The spring 2020 anime adaptation of the Shironeko Project game with Shironeko Project – Zero Chronicle is getting its home video releases handled by Kadokawa. The twelve-episode series is being released as two box sets on both formats beginning on June 26th, 2020 and wrapping up on July 29th, 2020. With it still about a month away from its debut, we now have our first preview of the packaging that takes the full wrap for the set and shows it off beautifully. The DVD sets are priced at 17,600 yen each while the Blu-ray sets are priced at 19,800 yen. Check the known details about them below!
The series was directed by Masato Jinbo and he’s working on the scripts as well. Yousuke Okuda is handling the character designs and Project No.9 is handling the animation production.
The Japanese cast includes Yuuki Kaji as Yami no Ojui and Yui Horie as Hikari no O Airisu along with Shōgo Batori as Faios, Chise Nakamura as Sima, Takuya Iwabata as Teo, Kensuke Matsui as Alantia, Katsuyuki Miura as Valas, Una Nagisa as Groza, Atsuyoshi Miyazaki as Skears, Kengo Takanashi as Adelle, Susumu Akagi as Yami no Ō, and Shōzō Iizuka as Bal.
Takanori Nishikawa and ASCA performed the opening theme song “Tenbin -LIbra-” while Rei Yasuda performed the ending theme song “through the dark.”
The game itself debuted in 2014 and had an English launch as Rune Story in 2015 before wrapping up in 2016 with no further updates.
Plot Concept: The series follows a young adventurer who hails from the Astora Isle, who joins up with a man named Kyle, and the two set out together. After meeting a curious talking white cat and a mysterious young girl, the whole crew uncovers an island in the sky–where Kyle falls into darkness.
The series has the rest of the adventuring party sailing the skies on the island to find the Great Runes, and to heed the words of their fallen friend.
|1||06/26/20||Booklet, Storyboard Collection, Original Soundtrack, Game Codes|
|2||07/29/20||Booklet, Storyboards, Game Codes, Promos, Commercials|
[Source: Shironeko Project – Zero Chronicle]