Aquaplus director Naoya Shimokawa reveals on Twitter that the 2016 visual novel has inspired an anime
The fantasy visual novel has inspired the production of a TV anime adaptation which was announced for Utawarerumono: Mask of the Truth, the concluding installment of Aquaplus’s Utwarerumono series. The announcement was made by Aquaplus director Naoya Shimokawa on their official Twitter feed.
Our bad translating below and below that, the original tweet.
Mr. Shimokawa commented with pleasure, “Thank you for waiting! Finally I am very happy to be able to inform you! How long have you been waiting for this day…”. Wait for further information for details. In addition, Tomoki Kobayashi is the director of the TV animation of the first series “ Utawarerumono ” broadcasted in 2006, and Keitaro Motonaga is the director of the second animation “ Utawarerumono false mask ” broadcasted in 2015. Yes.
An English subtitled version of Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth was published in 2017 for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita by Atlus, they describe it as follows:
After the events of Mask of Deception, the Yamato Empire is now ruled with an iron fist by a ruthless usurper who seeks to subjugate all before him. It’s up to a couple of familiar faces to band together against the might of the Imperial army, and the fate of the world hangs in the balance as nations and generals must pick a side to fight with in this perilous civil war. Secrets will be revealed, friendships will be tested, and battles will be fought. Will peace and order be restored or will victory at any cost be the beginning of the end?