Crunchyroll Adds Fight League: Gear Gadget Generators Anime
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Crunchyroll announced on Wednesday that it has added Fight League: Gear Gadget Generators, the web anime adaptation of XFLAG's Fight League smartphone game, to its winter simulcast lineup. The anime will begin streaming on Thursday at 6:00 a.m. EST for users worldwide outside of Asia.
Crunchryoll describes the anime:
Fight League... the ultimate battle that all fighters shoot for.
At this very moment, various brands are holding fiery preliminary battles for the right to participate in Fight League. One of the brands, GGG, is holding the GGG Cup, where fighters use their prized gadgets to win their way to the top. The key to victory is cooperation--"art chains"--between team mates.
A girl named G-Wrench, who wields her giant gadget effortlessly, is trying to lead her team, the Boltechs, in pursuit of that dream. But an encounter with a mysterious girl who appears in the middle of a match will change the destiny of G-Wrench, the Boltechs, and all of GGG!
Daisuke Nakajima (episode director for Battle Spirits Burning Soul, Kino's Journey - The Beautiful World, Sket Dance) is directing the anime at Bandai Namco Pictures, and Atsuhiro Tomioka (Battle Spirits: Heroes, Captain Tsubasa, Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's, Pokémon XY) is handling the series composition. Tomoko Ishida, Yukie Suzuki, and Satoshi Nishimura are all credited for character designs. Norifumi Nakamura is the art director, with Akiko Shibata as the color designer. Toshiyuki Sadamatsu is the director of photography. Mayumi Komori is the editor. Teddyloid is serving as the sound producer, with Jin Aketagawa as the sound director at Magic Capsule. Sunrise D.I.D. is credited for the CG animation. XFLAG Studio is credited for the original work and production.
kradness is performing the ending theme "N.U.L.L. feat. kradness." Teddyloid is composing both the opening and ending theme songs.
The game's official English website stated about the project, "In this anime, you'll get to see the GGG Fighters and all their wild gadgets in action, just like in the Fight League app!" Gear Gadget Generators (GGG) refers to one of the five "brands" that exist in the game, and it focuses on fighters who fight with technology and gadgets.
The "all-out tag team board game" is free to play, with in-game purchases available. The game launched simultaneously in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao, and Canada in June 2017.
Thanks to kenno20081 for the news tip.