Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout is getting an anime adaptation announced this Sunday during Koei Tecmo’s Atelier 25th Anniversary Program #5 live stream. The Atelier Ryza anime would be animated by Liden Films with Yuzuriha Emma as the director.
Other staff members include Takahashi Yashichiro handling the anime script and Shitaya Tomoyuki, who got his hands on the character designs. Meanwhile, music composition would be handled by Yanagawa Kazuki.
Confirmed cast members include the game’s original Voice Actors and Actresses that will reprise their respective roles. These include:
- Noguchi Yuri as Reisalin Stout
- Owada Hitomi as Klaudia Valentz
- Terashima Takuma as Lent Marslink
- Kondo Yui as Tao Mongarten
- Nojima Hirofumi as Empel Vollmer
- Terui Haruka as Lila Decyrus
The Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout the anime will have a target premiere this Summer of 2023.
In case you’re unfamiliar, Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout (the game) is an RPG developed and published by Gust and Koei Tecmo as the twenty-first main entry of Gust’s Atelier series that was released in November 2019 worldwide.
The game received positive responses from both the eastern and western audiences, thus boosting the Atelier franchise’s popularity in the mainstream audience. Then, Atelier Ryza received a sequel on December 2020 titled Atelier Ryza: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy, and it had its North American and Europe release on January 2021.
It will then be followed by the third game titled Atelier Ryza: Alchemist of the End & the Secret Key which will be released this March 23, 2023, in Japan and will be followed by an NA and EU released on March 24, 2023.
Source: Animenewsnetwork, image via Official Atelier Ryza Anime Twitter page