Han-Gyaku-Sei Million Arthur Anime Listed With 23 Episodes Plus Unaired Episode
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official website for the television anime of Square Enix's Operation Han-Gyaku-Sei Million Arthur (Han-Gyaku-Sei Million Arthur) massively multi-player online role-playing game revealed on October 25 that the anime's six Blu-ray Disc volumes will include 23 television episodes, plus an unaired episode included in the sixth volume. The volumes will ship next year on March 2, April 2, July 2, August 2, September 3, and October 2.
The anime premiered on October 25. The anime will have a second season that will premiere in April 2019.
Youhei Suzuki is directing the anime at J.C. Staff. Tsuyoshi Tamai (Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu, Strike Witches) is in charge of the series scripts. Yoshinari Saito (Venus Project: Climax) is the character designer, and Masahito Onoda (Student Council's Discretion Lv. 2, No-Rin) is the sub-designer. Ken Naito (Puella Magi Madoka Magica) is the art director, and Shiho Mizoe (Amanchu! Advance) is the color designer. Yūji Kondō is credited as editor. Yoshikazu Iwanami is the sound director, and Magic Capsule is credited as the sound producer. Go Shiina is composing the music, with Lantis as music producer. Genco is producing the anime.
Ayaka Ohashi performs the opening theme song "Highlight." Himika Akaneya, Rie Takahashi, Nao Tōyama, Yū Serizawa, Suzuko Mimori, and Rina Hidaka perform the ending theme song "KI-te MI-te HIT PARADE!" as their respective characters.
The game has not yet been scheduled for launch in Japan, but it launched in China on iOS and Android devices in March. The separate Kō-Kyō-Sei Million Arthur action game for iOS and Android devices launched on October 4.
Square Enix released its first mobile card game based on the folklore of King Arthur in Japan in 2012 as Kaku San Sei Million Arthur. South Korean publisher Gamevil brought the game to North America and Europe in 2015, after Square Enix closed the game's Japanese servers in March 2015.
The game inspired a live-action TV show in 2014, and it has also inspired the Jaku-San-Sei Million Arthur four-panel manga. An anime adaptation of the manga started streaming in fall of 2015. Square Enix also released a sequel game, titled Kai-Ri-Sei Million Arthur, in Japan in November 2014.