Monday, May 01, 2006
Yoake Mae Yori Ruri Iro Na
Just when you thought Utawareumono was a long name for an anime series, according to AnimeNation News, Yoake Mae Yori Ruri Iro Na is going to follow the well worn game-to-anime path and become an anime series. Yoake is a game from AugustSoft, and that's about all I know about it, other than the character designs look just like Hanihani's (which is a plus in my book) and there's a princess of some sort involved, although the setting is a typical high school.
Why do I care Yoake is getting animated? Well, while the character designs in Hanihani anime didn't look quite as good as the game's, it had an interesting cast of characters, and while the plot twist near the end of Hanihani was a little "out there", I can say for sure it wasn't boring. So I'm hoping with Yoake they can pull this off again, and with a good cast and a unique story it could be a solid anime series. We'll see...there's no website for the Yoake anime yet, although you can see the game's homepage here, and download the promo video for the game here, which is where I took the screenshots from.