From AnimeNewsNetwork:“FUNimation Entertainment announced on Wednesday that has an agreement with Japanese publisher Kodansha to create a free-to-play online game based on Fairy Tail. Online video game developer and publisher GameSamba, for whichFunimation CEO Gen Fukunaga serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors, is developing the game.
The game will be a turn-based RPG. Players will be able to customize a character with their chosen type of magic, create their own guild, and explore Fiore to recover their lost memories. Characters from the Fairy Tail guild will appear in the game as allies. Players will also be able to team up with their friends.
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As it turns out, the anime will be getting a filler arc instead of continuing onto the Sun Village Arc. Hiro Mashima posted this on his twitter(Tweet#1):
It roughly translates to: "In October, begins a new original saga of Fairy Tail. Hiro is in charge of character design and rough plot. The name (for the filler arc? Person?) is set."
He also later tweeted this(Tweet#2):
Which also translates that: "He will tweet about another character that will be appearing in the filler arc tomorrow, or the day after. He is glad if you look forward to it."
So far, no other information has been revealed except this announcement. In my opinion, it is understandable since the anime doesn't want to catch up with the manga so quickly. What do you think of an upc…
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