The Legend of Mana: The Teardrop Crystal anime is set to begin on October 7, and they revealed the preview and synopsis of episode 1. Studios Graphinica and Yokohama Animation Lab are in charge of the production, adapting the 1999 RPG game by Square Enix. Watch the preview video for episode 1:
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The official website features more preview images of episode 1 and describes the episode:
The boy Shilo has a dream that he often has. A goddess appears before him and tells him that he has a mission. However, Shilo doesn’t know what the dream means. When Shilo wakes up, he asks his twin siblings Corona and Bud, who had gone to town, to help him pick fruit and feed his pets, and then he goes out to the town of Domina. There, Shilo meets Ruri, who is looking for someone with a desperate look on his face.
Masato Jinbo is directing the anime and in charge of the series composition. Taro Ikegami drew the character designs, while Yoko Shimomura is composing the music.
The official website describes the plot of the Legend of Mana: The Teardrop Crystal anime:
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.
Source: Official Legend of Mana Website & Twitter
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