Grimms Notes Anime Project Reveals 4 Cast Members, TV Format
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official website for Square Enix's Grimms Notes smartphone game announced on Thursday that the game's planned anime adaptation will air on television on the TBS channel. TBS will also feature the anime at its "TBS Anime Festa 2018" event being held on August 18.
The website also revealed the anime cast members who will appear at the event:
- Ryota Ohsaka as Ekusu
- Reina Ueda as Reina
- Miyu Kubota as Shane
- Takuya Eguchi as Tao
Square Enix has already indicated that the anime will not be composed of five-minute episodes.
Characters from classic fairy tales and stories, such as Alice in Wonderland, Aladdin and the Magic Lamp, and Cinderella, appear in the original game. The game takes place in a world created by a beings known as "Story Tellers." At birth, all inhabitants of this world are bestowed with a "book of fate" where all their lives are written in advance. However, rogue Story Tellers known as Chaos Tellers are writing bad events into people's books without them knowing. It is up to the holders of blank books of fate to seek out the Chaos Tellers and restore the world.
The game launched for iOS and Android devices in Japan on January 21, 2016 and has since garnered over 16 million downloads. The game is free to play with in-game item purchases. Square Enix released the Grimms Notes Repage major update for the game in January.
Korean game publisher Flero Games released the game in South Korea, the United States, Canada, and 27 European countries including the United Kingdom, France, and Germany on March 2.