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.
Come up against the living legend
Guin, as you see.
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.