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Seven Senses of the Re'Union/Shichisei no Subaru Novels Get TV Anime

posted on 2017-09-15 09:27 EDT
Story of childhood friends playing MMORPG debuted in 2015

Shogakukan's Gagaga Bunko imprint announced on Friday that Noritake Tao and Booota's Shichisei no Subaru (Seven Senses of the Re'Union) novels are getting a television anime adaptation.

In the novels' story, there was once a legendary party named Subaru in the globally popular MMORPG Union. The group was made of elementary school friends. They earned fame in the blink of an eye for their unparalleled abilities in the Sense system at the core of the game. However, there was an incident where a player passed away inside the game. As a result of the death, Union ended service.

Six years pass. Haruto Amō, who was a key member of Subaru, has become a hopeless high school student. His personality has changed, and he has no friends or ambition. A classmate gets him to log in to the new Re'Union game, and he ends up having a "reunion" that is hard to believe. He meets his former in-game partner and real-world childhood friend Asahi Kuga. The girl who was supposed to have died six years ago was there.

Haruto can't believe his eyes. He thinks he must be ill or Asahi must be a system error or bug. Yet, she really seems to be there in the game. A new legend begins after the pair's reunion.

The announcement's image includes the text "I want to meet everyone again." and "That is the story of the childhood friends' 'promise.'"

The characters include (Note: Character name spellings are not official.):

Haruto Amō

Asahi Kuga

Satsuki Usui

Takanori Mikado

Nozomi Kusaka

Clive Vivali

Elicia

Shogakukan published the first volume of the novels with Tao's story and Booota's illustrations in August 2015. The sixth volume will ship on September 20.

[Via Uri-sure Matome+]


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