Dies Irae Anime to Have 12 TV Episodes, 6 Online Episodes

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins

The official website for the Dies irae anime project revealed on Saturday that the anime will consist of 12 television episodes and six online streamed episodes, for a total of 18 episodes.

Crunchyroll will stream the series worldwide outside of Asia, and Funimation will stream an English dub.

The series will premiere late at night on Friday, October 6 at 1:05 a.m. (effectively Saturday morning) on Tokyo MX. The anime will also air on BS11 on Monday nights and stream simultaneously on AbemaTV and other Japanese streaming services. The anime's original announcement listed the show with 14 episodes or more.

Susumu Kudo (Mardock Scramble films, Coppelion) is directing the anime at ACGT. The game's original scenario writer Takashi Masada is returning to the anime to oversee the scripts. Takaaki Fukuyo (Robotics;Notes, Senki Zesshō Symphogear GX episode animation director) is adapting G-Yuusuke's original character designs for animation. Satoshi Enomoto is the sound director at BraveHearts. Keiji Yonao, the game's original composer, is composing the music for the anime. GENCO is producing the series.

The series adapts Light's adult visual novel of the same name.

[Via Otakomu]

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