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New .hack//Quantum Game Anime Green-Lit (Updated)

posted on by Egan Loo
Anime based on .hack RPGs to be shown at 5-city event starting in November

The September issue of Kadokawa Shoten's Newtype magazine is announcing on Tuesday that a .hack//Quantum anime adaptation of Bandai Namco Games' .hack games has been green-lit. The popular .hack role-playing game franchise revolves around adventures in a fictional online game called The World. In .hack//Quantum, the characters Tobias (bottom far left in image), Mary (bottom left), and Sakuya (bottom center) form a party and embark on a high-difficulty-level quest in The World R:X. (The World R:X is the new version of The World seen in this year's .hack//Link game for the Sony PSP.)

Along with Mazinkaizer SKL and Koisento, the .hack//Quantum anime will be shown at the "Anime Fes. 'VS' presented by Bandai Visual" event. (The event's future website already has an address.) The event will travel to Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, Kyoto, and Nagoya starting on November 27.

Bandai Namco Games announced at last September's Tokyo Game Show that a full-CG anime project from Bandai Visual would tie into the .hack//Link game. However, it has not been announced yet whether or not the new .hack//Quantum anime is the same project.

[Via Kyō mo Yarareyaku]

Update: Bandai Visual has a page for this project on its "Anime Fes. 'VS'" website.

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