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Absolute Duo Fantasy School Light Novels Get TV Anime by 8-Bit

posted on by Egan Loo
Takumi Hiiragiboshi's story of boy in school for those whose souls have transformed into weapons

The MF Bunko Summer School Festival 2014 event announced on Sunday that a television anime adaptation of Takumi Hiiragiboshi's Absolute Duo light novel series has been green-lit. The studio 8-Bit will animate the project.

The story begins with Blaze — a weapon that is the manifestation of a human's soul. Tōru Kokonoe happens to be qualified for this, but for some reason his Blaze is not a weapon, but a shield. Moreover, he enrolled in a school that teaches combat skills, and thanks to the school's Duo partner system, he ends up living with a beautiful silver-haired girl.

Hiiragi-Boshi launched the light novel series with art by Yū Asaba in 2012, and Media Factory's MF Bunko published the fifth volume in June. Shinichirō Nariie launched a manga adaptation in Media Factory's Monthly Comic Alive magazine last July, and Sunday's event announced that another spinoff manga series has been green-lit for Monthly Comic Alive.

Update: The official website has opened with a promotional video and key visual.

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