I.G, Point Pictures Animate Ange Vierge Cards' Promo Video
posted on by Egan Loo
Anime studios Production I.G and Point Pictures produced a two-minute promotional video for Ange Vierge, the new trading card game franchise from light novel publishers Fujimi Shobo and Media Factory. The video features the theme song "Tears Breaker" from Konomi Suzuki (WATAMOTE, Dusk maiden of Amnesia, The Pet Girl of Sakurasou).
The story of the card game follows what happens when "Hairō" portals suddenly open, fusing three different worlds together. As a result, various mysterious "Exceed" powers are awakened in teenaged girls. An academy for these so-called "Progress" girls is built on the isolated Seiran Island in the Pacific.
The video shows four of the main girls:
Illustrator: Kantoku (HENNEKO, Magical Suite Prism Nana)
The game was first announced at an unveiling in Tokyo's Akihabara district in June. There are plans to expand the franchise with light novels, manga, and smartphone games.
The video debuted at the MF Bunko J imprint's Summer School Festival 2013 event last month, before it began streaming online this week. Starting this fall, there will be events for the game in Tokyo, Nagoya, and Osaka.
Images © Ange Project
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