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Sunrise Makes Phi Brain: Kami no Puzzle TV Anime

posted on 2010-12-08 05:13 EST
Aria's Sato directs anime about boy fighting mysterious group with puzzles

The anime studio Sunrise is producing an original 25-episode anime series called Phi-Brain - Kami no Puzzle for a Fall 2011 premiere on the public television network NHK-Educational.

The school adventure story revolves around Kaito, a puzzle-loving freshman at the private high school named "Root Academy." He is selected as a candidate for "Phi Brain" for his extraordinary mental skills. One day, he and his childhood friend Nonoha tackle the "unsolvable puzzle" hidden in the underground ruins near the school. They are guided by the mobile device given to Kaito by the student council president.

The puzzle is the "philosopher's puzzle," a life-threatening creation of a mysterious intelligence group known as "POG." When he defeats the puzzle, he is designated as a "Solver." Together with Nonoha and other Solvers, Kaito battles POG at "philosopher's puzzles" all over the world.

Junichi Sato (Kaleido Star, Princess Tutu, Tamayura) is directing off scripts supervised by Mayori Sekijima (Saber Marionette J, Star Ocean EX, Jyūshin Enbu - Hero Tales). Hajime Yatate, the collective penname for the creative staff at Sunrise, is credited with the original story.

Source: Presepe News

Update: More background information and image added.


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