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Rail Wars! Action Light Novels Get Anime

posted on by Egan Loo
Takumi Toyoda's parallel-world story of security force for Japan's railways

The January issue of Kogata Zenkoku Jikoku-Hyō, the standard reference for train schedules, announced on Friday that an anime adaptation of Takumi Toyoda's Rail Wars! -Nihon Kokuyū Tetsudō Kōantai- (Rail Wars! Japanese National Railways Security Force) light novel series has been green-lit.

The "dream railway paradise entertainment" story is set in a parallel world where Japan did not privatize its national railways. Naohito Takayama is an ordinary high school boy who dreams of a comfortable future working for the top-rated Japanese National Railways. He is assigned as a trainee in the Railways Security Force full of odd characters such as Sakurai, a troublemaker who hates men. On top of that, an extremist group called "RJ" plots to privatize the Japanese National Railways.

Toyoda launched the series with illustrations by Vania 600 last year, and the Sohgeisha Clear Bunko imprint published the seventh volume on September 19. Here is the promotional video for the seventh volume:

Keiji Asakawa launched the Rail Wars! -Nihon Kokuyū Tetsudō Kōantai- The Revolver manga on Mag Garden's Blade Online site last year.

[Via Yaraon!]

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