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A-1 Pictures Teases Vitreous Flower & Destroy the World Anime's Story in Video

posted on by Egan Loo
From the New World helmer, Air writer, Hentai Prince & Stony Cat artist make 2015 film

Pony Canyon and A-1 Pictures began streaming the first promotional video with narration for the Vitreous Flower & Destroy the World (Glass no Hana to Kowasu Sekai) anime film on Sunday.

Text: The restoration of the world to its original state begins
Text: The beautiful world I discovered
Title: Glass no Hana to Kowasu Sekai (Vitreous Flower & Destroy the World)
Girl: I've got to return to that place.
Text: Premiering in theaters in 2015

The brand-new anime film is based on D.backup, the scenario and illustration project by the relatively new creative unit "Physics Point." D.backup won the grand prize in Pony Canyon's first ever Anime-ka Taishō (Anime Adaptation Prize) in 2013. According to the prize's website, the premise is "'software' characters fight bugs that have spread inside the box of knowledge."

Masashi Ishihama (From the New World, Kamichu!) is directing the film at A-1 Pictures (Sword Art Online, The IDOLM@STER), and Fumihiko Shimo (Air, Kanon, Clannad, Amagi Brilliant Park, Golden Time, Infinite Stratos) wrote the screenplay. Kantoku (The "Hentai" Prince and the Stony Cat., Magical Suite Prism Nana) created the original character designs.

Physics Point, which consists of the creative duo Otono Shimura and Suyuri Hiraume, won one million yen (about US$10,000) and the opportunity to have their D.backup concept adapted into anime in Pony Canyon's contest.

The film will open this year.

Source: MoCa

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