New Broccoli Anime Announced

posted on by Christopher Macdonald

Takaaki Kidani, president of Broccoli, announced the title of Broccoli's new Anime at the Tokyo Character Show.

Neppu Kairiku Bushi Lord ("Burning Wind Ocean Earth Samurai Lord") will be a mecha-anime whose story is set approximately 500 years in the future. Takara, GAINAX and Nitroplus are also involved in the project. Nao Goto will design the characters, and Sunao Yoshida will novelize it. Kousuke Toriumi, Chihiro Suzuki and Tomo Saeki will play the main roles.

According to what we were told at Anime Expo by Shizuki Yamashita of Synch-Point, the title, which is being produced with North American audiences in mind, will also feature a video game.

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