" TV Anime

Main staff revealed for upcoming adaptation based on light novel series written by Kyo Shirodaira


Head's up, yokai fans! The main staff has been revealed for In/Spectre (known in Japan as Kyokousuiri), an upcoming TV anime based on the series of supernatural light novels written by Kyo Shirodaira and illustrated by Hiro Kiyohara about a young woman who receives supernatural powers after a costly encounter with the spirit world. The main staff includes:


  • Original work: Kyo Shirodaira (published by Kodansha under their Kodansha Taiga imprint)
  • Manga adaptation: Chashiba Katase (serialized in Kodansha's Shonen Magazine R magazine)
  • Director: Keiji Gotoh
  • Series composition: Noboru Takagi
  • Character design, chief animation director: Takatoshi Honda
  • Animation production: Brain's Base
  • Production: NAS



Kodansha Comics publishes an English language version of the Kyokousuiri manga adaptation under the title In/Spectre, and describes the story of the series as follows:


The 17-year-old Kotoko has a unique situation. When she was a child, she was kidnapped by spirits called yōkai, and returned missing one leg and one eye. Since then, she has been able to communicate with otherworldly forces, both benevolent and dangerous. Kotoko is alone in her power until she learns that the crush she's watched from afar, Kurō, has had his own encounter with yōkai! As if being touched by the supernatural wasn't enough, Kurō's personal life is also in shambles. With their shared experiences and understanding, Kotoko and Kurō form a partnership to deal with mysteries, from ancient demons to the ghost of an idol. But for a girl who's used to dealing with spirits, winning love might prove to be the bigger challenge!


Further details about the In/Spectre TV anime (such as the cast and the release date) have not yet been revealed.




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