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Accel World Novels Inspire New Accel World: Infinite Burst Anime

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Light novel author Reki Kawahara writing story for original new anime with new characters

A stage event at the Dengeki Bunko Autumn Festival 2015 event revealed on Sunday that Reki Kawahara's Accel World light novel series is inspiring a new anime project titled Accel World: Infinite Burst. Kawahara is writing the story for the original new anime, and it will add new characters. The event showed footage for the new anime, but did not specify its format.

The returning staff includes:

Original Creator: Reki Kawahara
Original Novel Illustration: HIMA
Director: Masakazu Obara
Character Design/Animation Director: Yukiko Aikei
Duel Avatar Design/Action Director: Yousuke Kabashima
Animation Production: Sunrise

The returning cast includes:

Sachika Misawa as Kuroyukihime
Yuuki Kaji as Haruyuki
Aki Toyosaki as Chiyuri
Shintarō Asanuma as Takumu

The Accel World television anime will receive a Blu-ray Box on December 23. It will feature the 24 television episodes, the two original video anime episodes bundled with the game, and the eight shorts. The first limited-edition copies will add a box with an exclusive illustration by HIMA, special five-disc Digipak packaging, three bonus CDs with "re acceleration BGM feat." Hiroyuki Oshima, MintJam, and onoken, and a booklet.

This article has a follow-up: New Accel World: Infinite Burst Anime's Promo Video Posted (2015-10-04 08:00)
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