News Amatsuki Fantasy Manga to be Adapted for Anime
posted on 2007-10-24 11:06 EDT
The December issue (on sale October 27) of Ichijinsha's Monthly Comic Zero-Sum magazine will announce that Studio DEEN is animating Amatsuki, Shinobu Takayama's fantasy manga about two high school boys trapped in a fully immersive, virtual recreation of 19th-century Japan. According to a Moon Phase blog entry, Kazuhiro Furuhashi (Rurouni Kenshin, Le Chevalier D'Eon, Getbackers) will direct the project, as well as co-write the scripts with Chieko Suzuki. Shinobu Tagashira (Shonen Onmyouji, Hunter X Hunter) will design the characters. Five manga volumes have been published so far.