An anime adaptation for planetarian ~the reverie of a little planet~ visual novel has been green-lit according to the announcement made by visual novel developer Key on Friday. The upcoming anime adaptation is set to premiere this 2016 though the announcement didn’t specify the length and format of the anime.
It was revealed that David Production is in charge of the animation production. The said company is the team behind the long running anime series JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure.
An announcement posted on the project’s website that there will be a “production presentation event” in Akihabara on April 15. The event will be stream live on Niconicoand it is free for the audience.
Visual novel developer Visual Art’s/Key is the team behind popular and heart wrenching projects such as Clannad, Rewrite, Kanon, Air, and Angel Beats!. They originally released the planetarian ~the reverie of a little planet~ “kinetic novel” in Japan on personal computers in 2004. It is then released on PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable consoles.
planetarian ~the reverie of a little planet~ story
The story takes place 30 years after a world war put a halt to space development. The protagonist, simply known as “the Junk Hunter,” attempts to restore a planetarium’s projector after meeting a robot.
Code name: Yu Alexius is an ambiguous entity who loves to talk about anime and Chinese animation in general. An insatiable soul from the Pearl of the Orient, a frustrated writer and a Houtarou Oreki wanna-be. He is a piece of a lunatic and everything crazy.