Blue Archive Releases 9-Minute Anniversary Animation
Nexon’s Blue Archives The mobile game received a nine-minute animated short to celebrate the 1.5th anniversary of the Japanese version (the English subtitled version is simply titled New summer animation report).
The court sees several Blue Archives the characters go shopping at the mall before the fight breaks out near the end. The ending theme song is “Kagayaki Summer Days” by Hoshino (Yumiri Hanamori), Shiroko (Yui Ogura), Noomi (Chiyuki Miura), Serika (Ayaka Oohashi), and Ayane (Sayaka Harada).
Staff understand Tatsuya Nokimori (Real Estate RPG and Selection project episode director) as unit director, Tomoyuki Kurokawa (anime shenmue) as a storyboarder, Kimiko Kitazawa (Blue Archives anime PV full version) as a color designer, Ryuuta Hayashi (Cestvs: The Roman Fighter art designer) as one of the art directors, and Rio Tsuchiya (Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story) and Yunfei Xiang (Sorairo Utility) as cinematographers. Yostar Pictures is the animation production company.
Blue Archives launched for iOS and Android in Japan in February 2021, with a worldwide release in November 2021. Google Play calls the game a “Youth x Academy x Military RPG”.
Google Play describes the principle of the game as follows:
You have been appointed as an advisor to the Federal Investigation Club, Schale, located in Kivotos. It is a huge academic city where many academies are grouped together.
Solve the endless incidents that occur in Kivotos with charming allies full of personality, and build special memories with them!
Source: Blue Archives YouTube Channel