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Granblue Fantasy Smartphone Game Gets New TV Anime

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
1st 13-episode TV anime premiered on April 1, unaired episode ships on October 25

The official Twitter account for the Granblue Fantasy the Animation TV anime series announced on Sunday that Cygames' Granblue Fantasy smartphone game is getting a new television anime work. The post stated the staff will reveal more details about the new work at a later date.

The first anime adaptation of the smartphone game premiered in Japan on April 1 and ran for 13 episodes. The show's seventh and final Blu-ray Disc and DVD volume will include an unaired episode titled "EXTRA 2" when it ships on October 25.

Aniplex of America streamed the series on the services Crunchyroll, Daisuki, and Anime Strike. Aniplex of America describes the story:

This is a world of the skies, where many islands drift in the sky. A boy named Gran and a talking winged lizard named Vyrn lived in Zinkenstill, an island which yields mysteries. One day, they come across a girl named Lyria. Lyria had escaped from the Erste Empire, a military government that is trying to rule over this world using powerful military prowess. In order to escape from the Empire, Gran and Lyria head out into the vast skies, holding the letter Gran's father left behind - which said, "I will be waiting at Estalucia, Island of Stars".

The Zankutinzeru-Hen (Zankutinzeru Arc) anime special debuted on Tokyo MX and the Abema TV streaming service in Japan on January 21, before the main television series. Crunchyroll, Daisuki, and Anime Strike are also streaming that special.

[Via Otakomu]

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