A preview video of Granblue Fantasy anime has arrived which was released on January 13, 2017. The 15-second PV featuring theme song “Go” performed by Bump of Chicken.
Key visual to greet its episode special “Zankutinzeru-Hen” has also been released. The anime will debut on Tokyo MX and video streaming service AbemaTV which is scheduled to air on January 21, 2017. While the TV anime series will premiere on April in the same year.
The anime is produced by A-1 Pictures and directed by Yuuki Itoh (Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha), Toshifumi Akai (Kokoro Connect) designing the characters, while Nobuo Uematsu (Final Fantasy I-XI) and Tsutomu Narita (Final Fantasy XIV) composing the music. The opening theme will be performed by Bump of Chicken.
Granblue Fantasy the Animation centers around boy named Gran. Accompanied by talking flying lizard, they live in Zinkenstill, one of the floating islands in the sky which stores various mysteries. One day, they meet with Lyra who had escaped from Erste Empire, a military government that is trying to dominate world using its military forces. In order to escape from the Empire, Gran and Lyria head out into the Estalucia, holding the letter Gran’s father left behind.