If the summer season of anime series aren’t cutting it for you, it’s time to look forward to the fall. Just about a month ago we learned of the anime adaptation of the Zetsuen no Tempest was going to arrive in the fall. The manga series, which just had its sixth volume released, comes from Kyo Shirodaira and Arihide Sato with art by Ren Zaizaki. Shirodaira gained a bit of fame in the middle of the last decade in the US with the interest in his series Spiral, which was released by FUNimation and the manga by Yen Press.
BONES is set to handle the anime production for Zetsuen no Tempest and it’s been revealed tat Masahiro Ando will take on the directing duties. He’s known more recently for Hanasaku Iroha, but he’s also done a fair bit of action including the BONES series Wolf’s Rain. Joining him will bee Mari Okada as the scriptwriter and Tsunenori Saito dealing with character designs along with Hiroki Kanno as the animation director. The music will be handled by Michiru Oshima.
Plot Concept: In order to take revenge on the criminal that killed his younger sister, a guy named Mahiro makes a pact with a sorceress blessed by the Origin Tree, but banished by her family. Turns out he also needs to save the world, and ends up entangling his friend Yoshino as well.