Sega announced at the offline ARKS Caravan event in Okinawa on Sunday that its Phantasy Star Online 2 MMORPG is getting a television anime adaptation in 2016. Sega also launched a website on Sunday for the adaptation and revealed the title of the new TV anime, Phantasy Star Online 2: The Animation.

Phantasy Star Online 2 The Animation anime announced

The Phantasy Star Online 2 The Animation series will have a completely original story, and the story will take place on Earth in the near future. The anime will be the eighth project to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the Phantasy Star Online franchise.

Phantasy Star Online 2 The Animation anime announcement

Phantasy Star Online 2 is a video game in the Phantasy Star series published by Sega. It was released for Microsoft Windows on July 4, 2012, and for PlayStation Vita on February 28, 2013. A spin-off game, Phantasy Star Online 2es, was released for Android on April 7, 2014 and for iOS on May 14, 2014. The game is currently only available commercially in Japan and the Pacific Southwest, but an English-language patch was released.

Phantasy Star Online 2: The Animation is currently scheduled for a 2016 broadcast. Not much is known about the series and more information is expected to be released in the forthcoming months.

You can visit the website here: http://phantasystar.sega.jp/psportal/pso15anniversary/animation/
And follow the game on Twitter: @sega_pso2

Source: Otakomu

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