Ani-One Streams Grand Blues! Anime on YouTube
posted on by Adriana Hazra
Hong Kong content distributor MediaLink Entertainment Limited's Ani-One YouTube channel announced on October 1 that it will stream the anime of the Granblue Fantasy franchise's official four-panel gag comedy manga Grand Blues! (Guraburu!) on October 8 at 6:30 p.m. IST.
The anime will premiere in Japan on October 8.
Kenshirō Morii (Anime-Gataris, BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! Pico) is directing the anime at DMM.futureworks (BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! Pico, Umayon). Kikuhitomoji, the manga's original creator, is credited for series script supervision, and is also credited for storyboards alongside Morii and so-shi. The artist so-shi (Anime-Gataris) is also credited for the animation character designs and as the chief animation director. Masanori Yamaguchi (Studio White) is the art director. Tasuku Ozu is the director of photography. Takatoshi Hamano is the sound director. dugout is credited for sound production.
The first main anime season of Cygames' Granblue Fantasy smartphone game premiered in Japan in April 2017 and ran for 13 episodes. The first season included an unaired episode on the seventh home video release that featured Djeeta as the main character.
GRANBLUE FANTASY The Animation Season 2 premiered in October 2019. HIDIVE, Funimation, Crunchyroll, and AnimeLab all streamed the series as it aired. The extra "Djeeta-hen" (Djeeta Chapter) anime special premiered on March 27, and the services above streamed this new special on August 26.