Articles in the video game origins Category
comedy, fantasy, parody, video game origins »
Main Article: Master of Epic
A comedy and parody anime based on a Japanese MMORPG.
adventure, fantasy, shounen, video game origins »
Main Article: Tales of Symphonia
With life of the land slowly being drained away, young prietess Colette sets out in a journey to restore the mana of her world as the Chosen One. Lloyd, a young man who received the power of an Exsphere from his mother, chases after Colette to protect her from the Desians.
drama, harem, romance, school life, slice of life, video game origins »
Main Article: Keitai Shoujo
Short 5 minute episodes about romance and school life of a group of high school girls
action, exorcism, gothic, guns, horror, supernatural, video game origins, violent »
Main Article: Devil May Cry
Based on the popular PlayStation video game series by Capcom. Dante is a skilled demon hunter who offers his services for hire through his business “Devil May Cry.”
adventure, comedy, fantasy, shounen, video game origins »
Main Article: Blue Dragon
Blue Dragon is based on the popular X-box 360 role-playing game of the same name. It’s story surrounds a group of heroes, Shue, Kluke and Jiro, who gain the ability to summon powerful monsters from their shadows. They join together to battle Nene, an evil being set on bringing ruin to the world. Character designs of the show are by Akira Toriyama of Dragon Ball fame.
comedy, occupation, video game origins »
Main Article: Love Get Chu
Momoko Ichihara is an aspiring seiyuu (voice actress) whose goal is to one day work alongside Minato Ichinose, a voice actor in her favorite childhood anime. She moves to the big city to train at a professional seiyuu training school called Lambda Eight.
action, mecha, mystery, science fiction, shounen, video game origins, virtual reality »
Main Article: Baldr Force EXE
Baldr Force is a mecha anime set in a world where cyber network hacking has become a form of terrorism. Technology has evolved to the point where people can enter into a virtual world by plugging a cable into an implant chip directly connected to their brain and spinal cord. Individuals can have vivid experiences in the virtual worlds, but in extreme cases, also can be killed. Hackers and security forces such as the UN’s FLAK use virtual mecha called Simulacrums inside the …
action, drama, mecha, mystery, romance, school life, science fiction, shounen, video game origins, virtual reality »
Main Article: Zegapain
Zegapain is a science fiction and mecha anime set in a cyber network world. Kyo Sogoru is an avid swimmer at his high school swimming team. He meets a mysterious girl named Misaki Shizuno, but only he could see her at first. Misaki reveals to Kyo that the world he came from is actually an illusion, and that the ruined landscape before him is reality. People and cities are actually made of data stored on quantum servers. Misaki and her colleagues are a part of the Celebrant, …