Submitted by Rojas on October 3, 2011 - 8:05am
Flower Mound, TX (October 1, 2011) – FUNimation® Entertainment today announced that it has acquired the home entertainment, theatrical, broadcast, digital, mobile and merchandise rights to the latest installment in the .hack franchise from Showgate.
The action fantasy “.hack//Quantum” is an anime adaptation of the .hack role-playing games created by Bandai Namco Games. This three episode OVA is animated by Kinema Citrus Studio and directed by Masaki Tachibana (Tokyo Magnitude 8.0).
Tobias, Mary, and Sakura are way into the world’s largest online fantasy role-playing game known as The World R:X. Together, they form an inseparable group, grinding toward the break of day and running dungeons in search of the artifacts of adventure. But when the trio becomes lost in this virtual labyrinth, a chance encounter with the mysterious entity known only as Hermit will change their lives forever. There’s an eerie darkness spreading across The World, and once you stumble in, you may never make it out.
FUNimation Entertainment will release the OVA in early 2012.
For more information, please visit www.FUNimation.com/hackquantum