Madman Adds Karneval to Madman Screening Room

posted on by Jon Hayward
Anime adaptation suddenly appears on Madman Screening Room for all to view, Madman confirms acquisition.

The first two episodes were placed on the Madman Screening Room last week with no announcement on Madman's website or social media. The series will be continue to be released at one episode per week until the completion of the series. Madman have confirmed that they plan a home video release for Karneval in 2014.

You can view the currently available episodes here.


Nai is a young boy searching for someone he's lost ends up falling in with a pickpocket names Gareki who quickly embroils both of them in a crime they did not commit and they end up on the run from the authorities. However in their darkest hour Nai and Gareki encounter the nation's most powerful defense organization, Circus.

Based on the original manga of the same name by Touya Mikanagi, this 13 episode series was directed by Eiji Suganuma (Kodomo no Jikan, Mashiroiro Symphony - The color of lovers, Ninja Cadets, Sasameki Koto) at Manglobe (Deadman Wonderland, Hayate the Combat Butler: Can't Take My Eyes Off You, Mashiroiro Symphony - The color of lovers, Ergo Proxy). Touko Machida (THE [email protected], Lucky Star, Amnesia) handled the scripts and Toshie Kawamura (Yes! Precure 5, Smile Precure!, Mashiroiro Symphony - The color of lovers) served as the character designer and chief animation director for the series.

Karneval first aired in Japan during the April season, however it is unlikely to recieve a second season. The series has also been simulcast by Funimation.

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