What You Need to Know:
- After not being tapped to work on SAO Season 3, it appears that the director for Sword Art Online 1 & 2 has his own ambitions in the works. Today it was announced that TOmohiko Itou will be working on an original anime titled "HELLO WORLD". The story is rumored to be geared towards fans of the Sci-fi genre while being mixed with elements of Romance.
- Some staff have also been confirmed. The scriptwriter for Seikaisuru KADO, Mado Nozaki, will join the project as the scriptwriter here. Yukiko Horiguchi who worked on character design for Lucky Star, K-On!, and Tamago Love Story, will also design characters for "HELLO WORLD."
- Finally, the series will be animated by Graphinica. The studio has worked on the popular movie, Rakuen Tsuihou -Expelled from Paradise-, as well as the Love Live! The School Idol Movie and recently, the new Eureka Seven movie, ANEMONE.
Sci-Fi Romance? Maybe this is the sequel to Rakuen Tsuihou that I have wanted for years!