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Niconico Music Creator Jin Launches Kagerō Project Anime

posted on by Egan Loo
Composer gained fan following with Vocaloid music videos posted on niconico

An insert in "Children Record," the new single that musical composer and writer Jin (Shizen no Teki-P) is releasing on Wednesday, is announcing that an anime project is launching.

Jin garnered a fan following with Kagerō (Heat Mirage) Project music videos performed by virtual Vocaloid voices and posted on the niconico (formerly Nico Nico Douga) streaming service, such as this one for "Children Record":

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The Kagerō Project already has novel and manga adaptations under the name of one of the songs, "Kagerō Days." They are set in August, when the air is alive with the buzzing of cicada and the shimmering of heat mirages. An "incident" in a certain town is seen through the eyes of different people.

[Via Otakomu]

Update: More information added.

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