DMM GAMES otome browser and smartphone game “Bungo to Alchemist” (文豪とアルケミスト) revealed the key visual and official website for its anime adaptation, “Bungō to Alchemist: Shinpan no Haguruma” (文豪とアルケミスト ～審判ノ歯車～). The anime is scheduled to premiere this April.
“Bungo to Alchemist” is originally a simulation game, where players play as a librarian who joins forces with the reborn literary figures. They fight together to protect literature from the mysterious forces, which try to corrode the literature.
▍Characters and Cast
■ Ryuunosuke Akutagawa (芥川龍之介)– CV: Junichi Suwabe (諏訪部順一)
■ Dazai Osamu (太宰治) – CV: Yuuichi Nakamura (中村悠一)
■ Nakahara Chuuya (中原中也) – CV: Kakihara Tetsuya(柿原徹也)
■ Shimazaki Touson (島崎藤村) – CV: Tachibana Shinnosuke (立花慎之介)
■ Sakunosuke Oda (織田作之助) – CV: Onosaka Masaya (小野坂昌也)
■ Shuusei Tokuda (徳田秋声) – CV: Takumi Watanabe (渡辺拓海)
■ Ango Sakaguchi (坂口安吾) – CV: Tomokazu Sugita (杉田智和)
■ Sakutarō Hagiwara (萩原朔太郎) – CV: Kenji Nojima (野島 健児)
■ Murō Saisei (室生犀星) – CV: Ryōta Ōsaka (逢坂良太)
■ Naoya Shiga (志賀直哉) – CV: Tomoaki Maeno (前野智昭)
■ Saneatsu Mushanokōji (武者小路實篤) – CV: KENN
■ Kan Kikuchi (菊池寬) – CV: Shinichiro Miki (三木真一郎)
■ Masao Kume (久米正雄) – CV: Hiroyuki Yoshino (吉野裕行)
■ Neko – CV: Genki Okawa (大河元气)
▍Staff and Production
The anime series is directed by “Tokyo Ghoul:re” director Toshinori Watanabe (渡部 穏寛) and animated by OLM. Jirō Ishii (イシイ ジロウ) is credited for the anime’s world setting after being credited for the same in the game. “Persona 3 the Movie” series scriptwright Jun Kumagai (熊谷 純) is writing and supervising the series scripts. “Bleach” key animation Atsuko Nakajima (中嶋 敦子) is serving as character designer and chief animation director.