Nadesico director Tatsuo Sato’s new TV series “Mo-retsu Space Pirates” to come out in 2011
(This article was originally posted in Japanese at 21:57 Mar. 25, 2010)
Last November we've found out that Tatsuo Sato of Martian Successor Nadesico fame will be directing an anime adaptation of the popular light novel series Miniskirt Space Pirates by Yuichi Sasamoto. Apparently the anime adaptation will be titled Mo-retsu Uchu Pirates(Eager Beaver Space Pirates), according to a flyer distributed at TAF2010.
The TV series will be produced by Satelight of Macross Frontier and Genesis of Aquarion, and the 2011 airing was also confirmed by the flyer.
Read on for details.
Here's the flyer.
The catch-phrase says "Uchu-kaizoku wa seigi no mikata! (Space pirates are heroes of justice!)" The blurb goes like this:
Marika used to be your average highschool girl, busy with extracurricular Space Yacht Club and her job waiting tables at a retro-cafe, until one day her late father's subordinates appear and requests her to be the captain of the space pirate ship Benten-maru.
Thus begins a splendidly glorious space opera!
Direction/Series Composition: Tatsuo Sato
Original Story: "Miniskirt Space Pirates" (written by Yuichi Sasamoto, illustrated by Noriyuki Matsumoto)
Animation Character Design: Akiman
Music: Starchild Records
Animation Production: Satelight
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