In addition to the news, the first promotional video was also revealed.
The cast and crew for the anime was previously announced. The anime’s cast was revealed but the characters they will be voicing was not. They are:
- Akira Ishida (Kotaro Katsura in Gintama)
- Ayane Sakura (Kokoa Hoto from Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka?)
- Maaya Uchida (Rikka Takanashi from Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!)
- Kotori Koiwai (Renge Miyauchi in Non Non Biyori)
- Junichi Yanagita (First major role)
- Shiori Mikami (Akari Akaza from YuruYuri)
The production crew working on the anime includes:
- Director: Takeshi Mori (Vandread, Stratos 4)
- Character Designer: Hiromi Kato (Guilty Crown, Hakkenden: Touhou Hakken Ibun)
- Script Writer: QUALIA (Game Scenario Writer)
- Animation Studios: Sotsu (Cardfight!! Vanguard, Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka? Producers) and Jumonji (Debut anime)
Here’s the promotional video for the game which was released last Summer:
Chain Chronicle is a Tower Defense Role Playing Game developed and published by Sega for all Smartphone platforms in Japan. It was released in Japan on July 26, 2013 for iOs, August 1, 2013 for Android and on July 16, 2014 for the PlayStation Vita. The game is licensed in Asia by SNDA in China, MobiMon for both Taiwan and Macau, Actoz Soft for South Korea and Gumi Asia for both Southeast Asia and North American release.
The series spawned an Original Video Animation series directed by Takeshi Mori, animated by Juumonji and Sotsu. It was released on December 18, 2014.
Chain Chronicle synopsis from Haruhichan:
An anime adaptation of the game for mobile devices Chain Chronicle.
The Chain Chronicle TV anime adaptation will air in 2016. More information about the anime will release in the upcoming months.
You can visit the anime’s website here: http://chronicle-anime.sega-net.com/