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CG Anime Tie-in to .hack//Link PSP Game Announced

posted on by Egan Loo
Bandai Visual to produce anime for Bandai Namco Games' February 2010 RPG

Bandai Namco Games has announced at Tokyo Game Show on Thursday that a full-CG anime project will tie into its .hack//Link action role-playing game, which will ship for the Japanese PSP console next February. Bandai Visual will produce the anime. The staffers indicated that the media format will not be a television series. CyberConnect2's video team "sai" is also producing entirely new full-CG animation for the game, but did not provide more details during Thursday's announcement.

The .hack//Link game is intended as the final chapter in the popular .hack franchise. Megane Kikuya (.hack//XXXX) is already serializing the .hack//Link ~Tasogare no Kishidan~ manga in Kadokawa Shoten's Kerokero Ace magazine. Bandai Entertainment has released most of the .hack anime projects in North America, while Tokyopop has published most of the manga spinoffs.

Source: Dengeki Online

Update: More background information added.

Update 2: Title of .hack//Link ~Tasogare no Kishidan~ corrected. Thanks, Cyndane.

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