As Charlotte ended its run, Key/Visual Arts, best known for Charlotte, Angel Beats!, Kanon, Clannad, and Little Busters!, has announced that one of their most popular PC visual novels, Rewrite, is getting a much-deserved anime adaptation. An official website has also been launched and it reveals the PV for the new Key anime:
Created and illustrated by Itaru Hinoue, who is best known for Air, Clannad, and Kanon, Rewrite is set in the fictional city of Kazamatsuri and follows a student named Kotaro Tennoji. The original visual novel, which was released back in 2011, follows his interactions with Kotori Kanbe (CV: Chiwa Saito), Chihaya Ohtori (CV: Saya Shinomiya), Akane Senri (CV: Eri Kitamura), Sizuru Nakatsu (CV: Keiko Suzuki), and Lucia Konohana (CV: Risa Asaki).
Grisaia director, Tensho, will be at the helm of this anime adaptation, and 8bit will be producing the animation. Hello! Kiniro Mosaic animation director, Masayuki Nonakam, is the one responsible for the character designs, which are based on Hinoue’s own original designs.