News Sentai Filmworks Adds Dream Eater Merry Anime
posted on 2011-02-10 19:13 EST
The North American anime licensee Sentai Filmworks announced on Thursday that it acquired J.C. Staff's Dream Eater Merry (Yumekui Merry) television anime series. Sentai Filmworks has not specified how the anime will be released. The 12-episode television series, which adapts Yoshitaka Ushiki's manga of the same name, premiered in Japan on January 6.
The action fantasy revolves around a high school boy named Yumeji Fujiwara (Nobuhiko Okamoto ) who has the mysterious power to predict other people's dreams or nightmares. One day, he meets Merry (Ayane Sakura), a beautiful girl who came from the world of dreams.
Shigeyasu Yamauchi (Street Fighter Alpha, Boys Over Flowers) is directing the anime with scripts supervised and written by Hideki Shirane (Hayate the Combat Butler). Masahiro Fujii (Hayate the Combat Butler) designs the characters.
Image © Yoshitaka Ushiki, Houbunsha/Yumekui Merry Production Committee
Update: More background information added.
this article has been modified since it was originally posted; see change history
Available Now: Garo Vanishing Line - Juni Taisen: Zodiac War ― Welcome to Anime News Network's Fall 2017 Preview Guide! Here's how it goes: our team of critics write up their impressions instantly, to be posted here as they go along. Each critic will cover as many shows as the...