‘Norn9′ Anime Reveals First Promo

‘Norn9′ Anime Reveals First Promo NBC Universal Japan showed off their first promo for the Norn9: Norn+Nonet anime adaptation this past weekend at a festival in Japan and they’ve now added it online. This comes after recently growing the cast a bit and revealing a new key visual alongside news that the the show will be a part of the Winter 2016 anime season in January. Originally announced in March 2014 as getting the green light, the project is from the game that came from Otomate which was released by Idea Factory back in 2013. The series is set to be directed by Takao Abo with series composition by Natsuko Takahashi. Yukari Takeuchi is taking on the duties of chief animation director and character designer. It’s being animated at Kinema Citrus x Orange.

The previously announced cast for it includes:

  • Koharu: Ayumi Fujimura (Ao no Exorcist)
  • Kakeru Yuiga: Yuuki Kaji (Nanatsu no Taizai)
  • Senri Ichinose: Hiro Shimono (Diamond no Ace)
  • Masamune Toya: Takuya Satou (Cardfight Vanguard)
  • Mikoto Kuga: Ayahi Takagaki (Akatsuki no Yona)
  • Natsuhiko Azuma: Daisuke Ono (Working!!!)
  • Sakuya Nijo: Mitsuki Saiga (Genshiken)
  • Itsuki Kagami: Kouji Yusa (Arcana Famiglia)
  • Nanami Shiranui: Asami Seto (Chihayafuru)
  • Akito Syukuri: Noriaki Sugiyama (Fate Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works (TV))
  • Ron Muroboshi: Tomokazu Sugita (Gintama)
  • Heishi Otomaru: Hiroyuki Yoshino (Sket Dance)
  • Atsushi Abe as Sorata Suzuhara
  • Mitsuhiro Ichiki as Setsu Takishima
  • Kenji Hamada as Shiro Yuiga
  • Nagi Yanagi as Aion

Plot concept: The story takes place a little in the future. Guided by one particular song, young elementary school student Suzuhara Sorata, from the Heisei Era, is warped through a time skip to an unfamiliar place that looks much like the towns from the Meiji or Taishou period from his textbooks. In this world, he meets three young ladies and nine young men and joins them on a journey aboard the mysterious Norn ship, a giant globe that floats in midair.