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Miyori no Mori Anime Announced

posted on 2007-04-16 14:56 EDT
Art Director Nizo Yamamoto to Direct TV Remake of Fantasy Manga

According to publishing company Akita Shoten, the Hideji Oda manga Miyori no Mori (Miyori's Forest) will be made into a TV anime series. The series follows Miyori, a girl who daydreams of escaping her tough everyday life. When Miyori enters the woods, she experiences many mysterious phenomena, including the discovery that the woods are also home to spirits and ghosts.

Yamamoto Nizo is slated to not only direct the series, but also work on storyboards and art direction. Miyori no Mori will be the first series directed by Yamamoto, who has previously worked as art director on a number of famous anime films. His credits as art director include Princess Mononoke, Grave of the Fireflies and Toki wo Kakeru Shoujo.

The sequel to the Miyori no Mori manga is still running in the monthly Akita Shoten manga magazine Mystery Bonita.

Source: Saiani

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