‘Mahou Shoujo Ikusei Keikaku: Restart’ Anime Announced

'Mahou Shoujo Ikusei Keikaku: Restart' Anime Announced

'Mahou Shoujo Ikusei Keikaku: Restart' Anime Announced Funimation IndiaAn anime adaptation of the second and third volumes of Asari Endou’s Mahou Shoujo Ikusei Keikaku (Magical Girl Raising Project) light novel, subtitled Restart, was announced at the Mori no Ongaku-ka Cranberry Gaiden: Mahou Shoujo Ikusei Keikaku Unripe Duet recitation drama on Sunday.

Hiroyuki Hashimoto, director of the original Mahou Shoujo Ikusei Keikaku (Magical Girl Raising Project) television anime, is returning to direct the new anime.

Lerche produced the 12-episode first anime in Fall 2016. Funimation simulcast the anime with English subtitles and dub.

Endou began publishing the action fantasy light novel under Takarajimasha’s Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! Bunko imprint in June 2012, featuring illustrations by Maruino. The 17th volume shipped last April. The series has a cumulative 700,000 copies of its volumes in print.

Pochi Edoya serialized the first manga adaptation in two volumes Monthly Comp Ace from September 2014 to October 2015.

Senbei Nori began a manga adaptation of the second and third novel volumes covering the Restart arc in April 2016. Kadokawa published the first volume in September that year.

Yen Press licensed the light novel in English in June 2017 and shipped the 14th volume on October 18 last year. The 15th volume is planned for a February 21 release.

Synopsis (Restart)

The deadly game is back!

Once again, sixteen Magical Girls have been assembled for a high-stakes challenge. Every three days, their Magical Phone pulls them into an RPG-like simulation where they have to work together to fight enemies, solve puzzles, and earn Magical Candy to advance. A staggering ten billion yen reward awaits them at the end—but only for the players who land the finishing blow. With such a tantalizing prize on the line, it’s only a matter of time before the girls turn on each other—and if their hit points drop to zero, a game over will be the least of their worries… (Source: Mahou Shoujo Ikusei Keikaku Wiki, edited)

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