The latest issues of Dengeki G’s Magazine have released 2 new visuals for the Plastic Memories anime, one of which featuring a very clumsy Isla. In addition, the anime’s official website has revealed new characters that will appear in the upcoming anime and their character designs.
The anime’s website has also updated their character designs for the main characters of Plastic Memories, though no cast members have been revealed so far. The leading characters includes:
- Tsukasa Mizugaki, a new employee at SA Corp.’s terminal service who joined after graduating high school. However, he does not know much about his job.
- Isla, a Giftia who doesn’t show much emotion. She starts working in a team with Tsukasa, and supports him, since he does not know much. It is said that Giftias only have approximately nine years to function.
- Michiru Kinushima, Tsukasa’s senior at work. Although they have no age difference, she teaches Tsukasa as his work superior.
- Zack, a Giftia paired with Michiru. His appearance is that of a high-class young boy, but he has the power to complete all work smoothly.
The site has also revealed additional supporting characters:
- Kaduki Kuwanomi
- Yasutaka Hanada
- Eru Miru
- Takao Yamanobe
The website of Plastic Memories also revealed a brand new visual:
The anime’s staff includes:
- Original Creator: Naotaka Hayashi
- Original Character Designer: okiura (IS: Infinite Stratos)
- Director: Yoshiyuki Fujiwara (GJ-bu, Mikakunin de Shinkoukei)
- Animation Studio: Dogakobo (Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun, GJ-bu)
Here is the first promotional video for Plastic Memories:
Text: Tearing apart memories. That’s our job.
Text: A love story born from digital memories.
Red text: She is frightened. She hopes that these memories of love are fake.
Blue text: He wishes. He hopes that these memories of love are real.
Here is a synopsis of Plastic Memories from Haruhichan:
This story takes place in a future not too far away when androids that look exactly like humans begin to spread across the world. The android production company SA Corp. produced Giftia, a new kind of android that has the most amount of emotion and human-like qualities out of any other model ever seen.
However, due to problems in technology, the androids have a service life, and once they pass that, they… Well, it gets pretty bad. For this sake, SA Corp. creates a terminal service in order to retrieve Giftia that have gone past their service life. A new employee at the terminal service named Tsukasa Mizugaki forms a team with the Giftia Isla to retrieve the other androids, but…
The Plastic Memories anime will be airing sometime later this year. More information about the upcoming series will be revealed in the near future.