Anime series to be subtitled in eight languages.
The video-streaming service Nico Nico Douga will stream the upcoming anime series Black★Rock Shooter on their online channel, and it will be subtitled in eight languages.
Following the footsteps of Fate/Zero, which was also streamed worldwide last fall.
The newest adaptation of the franchise will be available in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Korean, and Traditional & Simplified Chinese.
But Anime News Network reports that the eight-episode anime series will only be available in selected countries, which includes United States, Canada, France, Italy, South Korea, Taiwan, Mainland China, and Singapore. Online streams will not be available for Japanese internet users.
The series will be available online on February 03 at 11:00pm local time, few hours after the episode premieres on Japanese network Fuji TV’s “noitaminA” block on February 02 at 24:45 JST (February 02 at 11:45pm MNL).
Black★Rock Shooter‘s anime series will be the newest adaptation in the popular BRS franchise, which was based on a song with the same title, performed by popular J-rock group supercell, and it’s music video illustrated by Huke. Produced by anime studio Ordet.
It was given an OVA series, released on home video in 2009, directed by Shinobu Yoshioka and scripts by Nagaru Tanigawa and Shinobu Yoshioka. Last year, the franchise has expanded into toys, video games, and manga.
The TV anime series will be directed again by Yoshioka, while scripts will now be handled by Mari Okada, who also handled series composition for GOSICK and Hanasaku Iroha.
Below are the full list of countries where BRS anime be available.
English: United States, Canada
French: France, Belgium, Monaco, Switzerland, Andorra
Spanish: Spain, Mexico, Chile, Argentina
Korean: South Korea
Traditional Chinese: Taiwan
Simplified Chinese: Mainland China, Singapore
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