News Corpse Party: Tortured Souls Anime's 2nd Promo Streamed
posted on 2013-06-02 12:30 EDT
On Tuesday, the game maker 5pb. (MAGES.) began streaming the second promotional video for Corpse Party: Tortured Souls -Bōgyaku Sareta Tamashii no Jukyō-, the original video anime series inspired by its three Corpse Party PSP horror games. The video premiered at Anime Contents Expo in March.
The anime will have four episodes that will arrive on July 24 on two DVD volumes or in one Blu-ray Box. The anime will also screen in Osaka with Team GrisGris director Makoto Kedōin, director Akira Iwanaga, MAGES producer Yasuhiko Nomura, and voice actress Yumi Hara (Satsuki Mizuhara) on June 15. Voice actress Asami Imai contributes her "Hoshikuzu no Ring" (Stardust Ring) song as the anime's theme.
The games already inspired Corpse Party: Missing Footage, the original video anime bundled with the limited-number edition of this year's Corpse Party -The Anthology- Sachiko no Renai Yūgi ♥ Hysteric Birthday 2U spinoff game. Both video anime projects share the same production staff: Akira Iwanaga is directing the project at the studio asread. Seiki Tanaka is serving as the character designer and chief animation director, while Shoichi Sato is writing the scripts.
The original Corpse Party horror game from Team GrisGris followed of a group of high school students trapped in an elementary school, which is haunted by children who disappeared. The new anime begins when Naomi and Seiko wake up in the dimly lit, abandoned school. They have no idea where they are, nor where their other friends who were with them earlier. For unfathomable reasons, they are trapped, unable to escape the despair in this cursed school.
XSEED Games released the PSP version of the original Corpse Party game in North America and Europe.
The anime's first promotional video debuted in December: