Game franchise inspired anime earlier this year
Neople, Eight, and Arc System works announced on Saturday at the “Dungeon & Fighter Universe Festival” event in South Korea that they are developing DNF duel fighting games for Dungeon Fighter Online (Arad Senki) franchise. The game uses Unreal Engine.
Neople, a subsidiary of South Korea Nexon game development company, released Dungeon & Fighter multiplayer beat them PC games in South Korea in 2005. The game was launched in Japan under the title Arad Senki in 2006. The game was launched in North America under the title Dungeon Fighter Online in 2010 and ended the service in 2013. A global version of the game with English text later launched in 2015.
GONZO and GK Entertainment produced Slap Up Party: Arad Senki TV-anime series based on the game in 2009. The show was broadcast in 26 episodes.
LISTENING MOVIES produced a new anime in the series titled Arad: Gyakuten no Gear (Arad: Reversal of Fate, pictured right), which premiered in Japan on July 3 (although the show first debuted in China in April). Anime, billed as “Season 2”, was originally planned for 2019.
Source: Gamer via Hachima Kikō, Gematsu, Game’sTalk.net