On the official site for the anime adaptation in OVA format of the novels of Kaoru hayamine, Kaitou Queen wa Circus ga Osuki (Mirage Queen Aime Cirque), the first promotional image of the project was published. The statement confirmed that the premiere is scheduled for the year 2022 through theaters in Japan.
The animation project commemorates the 20th anniversary of the literary series. The editorial Kadokawa published the first novel under the publishing label Aoitori Bunko in March 2002, with illustrations by K2 Shoukai. The most recent novel was released on July 14 in Japan, and the project marks the first time this franchise has had an animated adaptation. In fact, the animation project shares the same title as the franchise’s debut novel.
- Saori den (Colorful Ninja Iromaki, Sword Art Online: Alicization) is in charge of project management in East Fish Studio.
- Mariko kunisawa (Hatsukoi Limited, Honzuki no Gekokujou: Shisho ni Naru Tame ni wa Shudan wo Erandeiraremasen, Orient) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
- Kumiko kawashima (Bakemonogatari, Fate / Grand Order -Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia-, Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story) is in charge of character design.
- Moe hyuuga (Araburu Kisetsu no Otome-domo yo, Heroine Tarumono !: Kiraware Heroine to Naisho no Oshigoto, Kono Sekai no Tanoshimikata: Secret Story Film) is in charge of the composition of the soundtrack.
Synopsis of Kaitou Queen wa Circus ga Osuki
The novel series takes place in a world full of airships. The Kaitou Queen is someone who never stops stealing what she is looking for. Their age and gender are unknown. However, a mysterious circus troupe appears, with hypnotizing magicians and other special powers in their ranks. The circus company manages to steal the gem that the Kaitou Queen is looking for and challenges the Kaitou Queen to a contest.
Source: Comic Natalie
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