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Fairy Tail x Rave Master Crossover Anime's Promo Posted

posted on 2013-07-19 13:40 EDT
Anime DVD to ship with 39th volume of Hiro Mashima's Fairy Tail manga

Japanese publisher Kodansha posted a promotional video on Thursday for the anime adaptation of Hiro Mashima's Fairy Tail x Rave (Rave Master) crossover manga. The anime will be bundled on DVD with the special edition of Fairy Tail's 39th manga volume on August 16.

Mashima published the original crossover one-shot manga story in the May issue of Kodansha's Magazine Special magazine in 2011. In addition to the material he already created for the crossover manga, Mashima is drawing the original artwork for new sequences in the anime. The new sequences will add Musica and Let, two Rave characters who did not appear in the crossover manga. Mashima is supervising all parts of the crossover anime personally.

Shinji Ishihara, who directed the Fairy Tail television anime series, is returning to direct the crossover anime. Mashima is handling the storyboards and working with Fairy Tail scriptwriter Masashi Sogo on the scenario, Aoi Yamamoto is again adapting Mashima's characters for animation, and A-1 Pictures and Satelight are producing the anime.

The anime's story will revolve around Natsu and his friends as they travel to a certain town on a mission to exterminate an evil mage. In the town, they meet Haru and Elie.

The anime's cast is as follows:

Tetsuya Kakihara as Natsu
Aya Hirano as Lucy
Rie Kugimiya as Happy
Yūichi Nakamura as Gray
Mai Nakahara as Juvia
Sayaka Ohara as Erza
Yui Horie as Carla
Satomi Satou as Wendy
Tomokazu Seki as Haru
Ayako Kawasumi as Elie
Saori Goto as Plue
Katsuya Shiga as Griff
Showtaro Morikubo as Musica
Takehiro Murozono as Let
Kyoko Namekawa as Julia

The limited edition bundle will also include a crossover booklet and sticker.


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