A new trailer and the main cast and staff have been revealed for Merc Storia -Mukiryoku no Shounen to Bin no Naka no Shoujo- (“Merc Storia -The Lethargic Boy and the Girl in the Bottle-“), an upcoming TV anime based on the “line strategy action” RPG developed for smart phones by Happy Elements K.K. The staff for the series includes:
- Director: Fumitoshi Oizaki
- Series composition: Fumitoshi Oizaki, Hiroki Uchida, Hitomi Amamiya
- Scenario supervision: Happy Elements K.K
- Character design: Yukiko Akiyama
- Assistant character design: Hirotoshi Arai
- Music producer: Mili
- Animation production: Encourage films
Additionally, voice actresses Mutsumi Tamura and Inori Minase will provide the voices for the main characters Yuu and Merc, respectively.
The story of the Merc Storia smart phone game follows Yuu, an apprentice healer who lives in a world where humans and monsters co-exist. As a healer, Yuu has the ability to turn hostile monsters into friendly pets, and together with Merc, a tiny girl magically trapped in a bottle, he embarks on a grand adventure to help Merc regain her memories.
Merc Storia -Mukiryoku no Shounen to Bin no Naka no Shoujo- will broadcast in Japan on Tokyo MX, KBS Kyoto, BS11, and AT-X beginning in October of 2018.
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