Grimms Notes TV Anime's 1st Promo Video Unveils Main Staff
posted on by Egan Loo
The official website for the television anime of Square Enix's Grimms Notes smartphone game began streaming a promotional video on Monday. The video reveals the main staff of the anime.
Seiki Sugawara (RIN-NE, D-Frag!) is directing the anime at Brain's Base. Hiroshi Yamaguchi is in charge of the series scripts, and Kentarou Matsumoto is designing the characters. Fumiyuki Go is directing the sound.
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 anime stars:
- Ryota Ohsaka as Ekusu
- Reina Ueda as Reina
- Miyu Kubota as Shane
- Takuya Eguchi as Tao
The anime will air on the TBS channel. Square Enix has already indicated that the anime will not be composed of five-minute episodes.
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.