Aniplex Japan is handling the home video release plans for the Granblue Fantasy project and because of the nature of its debut it’s getting a kind of weird release. The spring 2017 series had a debut as part of the winter season with a special of the first two episodes that aired and that’s getting an April 26th, 2017 release on DVD and Blu-ray priced at 6,000 yen and 7,000 yen respectively. We’ll hear the release plans for more of the TV series itself later.
The series has Yuuki Itou directing with Toshifumi Akai handling the character designs for it. With A-1 Pictures on the animation itself, we also know that Nobue Uematsu and Tsutomu Narita are handling the music. The opening theme song is “GO” by BUMP OF CHICKEN.
The Japanese cast includes Yuuki Ono as Glan, Nao Touyama as Ruria, Rie Kugimiya as Bii and Miyuki Sawashiro as Kataria.
Plot concept: This is a world of the skies, where many islands drift in the sky. A boy named Gran and a talking winged lizard named Vyrn lived in Zinkenstill, an island which yields mysteries. One day, they come across a girl named Lyria. Lyria had escaped from the Erste Empire, a military government that is trying to rule over this world using powerful military prowess. In order to escape from the Empire, Gran and Lyria head out into the vast skies, holding the l
[Source: GRANBLUE FANTASY The Animation]