French Comic "Radiant" Gets TV Anime on NHK E TV in October of 2018

Fantasy adventure based on comic by Tony Valente features animation by Lerche and supervision by Seiji Kishi

 

Radiant, a French fantasy adventure comic by Tony Valente about a young man on a quest to eradicate a magical menace known as Nemesis, is being adapted into a TV anime that will broadcast on NHK's E TV network in October of 2018. The main staff for Radiant has been revealed, including:

 

  • Original work: Radiant by Tony Valente, published by Ankama
  • Supervising director: Seiji Kishi
  • Series director: Daisei Fukuoka
  • Series composition: Makoto Uezu
  • Animation production: Lerche
  • Production: NHK Enterprises, Inc.
  • Production, copyright: NHK

 

 

The story of Radiant follows Seth, a hot-blooded and headstrong magician-in-training who aims to defeat the Nemesis, a race of monsters that descend from the sky and wreak havoc on human settlements. After a huge Nemesis attacks his home town, Seth embarks on a quest to find the legendary land of "Radiant" - the nesting ground of the Nemesis - and destroy the monsters once and for all.

 

Sources:

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Official NHK Anime World home page

 

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