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The Hortensia Saga RPG also inspires manga, earlier anime video; MY FIRST STORY band performs TV anime theme song.

During the f4 Fan Festival last Saturday, it was announced that a television adaptation has been green-lit for Sega Games‘ Hortensia Saga smartphone role-playing game. LIDEN FILMS is animating the project, and the rock band MY FIRST STORY (Arpeggio of Blue Steel – Ars Nova, Golden Kamuy) is performing the theme song.

In addition, Kadokawa’s Monthly Comic Alive magazine will serialize a manga adaptation of the game. Sega launched the game for iOS and Android devices on April 22, 2015. The player takes on the role of a young feudal lord who learns the hidden truth of the Kingdom of Hortensia through battles and encounters. The free-to-play game (with fees for certain in-game items) allows players to field up to five characters in a party comprising different classes with different abilities in battle. Combat consists of each party’s characters standing in a 3×3 grid. Each class is able to attack and influence a different specific section of the grid.

Synopsis:

Hortensia Saga RPG is a medieval fantasy tale of war and chaos. Three years ago, the king was betrayed and murdered by one of his dukes who then rebuilt the kingdom into his own. But now, the original heir to the throne has secretly come of age. Hiding in the guise of a man, she and her loyal band begin the quest to save her homeland. (Source: Kotaku, edited)

Sources: Animate Times, Dengeki Online

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