Granblue Fantasy the Animation is all set to premiere this January. Cygames previously revealed that there will be an anime adaptation of its Granblue Fantasy smartphone game. The good news was announced during a stage and livestream event.
The much awaited television series will be under the direction of Yuuki Itoh (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid). Toshifumi Akai is in charge of designing the characters. Akai is also credited for Kokoro Connect and Sound of the Sky.
Nobuo Uematsu (Final Fantasy games I-XI) takes care of the music. Even Final Fantasy XIV composer and arranger Tsutomu Narita contributes to the music for Granblue Fantasy the Animation. The theme song of the anime will be sung by BUMP OF CHICKEN.
Granblue Fantasy the Animation Cast
Cast members for Granblue Fantasy the Animation were already announced. Yuuki Ono will play Gran. A character named Lulia will be played by Nao T?yama. Rie Kugimiya is also part of the cast as Bii. Miyuki Sawashiro plays Catalina and Hisako Kanemoto as Jeeta.
The Granblue Fantasy game for iOS and Android devices was released back in December 2013. The said game features music from Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu. It also showcases the works of Final Fantasy VI and Final Fantasy IX art designer Hideo Minaba.
A light novel adaptation of the game was released in 2014.The novel has digital volumes that include game codes. ?
Illustrator Kendi Oiwa teamed up with writer Makoto F?getsu to launch a manga adaptation of the game. Oiwa is the same person responsible for Welcome to the N.H.K., Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag -Kakusei-, Goth.
Cygames also developed The IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls. Rage of Bahamut was also developed by the same company. Both games have inspired a TV anime adaptation. Tune in only here at TheBitbag for more Granblue Fantasy the Animation news and updates.