The previously announced Legend of Mana: The Teardrop Crystal anime received a teaser trailer along with a key visual. The anime is set to begin airing later this year. Studios Graphinica and Yokohama Animation Lab are animating the series.
Masato Jinbo is directing the anime and also overseeing series composition. Taro Ikegami is in charge of character designs, while Yoko Shimomura is composing the music. The anime is based on a 1999 game by Square Enix. Square Enix is credited for the original work. Warner Bros. Japan is producing anime.
The main cast was revealed and includes:
- Nobunaga Shimazaki as Shilo
- Kaori Nazuka as Shinju
- Yuichiro Umehara as Ruri
The official website describes the plot as:
Shilo is a young boy who lives near the town of Domina. One day, he begins hearing a mysterious voice in his dreams. The voice tells him that he has a mission to fulfill…
He soon meets two people who belong to the Jumi race. The Jumi have been targeted by others for years. The reason is the fact that they have a jewel buried in their chests, which led to many of them losing their lives. The two spend their lives fending off attackers from all over the world.
Shilo sets out on an adventure to find a special jewel that will help protect them.