A preview has been posted of the Hobby Japan OVA based on Queen’s Blade’s fourth series, 2012’s fairytale inspired Grimoire. Kinji Yoshimoto returns as chief director and series configuration writer on the Fortes project with storyboard artist Yoshihide Yuuzumi setting up to serve as director. Oda Nobuuna‘s Masashi Suzuki writes the screenplay.
Characters are based on heroines from Alice in Wonderland, Red Riding Hood, the Little Mermaid, Tale of the Bamboo Cutter, Kintarō and Hansel and Gretlel with designs from Rin-Sin, Takayuki Noguchi, Hiroshi Tsukada and Satoshi Urushihara.
Cast includes Saori Ōnishi as Darkmaster in Wonderland Alicia and Shizuka Ishigami as Demon-Hunting Little Red Riding Hood Zara. The anime will be released January 29th.