Brains Base Unveils Chō Jikū Robo Meguru Original Anime Project
posted on 2014-11-11 09:30 EST by Sarah Nelkin
Animation studio Brains Base opened a website on Tuesday unveiling its new original anime project titled Chō Jikū Robo Meguru (Hyperdimension Robo Meguru).
Keiji Gotoh (Kiddy Grade, Sengoku Collection) will direct the anime at Brains Base (Kamisama Dolls, Blood Lad) and studio A-CAT (Innocent Venus, Strike Witches 3D CG) from scripts by Shoji Yonemura (Pokémon, Ninja Scroll). Masami Matsuoka provided the original character designs, and Keiji Gotoh is adapting the designs for the anime as character designer, and will also serve as animation director. Takeshi Takakura (Galaxy Angel, Aquarion Evol) is handling mechanical design, and Yūichi Gotō is serving as 3D CG director.
The remainder of the staff is as follows:
Production: Seiki SUGAWARA
Art: Katsufumi Hario
Color Key: Eri Suzuki
Sound Director: Takeshi Takadera
Sound Effects: Kenji Oyama
Director of Photography: Keisuke Takahashi
Editing: Yasutaka Ikeda
Production Progression: Teruko Utsumi
Animation: Kentaro Matsumoto, Megumi Kadonosono, Keiji Gotoh, Yuu Shindou, Arina Takase, Hidefumi Kimura
3DCG/Photography: Takayuki Honma, Junichi Saitō, Keisuke Takahashi, Hitomi Takatsuka, Atsushi Yoshii, Tetsu Yamauchi, Takahiro Sōda, Yuko Kuroki, Toshihiro Honda
Assistance: Studio Fuga, HALF H·P STUDIO, Digicrafts
The anime will star:
Although the younger Meguru can't believe that the older one came from the future, she fights alongside her in a dimensional robot. After fighting with Rei, she finds out that even though the other Meguru is older than her, she is Meguru Tokio's descendant. After finding out that someone has jumped into the past by the older Meguru's history surveillance device, the two also make a leap back into the past.
A promotional video without any narration is currently streaming on the website.
Thanks to Shiroi Hane for the news tip!
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