ATRI: My Dear Moments TV anime nnouncedANIPLEX.EXE visual novel gets an anime adaptation.
Aniplex has announced a TV anime adaptation of ATRI: My Dear Moments, the first title released by its visual novel game brand ANIPLEX.EXE. An air date was not announced.
ATRI: My Dear Moments first launched for PC via Steam on June 18, 2020, followed by Switch, iOS, and Android on December 16, 2021. It has since been downloaded over 170,000 times.
The TV anime staff includes:
- Original Work: ATRI: My Dear Moments (ANIPLEX.EXE)
- Concept and Script: Asuta Konno (Frontwing)
- Art and Character Design: Yusano / Moto4
- Director: Makoto Kato
- Series Composition: Jukki Hanada
- Animation Studio: TROYCA
Here is the official synopsis of the game’s story:
In the near future, a sudden and unexplained sea rise has left much of human civilization underwater. Ikaruga Natsuki, a boy who lost his mother and his leg in an accident some years earlier, returns disillusioned from a harsh life in the big city to find his old countryside home half-swallowed by the sea.
Left without a family, all he has to his name is the ship and submarine left to him by his oceanologist grandmother, and her debts.
His only hope to restore the dreams for the future that he has lost is to take up an opportunity presented to him by the suspicious debt collector Catherine. They set sail to search the sunken ruins of his grandmother’s laboratory in order to find a treasure rumor says she left there.
But what they find is not riches or jewels; it is a strange girl lying asleep in a coffin at the bottom of the sea.
Atri is a robot, but her appearance and her wealth of emotions would fool anyone into think she’s a living, breathing human being. In gratitude for being salvaged, she makes a declaration to Natsuki.
“I want to fulfill my master’s final order. Until I do, I’ll be your leg!”
In a little town slowly being enveloped by the ocean, an unforgettable summer is about to begin for this boy and this mysterious robot girl…
Watch the teaser trailer below. Visit the official website here. Follow the official Twitter account @ATRI_anime.