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In/Spectre TV Anime Listed With 12 Episodes

posted on by Jennifer Sherman

The official website for the television anime of Kyo Shirodaira and Chasiba Katase's In/Spectre (Kyokō Suiri or Invented Interface) manga revealed on Monday that the series will have four Blu-ray Disc and DVD releases of three episodes each, for a total of 12 episodes. Each volume will also bundle a booklet with exclusive manga by Katase, and the first volume will bundle a drama CD with an original story. The first home video volume will ship on March 25, and one volume will ship each subsequent month.

The anime will premiere on TV Asahi on January 11 at 25:30 (effectively January 12 at 1:30 a.m.), before airing later that night on MBS and on BS-NTV on January 14. The series will also stream in Japan on d Anime Store (Docomo Anime Store) and other services. Crunchyroll is co-producing the anime.

Kodansha Comics is publishing the manga in English, and it describes the supernatural mystery romance:

When she was still just a girl, Kotoko was kidnapped by yokai. These spirits made her into a powerful intermediary between the spirit and human worlds, but this power came at a price: an eye and a leg. Now, years later, she watches out for dangerous yokai while developing feelings for a young man named Kuro, who is also special: an incident with a yokai has given him healing powers. He's surprised when Kotoko asks him to team up to handle renegade yokai, preserving the thin line between reality and the supernatural.

Keiji Gotoh (Kiddy Grade, Endride, Sengoku Collection) is directing the anime at Brains Base, and Noboru Takagi (Durarara!!, Golden Kamuy, Kuroko's Basketball) is in charge of the series scripts. Takatoshi Honda (RIN-NE conceptual design) is designing the characters and serving as chief animation director. NAS is presenting the project. Lie and a Chameleon are writing and performing the opening theme song "Mononoke in the Fiction." Mamoru Miyano is performing the anime's ending theme song "Last Dance."

Sources: In/Spectre anime's website, MoCa News


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