Coming This Fall: Comet Lucifer

For the next few weeks leading up to the 2015 fall season I’m going to cover a few of the upcoming anime that might not have the hype as a couple others (One Punch Man, anyone?). Starting off is the studio 8-bit original Mecha anime Comet Lucifer.

Comet Lucifer Body 1

The synopsis goes: “The story takes place on the planet Gift, where precious crystals called Giftjium are buried in the earth. A young man named Sōgo lives in Garden Indigo, a prosperous mining town. Sōgo’s hobby is to collect rare crystals. One day, he gets wrapped up in a riot caused by his classmates Kaon, Roman, and Otto, and he loses his way until he finds a lake deep under the ground’s mining ruins. There, he meets a mysterious girl with blue hair and red eyes that gaze straight ahead. The story follows the adventure of what happens after this meeting.” (Source)

Comet Lucifer Body 2

8-Bit is a relatively young studio, with their most notable work at this point being The Fruit of Grisaiawhich, while being a total piece of garbage*, is very pretty looking, and this show looks to be no exception. Helmed by the director of Macross FrontierYasuhito Kikuchithe show promises an interesting world, a bit of action, and some strangely psychedelic visuals.

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The success of this show could really determine the reputation of Studio 8-Bit, they’ve shown they can animate, let’s see if they can tell a good story too.

Comet Lucifer will be airing at an undisclosed time around the beginning of October.

*Opinion is exclusive to writer, this opinion may not be held by other writers or the Monkeysfightingrobots team.

GJ Corban
GJ Corban
Hi there, I'm GJ Corban, that stands for Gregory Jr., but I've been accidentally called CJ, DJ, JJ, and even Jesus... thrice. Other than that I'm just a guy obsessed with storytelling and the culture and news that surround it.

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