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DEEMO Anime Film Geek Impulse

Ming-Yang Yu (CEO of Rayark / Executive Producer) Deemo Rhythm Game Inspires Anime Film. Trailer Below


During Friday’s Anime NYC panel, Rayark Games announced that the companies popular rhythm game DEEMO has inspired an anime adaptation. The film is “expected to wrap up” in 2020. They have partnered with studios Signal.MD and Production I.G to producing the film.

DEEMO Anime Film Main Staff:

  • Screenplay: Junichi Fujisaku, Bun-o Fujisawa
  • Character design: Mebachi
  • Imageboard: Yoshitsugi Yoshida
  • Art: Hiromasa Ogura / Art setting: Taiyo Yoshida
  • Color design: Yumiko Katayama
  • CG animation director: Hiroshi Suzuki
  • Modeling supervisor: Shunsuke Imaizumi
  • Technical director: Kouichiro Tamura
  • 3DCG production: Bros
  • Composition: Hisashi Ezura, Akira Saito
  • Editing: Yoshinori Murakami
  • Sound director: Jin Aketagawa/Sound production: Magic Cupsule
  • Theme song: Yuki Kajiura
  • Assistant director: Yoshihiro Hiramine
  • Director: Shuhei Matsushita
  • General director: Junichi Fujisaku
  • Production: SIGNAL.MD, Production I.G
Story Synopsis by Crunchyroll:

Deemo is a mystic character who lives in solitude in a castle all by itself. A little girl falls from the sky, not knowing who she is, where she comes from. To help the little girl back to her world, Deemo comes to realize a tree keeps growing tall on top of the piano whenever it plays. What would Deemo do when it gets comfortable with the companionship it never had before? What if the little girl couldn’t deal with the truth when she seemingly lost memories regained?! “Never left without saying goodbye”.

Deemo debuted as an iOS and Android smartphone game in 2013. Rayark Games later released the game on the PlayStation Vita in Japan in 2015 with the title Deemo: Last Recital. PM Studios and Rising Star Games released the game on PS Vita in North America and Europe, respectively, in May 2017. The game received a release on the Nintendo Switch worldwide in September 2017. Deemo -Reborn-, a new version of the game compatible with virtual reality devices, will debut on November 21.

Sources: Crunchyroll, PR Newswire, Anime NYC

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