News R-15 Light Novel Series Gets Anime Green-Lit
posted on 2010-10-07 11:52 EDT
Kadokawa Shoten's Sneaker Bunko imprint has announced on its Twitter account that an anime adaptation of Hiroyuki Fushimi and Takuya Fujima's R-15 light novel series is in the works. More details will be provided in the December issue of The Sneaker magazine on October 30.
The story centers around Taketo Akutagawa, a student with a secret: he is a talented pornographic novelist with a newspaper-serialized work. He enrolls in a school that only accepts geniuses, and risque trouble ensues there.
The light novel series launched in 2009, and the fifth volume shipped in August. Hayato Ōhashi has been serializing a manga version in Kadokawa Shoten's Monthly Shōnen Ace magazine since the June issue, which shipped in April. In addition to his illustrating work on R-15, Fujima has drawn the Negima!? neo and Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid manga.
Update: More background information added.
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