Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Anime Based on Level-5 Game to Reach Western Countries

"Dentsu Entertainment USA is set to bring The Little Battlers eXperience (LBX), the popular Japanese TV series and property, to North, Central and South America and is looking for partners.  Based on the miniature customizable robot animation, toy, video game and manga franchise, which is known in Japan as Danball Senki, the Danball Senki/LBX animated series is a co-production of video game company and property creator Level-5 (professor Layton, Inazuma Eleven), TV Tokyo and Dentsu Inc., with participation from Bandai, and publishers Shogakukan and Media Factory, as well as animation studio OLM (Pokemon, Deltora Quest).  The series currently airs in primetime on TV Tokyo.  Dentsu Entertainment USA is managing the business with Level 5 in the Americas."

-Via Cynopsis Kids

 I've never heard a thing about Little Battlers before, but being a fan of Professor Layton and hearing good things about Inazuma Eleven, I'm really interested to see how this turns out.

And hey, it's even got robots! Score!