MMORPG debuts in Japan on November 18
The official YouTube channel for the South Korean smartphone massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) Gran Saga streamed the 30-second version of the “Maka Fushigi” (Complete Enigma) special anime video on Monday. The video features animation by anime studio CloverWorks (DARLING in the FRANXX, Wonder Egg Priority, Horimiya) and the game’s Japanese theme song “MAKAFUKA” by the band RADWIMPS.
The anime’s staff includes Nobutaka Yoda (Weathering With You, Her Blue Sky trailer director) as director, storyboarder, and editor, Shin’ichirō Ushijima as animation director; Shōta Iwasaki (Punch Line) as character designer and key animation director; Kazuko Nakashima as color key artist; and Hisayo Usui as art director. Author and film producer Genki Kawamura, who was producer on such films as your name., Weathering With You, Her Blue Sky, The Boy and The Beast, and Mirai, is credited as producer for the short.
South Korean developer NPIXEL is launching Gran Saga in Japan on November 18. GAMEPLEX is publishing the game. The game debuted in South Korea on January 26 earlier this year.