News Books from Dengeki, Kino's Journey Author Gets Anime (Updated)
posted on 2007-10-04 18:53 EDT by Egan Loo
The promotional sleeve wrappers around this month's new books from MediaWorks' Dengeki imprint have announced that the Alison light novel series and its sequel Lilia and Trais, from the Kino's Journey team of author Keiichi Sigsawa and illustrator Kouhaku Kuroboshi, will be animated. Both series are set in an alternate history of the 1930s on a world with only one continent which was divided by war. Jin Shibamura's mythical comedy light novel series Wagaya no Oinarisama., which won the 10th Dengeki Novel Gold Prize, will also be animated.
Alison and Wagaya no Oinarisama. both have manga adaptations serialized in the Dengeki Comic Gao magazine, while Lilia and Trais has one in comic Sylph. The three anime projects will also be announced on the cover of issue 50 (on sale October 10) of the Dengeki hp light novel magazine.
Update: Jin Shibamura's given name corrected. Thanks, Vitruvius.