Plastic Memories' 1st Episode Previewed in Video
posted on by Sarah Nelkin
Aniplex began streaming a preview for the first episode of the Plastic Memories anime on Monday. The episode will be titled, "Hajimete no Partner" (First Partner.)
Plastic Memories Ep.1 Preview by pKjd
Michiru: Hello! I'm Michiru Kinushima from the Terminal Service!
Zack: I'm Zack. Nice to meet you.
Michiru: It's almost spring! That means that even a newbie like me can be a senior to others! I've got to teach them a lot of things!
Zack: Huh? But I heard we had no new workers were coming in...
Michiru: OK, so first, I'll treat them to lunch on the first day to make them loosen up. I think that kind of kindness is important, but of course, at work I'll be strict!
Zack: Whatever. Guess I'll keep my mouth shut for a while.
The website describes the story:
This story takes place in a future not too far away when androids that look exactly like humans begin to spread across the world. The android production company SA Corp. produced Giftia, a new kind of android that has the most amount of emotion and human-like qualities out of any other model ever seen. However, due to problems in technology, the androids have a service life, and once they pass that, they... Well, it gets pretty bad. For this reason, SA Corp. creates a terminal service in order to retrieve Giftia that have gone past their service life. A new employee at the terminal service named Tsukasa Mizugaki forms a team with the Giftia Isla to retrieve the other androids, but...
The anime's previously announced characters include:
The anime will premiere on Japanese television on April 4. The official website began streaming its first promotional video last October.
Yoshiyuki Fujiwara (GJ Club, Engaged to the Unidentified) is directing the project at Dogakobo (Yuruyuri - Happy Go Lily, Laughing Under the Clouds). Chiaki Nakajima (Yuruyuri - Happy Go Lily, Love Lab) is adapting the original character designs by okiura (Infinite Stratos). Naotaka Hayashi (Robotics;Notes, Steins;Gate, Chaos;Head) is credited as the project's original creator and he pens the scripts for the "story of meetings and partings." Eri Sasaki is performing the anime's opening theme "Ring of Fortune," and Asami Imai is performing the ending theme "Asayake no Starmine" (Sunrise Starmine).
Thanks to Dennis R. for the embedded video.