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The official Japanese website for Gonzo and GK Entertainment's Slap Up Party -Arad Senki- anime adaptation of Neople's Arad Senki massively multi-player online role-playing game (MMORPG) has posted a promotional video. The video introduces the main cast of the ghost knight Baron (Takashi Kondo), gunner Kabenshisu (Kenichi Suzumura), fighter Ryunmei (Sakura Nogawa), mage Ixia (Ayumi Tsuji), fairy Roxy (Akeno Watanabe), and the other characters. The story takes place after "the cursed light of Kazan" has fallen upon the continent of Arad. Baron vows to unravel the secret of the curse that has possessed one of his arms, and a motley assortment of characters joins him on his quest. The series will premiere in both Japan and Korea in 2009.
Source: Moon Phase
Image © 2008 Neople/D&F Production Committee
Update: Ampersand added to English title. Thanks, Hideki-Motosuwa.
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