'Golden Time' School Comedy by Toradora's Takemiya Gets Anime
posted on by Egan Loo
The "Game no Dengeki Kanshasai 2013 & Dengeki Bunko: Haru no Saiten 2013" event announced on Sunday that an anime adaptation of Yuyuko Takemiya's Golden Time light novel series has been green-lit. The event also announced that the Strike the Blood light novel series was also getting an anime adaptation.
The school romantic comedy of Golden Time revolves around Banri Tada, a college student who lost all of his memories before his high school graduation. The story follows Banri, Kōko Kaga (a girl whose seemingly perfect looks belies her hidden regrets), Kōko's significant other Mitsuo Yanagisawa, and other students at Banri's college in Tokyo.
Takemiya launched the novel series in 2010, and ASCII Media Works released the fifth main volume last September. The five main volumes and two spinoff volumes have 710,000 copies in print. Eeiji Komatsu illustrates the novel volumes, while Umechazuke has been serializing a manga adaptation in ASCII Media Works' Monthly Comic Dengeki Daioh magazine since 2011. Takemiya's Toradora light novel series also inspired anime.
Update: Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web site reports that the anime will debut this year. Thanks, Juhachi.
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