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Strike Witches' Takamura Launches Vividred Operation Anime (Update 2)

posted on by Egan Loo
Director/designer Kazuhiro Takamura, Macross F writer Hiroyuki Yoshino, Aniplex, A-1 Pictures

The July issue of ASCII Media Works' Dengeki G's Magazine is announcing on Wednesday that Strike Witches director Kazuhiro Takamura is launching a new anime project called Vividred Operation.

Japanese production company Aniplex had registered the domain name vividred.net on April 15.

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Update: The official website for the upcoming "original new animation project" collaboration between Dengeki G's Magazine and Aniplex gave the following clues:

  • The theme is "friendship"?
  • The heroine is a 14-year-old girl
  • The director is also designing the characters
  • The genre is "girl science-fiction action"
  • There are five main heroines
  • The heroine lives with her little sister and grandfather
  • The heroine's family live an impoverished life in various ways
  • Overseeing the series scripts is the director and the main writer
  • There is a mecha designer in the main staff
  • It is a peaceful world where science has solved all problems
  • The story is set on an island teeming with natural surroundings, and an artificial island built by science
  • The anime cutely depicts girls who strive to do their best
  • The mecha designer has also been responsible for original character designs on other works
  • The main writer and mecha designer have worked together on a project (or projects) in the past
  • The main writer has created a manga's original story and other roles in manga
  • There is a nickname that fans have given the director

Update 2: The inside of the magazine confirms the following staff:

  • Planning/Producing: Aniplex
  • In Cooperation With: Dengeki G's Magazine
  • Director/Character Designer: Kazuhiro Takamura (Strike Witches)
  • Series Script Editor: Hiroyuki Yoshino (Macross Frontier, Guilty Crown), Kazuhiro Takamura
  • Animation Production: A-1 Pictures (The [email protected], Anohana)

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    Update: The official website has opened.

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