TAF 2009: The Japanese fantasy masterpiece “Guin Saga” starts airing this April


(This article was originally posted in Japanese at 23:01 Mar. 18, 2009.)

One of the most popular fantasy novel "Guin Saga" of Kaoru Kurimoto will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year. As of Feb. 2009, it has 125 volumes on main plots and 21 volumes on side stories, which sold over 30 million copies so far and is said to be the longest novel series done by one author. So, how do they adapted this heavyweight fantasy into anime?

Read on for detail.


The booth. Tight and compact.


The booklet


Come up against the living legend


Introduction


Guin, as you see.


Synopsis


Character diagram


Charcter Descriptions


Message from director to fans


Description of the original story


Message from original author


"Guin's theme" as opening theme. Ending theme is titled "Saga - This Is My Road"


Staffs and casts


Broadcasting scheduled on every Sunday at 11:29 P.M. on NHK BS2


Sort of...NHK thing


Clips from anime


Will be streamed at BIGLOBE from April.


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