Gen Urobuchi's Next Work is About 'Hardcore Mecha'
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Nitroplus president and executive producer Digitarou revealed on his Twitter account on Wednesday that writer Gen Urobuchi is working on the scenario for a new "hardcore mecha" work tentatively titled "Project O." The post did not reveal the format of the new work.
Digitarou also revealed that a "new generation" of younger developers at Nitroplus is working on a 3D shooting action game for the PC tentatively titled "Project D." He added that the company's Full Metal Daemon Muramasa is getting a spinoff work, as well as a collaboration with the Tokyo Necro game. DRAMAtical Murder will also have a stage play adaptation. The announcements for these projects came during the "Nitro Super Sonic 20th Anniversary" concert on Tuesday.
Urobuchi is a member of the creative group Nitroplus. Under the Nitroplus label, Urobuchi has written visual novels such as Phantom of Inferno, Kikokugai: The Cyber Slayer, and Saya no Uta. He wrote the Fate/Zero novel series, a prequel to Kinoko Nasu and Type-Moon's Fate/stay night visual novel. Phantom of Inferno was adapted into the Phantom ~Requiem for the Phantom~ television anime, and Fate/Zero was similarly adapted into a television anime. He has written anime including Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Psycho-Pass, Expelled from Paradise, and some episodes of the second season of Concrete Revolutio. His latest work is the Thunderbolt Fantasy puppet series, and he also wrote the Godzilla anime film trilogy by POLYGON PICTURES.
Source: Digitarou's Twitter account