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Kantai Collection -Kan Colle- Anime's 2nd Video, Story Unveiled

posted on 2014-11-07 00:15 EST
Sumire Uesaka, Saki Fujita, Yuka Iguchi star in January 2015 anime

Kadokawa began streaming the second advance promotional video for the television anime of the Kantai Collection -Kan Colle- card game on Friday.

The anime's official website also outlined the story, which is set in a world where humanity has lost control of the seas. The threat that has taken over the seas is the "deep sea fleet." The only ones who can counter this threat are Kan-musume (literally, warship girls), girls who possess the spirit of naval vessels from days gone by.

The base for the fleet arrayed against the "deep sea fleet" is Chinjufu. There, many various Kan-musume have gathered to live together and work hard everyday in training and other matters. One day, a Kan-musume arrives at Chinjufu, She is a special class of destroyer. Her name is Fubuki. "I am Fubuki! Nice to meet you!" Fubuki's story — as well as the Kan-musume's story — begins now.

There will be a preview screening of the anime on December 27 at Tokyo's Shinjuku Piccadilly theater with the cast. Plus, about 30 theaters throughout Japan will hold premium live viewings of the event simultaneously.

The anime will star:



Sumire Uesaka as Fubuki



Saki Fujita as Akagi



Yuka Iguchi as Kaga

Other cast members include Ayane Sakura, Nao Toyama, Yuka Otsubo, Rina Hidaka, Aya Suzaki, and Iori Nomizu.

The anime will premiere next January.

Keizou Kusakawa (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha franchise, Problem children are coming from another world, aren't they?) is directing the anime of Kadokawa Games' moe-character card battle game at the studio Diomedea (Squid Girl, Problem children are coming from another world, aren't they?). Jukki Hanada (Love Live! School idol project, Steins;Gate) is in charge of the series scripts.

Kadokawa Games launched the original free-to-play browser game with the service provider DMM.com in April 2013. In the game, players compete with cards featuring female moe characters inspired by Japanese World War II warships such as aircraft carriers, battleships, and cruisers. Players build, organize, and repair their anthropomorphized fleet to progress through maps.

Images © 2014 Kan Colle Joint Fleet Headquarters


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