Saturday, 4 October 2014

Absolute Duo - [To Be Announced 2014]


Takumi Hiiragi-Boshi's story of boy in school for those whose souls have transformed into weapons.

The MF Bunko Summer School Festival 2014 event announced on Sunday that a television anime adaptation of Takumi Hiiragi-Boshi's Absolute Duo light novel series has been green-lit. The studio 8-Bit will animate the project.
The story begins with Blaze — a weapon that is the manifestation of a human's soul. Tōru Kokonoe happens to be qualified for this, but for some reason his Blaze is not a weapon, but a shield. Moreover, he enrolled in a school that teaches combat skills, and thanks to the school's Duo partner system, he ends up living with a beautiful silver-haired girl. 
Hiiragi-Boshi launched the light novel series with art by Yū Asaba in 2012, and Media Factory's MF Bunko published the fifth volume in June. Shinichirō Nariie launched a manga adaptation in Media Factory's Monthly Comic Alive magazine last July, and Sunday's event announced that another spinoff manga series has been green-lit for Monthly Comic Alive.

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