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Korea Economic Daily: Blue Archive Film Considered After TV Anime Next Year

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Nexon announced TV anime in January

The Korea Economic Daily newspaper reported on Wednesday that Blue Archive The Animation, the television anime of Yostar and Nexon Games' Blue Archive smartphone role-playing game, will premiere as early as next year in Japan, and that Nexon is planning a follow-up television anime or film if the anime proves popular.

Nexon describes the original game's story:

The city's academies are divided into their own districts and are considered mostly independent.

The General Student Council acts as governing board to manage the academies as a whole. However, the group's ability to govern has come to halt since the mysterious disappearance of the General Student Council president. Countless issues have begun to surface throughout Kivotos in the absence of the president's leadership.

To avoid disaster, the General Student Council requests assistance from the Federal Investigation Club, otherwise known as Schale. In fact, Schale is the city's newest club and the last to be approved before the president's disappearance.

To accomplish its task, Schale relies on the guidance of a Sensei who can help them resolve the incidents around Kivotos.

(Students are required to carry personal weapons and smart phones! Get a taste of the military action, love, and friendship the Academy City has to offer!)

The Korean game studio and Nexon subsidiary NAT Games (now known as Nexon Games) developed Blue Archive, and Yostar Japan first launched the game in Japan on February 4, 2021. Nexon published the global version on November 8, 2021. The game is free to play with optional randomized in-app purchases.

Yostar Pictures already animated the game's 1.5th anniversary short anime, which debuted on July 15, 2022. The studio also animated a short titled "beautiful day dreamer" in December.

Source: Korea Economic Daily (이주현) via Hachima Kikō

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