Animax's Akanesasu Shōjo Original Anime Premieres in October

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The September issue of Kadokawa's Newtype magazine revealed on Thursday that Animax's Akanesasu Shōjo (Girl Glowing Red) original television anime will premiere in October. The anime will run on Animax, Tokyo MX, and other channels, and will also stream on the channel's Animax on PlayStation service.

Kōtarō Uchikoshi (Ever17, Punch Line, Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward) is credited for the project's original scenario concept. Jin Tamamura (A Sister's All You Need) is directing the anime at Dandelion Animation Studio and Jūmonji. Yūichi Abe (Ultraman Zero: The Revenge of Belial, live-action Prince of Tennis) is credited as series director.

Masakazu Katsura (Video Girl Ai, DNA², Tiger & Bunny) is drawing the original character designs alongside Hiroyuki Asada (Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee, Cheer Boys!!), who is also credited as concept artist, while Hiroki Harada (Romeo × Juliet, [email protected], Sweetness & Lightning) is designing the characters for animation. Shogo Yasukawa (Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma, Mitsuboshi Colors, Hyperdimension Neptunia) is writing and supervising the anime's scripts. Writer Hiroshi Yamamoto is credited for "SF setting."

Ryu☆ (pronounced "Ryūsei," aka Bemani game series composer Ryūtarō Nakahara) is the music producer, and Kenji Itō (Romancing SaGa, Puzzle & Dragons games) is handling the main theme song.

The project is also getting a free-to-play smartphone game. The project celebrates the channel's 20th anniversary.

Source: Newtype September issue

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