On the official site for the anime adaptation of the manga written by Katarina and illustrated by Ryousuke Fuji, Shangri-La Frontier: Crappy Game Hunter challenges God-Tier Game, the main promotional video for the project was unveiled. The video confirms that the premiere is planned for next October in Japanand shows the voice of for the first time Yuma Uchida as the protagonist of this story.
For his part, Fuji began publishing the manga. Shangri-La border in the magazine Weekly Shōnen Magazine from the publisher kodansha in July 2020. The manga is based on the novel series of the same name written by Katarinapublished through the website Shoutsuka ni Narou since May 2017. Katarina has also written another series of novels published in her own Weekly Shōnen Magazine.
- Yuma Uchida as Sunraku/Rakurou Hizutome.
- Azumi Waki as Saiga 0/Rei Saiga.
- Youko Hikasa as Arthur Pencilgon/Towa Amane.
- Makoto Koichi like Oicazzo/Kei Uomi.
- Rina Hidaka like emuls.
- Akio Ohtsuka like Viceash.
- Toshiyuki Kubooka (Harukana Receive, Wandering Witch - The Journey of Elaina) is responsible for directing the anime at the studios C2Csupported by Hiroki Ikeshita.
- Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (Black Clover, Dropkick on My Devil!, Hetalia The Beautiful World, In the Land of Leadale, Record of Ragnarok) is responsible for writing and supervising the screenplays.
- Ayumi Kurashima (DEVILMAN Crybaby, Megalobox 2: Nomad) is responsible for character design and animation direction.
- monk (Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru, Nisekoi, Lucky Star, Summer Time Render) composes the soundtrack.
Summary of Shangri-La Frontier
Rakurou Hizutome, a high school sophomore, only cares about one thing: finding "crappy games" and beating them up. His gaming skills are second to none and no game is too bad for him. So when introduced to the new VR game Shangri-La Frontier, he does what he does best: max out his performance and skip the prologue to jump straight into the action. But will even a seasoned player like Rakurou be able to uncover all the secrets that Shangri-La Frontier hides?
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