News Zaidan Hōjin Occult Designer Gakuin, Senkō no Night Raid Anime Announced (Update 2)
posted on 2009-08-11 09:14 EDT by Egan Loo
The TV Tokyo broadcasting station and the Aniplex anime production company have announced on Tuesday that they are developing the Zaidan Hōjin Occult Designer Gakuin occult horror and school comedy with creator Hiroyuki Kitakubo (Blood: The Last Vampire, Angel Cop, Robot Carnival) and the Senkō no Night Raid spy action project with director Jun Matsumoto (Persona -trinity soul-). Both are planned as 2010 television series in Anime no Chikara, the joint project that TV Tokyo and Aniplex formally unveiled at a press conference on Tuesday.
Anime no Chikara is assembling "spirited" creators to develop original animated stories into a television series, as opposed to anime based on existing novels, manga, and other sources. Earlier this month. Aniplex revealed the first Anime no Chikara television anime series which will premiere in January, So-Ra-No-Wo-To.
Source: Newtype Channel
Update: Dengeki Online has posted images from So-Ra-No-Wo-To (top left), Zaidan Hōjin Occult Designer Gakuin (top center), and Senkō no Night Raid (top right) that were presented at the press conference.
Update 2: According to Dengeki Online, Kenichi Hayashi is producing the animation in Zaidan Hōjin Occult Designer Gakuin, which revolves around mystery cases at Occult Designer Gakuin, a fortress-like academy city. Yutaka Oomatsu (Blood+) is producing the animation in Senkō no Night Raid, which is set in Shanghai in 1931.
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