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Neppu Kairiku Bushi Road TV Anime's Key Visual Posted

posted on by Lynzee Loveridge

The official website for the revived Neppu Kairiku Bushi Road anime project opened on Sunday with the first key visual and additional staff.

A teaser trailer gave an early look at the characters last month. The character Ame is a princess miko formerly of the country Ise, Yagyū Suō is a cursed human weapon and Kazusa Shin is a young leader of the mighty country Tōrai.

Bushiroad President Takaaki Kidani is credited as the original concept creator and executive producer, while the late novelist Sunao Yoshida (Trinity Blood), Nitroplus and Bushiroad are credited as the original story creators. Masayuki Sakoi (Princess Resurrection, Needless) is directing off scripts by Nitroplus' Norimitsu Kaihō (Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet episodes, Guilty Gear games) and Ukiyō Kodachi (Macross Frontier, Gundam AGE novels) in collaboration with Sayaka Harada (Library War). Satoshi Mori is serving as assistant director and special effects director. Shinov Mimori of Nitroplus (a partner in the original 2003 project) and Mai Toda (Holy Knight) are designing the characters. Niθ, Makoto Ishiwata, and Takeshi Takakura are designing the mecha, and Chuuouhigashiguchi and Takakura are designing the creatures.

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