Studio Shaft making ‘Kagerou Project’ Anime

Vocaloid producer Jin’s Kagerou Project will now be becoming an anime series, according to Japan’s Tower Records. Akiyuki Shinbo (Madoka Magica, Monogatari) will be directing the anime at anime studio Shaft. The anime will be named after Jin’s first album, Mekakucity Actors.

The Kagerou Project began as a series of Vocaloid songs by Jin, and quickly became a multi-media project. A manga by Mahiro Sato has been published in Comic Geneillustrated and a Kagerou Days novel series has been published, with the fourth volume Kagerou Days IV -the missing children- planned for publication August 30th.

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