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Gravity Rush is Getting an Anime Adaptation

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Sony Computer Entertainment has announced a TV anime based on Gravity Rush.

The news comes via this year’s Tokyo Game Show, in which the publisher announced the anime adaptation.

Further details, like a release window, were not confirmed – but you can expect lots of high-flying adventures with protagonist Kat. Sony will be releasing new information for the TV anime in the future.

It’s certainly interesting to now see this much push for the IP, considering the original game is now getting a PlayStation 4 port, alongside a sequel on PS4 as well.

We’ll keep you guys posted.

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45 comments
  1. Muscle Wizard
    Muscle Wizard
    September 17, 2015 at 11:12 pm

    I’m kinda excited for this.

  2. Dewey Defeats Truman
    Dewey Defeats Truman
    September 17, 2015 at 11:20 pm

    Gravity Rush is one of those series that I played and just kinda forgot existed afterwards. All this recent news is bringing back memories, and not necessarily good ones. I mean the game was fun don’t get me wrong, but I’m starting to remember how clearly rushed and half-finished the story was and it’s starting to make me upset. Kinda reminds me of the ending of The World God Only Knows in that respect.

    Here’s hoping they actually address a lot of the unresolved/rushed through bits in the new game, or the port, or the anime. Any will do.

  3. mega jew
    mega jew
    September 17, 2015 at 11:21 pm

    It’s good to see Sony finally giving Kat love.

  4. buddyluv324
    buddyluv324
    September 17, 2015 at 11:31 pm

    Yeah cliffhangers are a bitch in games. But aside from that, I thought GR was one of the more enjoyable and original games that came out during the previous console cycle. A couple of small areas in the gameplay they could improve on but hopfully the remaster and GR2 will be an improvement.

  5. Rayxtr
    Rayxtr
    September 17, 2015 at 11:35 pm

    Nice to see they try to do more with Gravity Rush in Japan. Going to watch it :3 More Kat is always welcome.

  6. Tyrannikos
    Tyrannikos
    September 17, 2015 at 11:38 pm

    I sympathize with you. Gravity Rush was cool for a while, but I didn’t even finish it. I just kind of stopped playing and then it was left on my shelf. I didn’t dislike it, but it just didn’t make an impression on me past, “Oh, wow, this gravity thing is pretty neato.”

  7. No_Good_Names_Ever
    No_Good_Names_Ever
    September 17, 2015 at 11:49 pm

    Even though I keep seeing the name everywhere, I still have no idea what the game is. When will someone open a betting pool on which video game will be the next to get an anime?

  8. deadeye
    deadeye
    September 18, 2015 at 12:00 am

    Yeah, the game has some real problems. Best thing about it was potential for a sequel to refine it. Improve the combat (or even just getting rid of it, and focus on platforming), actually explain the story a little bit, etc.

    The core gameplay mechanic is really cool. That alone made the game worth playing for me. I spent a lot of time just exploring little nooks and crannies under the city. It’s just a shame the game hardly ever taps into its potential.

    At the very least, it’s probably Sony’s most unique IP right now. Glad they’re finally doing stuff with it.

  9. perfectchaos83
    perfectchaos83
    September 18, 2015 at 12:05 am

    Fuck yeah!

  10. Fenrir007
    Fenrir007
    September 18, 2015 at 12:18 am

    Anime adaptations of games are rarely good, so I’m definitely not hype.

  11. Truck
    Truck
    September 18, 2015 at 12:23 am

    Please let it be by Sunrise.

  12. Misogynerd
    Misogynerd
    September 18, 2015 at 1:42 am

    I always saw it as a Mirror’s Edge, people like it more for what it could’ve been rather than what it was.

  13. Misogynerd
    Misogynerd
    September 18, 2015 at 1:43 am

    Sorry, Pierrot and Toei are gonna handle it ;)

  14. Soaringfalco
    Soaringfalco
    September 18, 2015 at 2:21 am

    It really depends on how they decide to adapt it.

  15. raze2012
    raze2012
    September 18, 2015 at 2:53 am

    yeah, you’re pretty much on the nose. It feels like one of those ideas that could really knock it out of the park with a refinied sequel, since the groundwork has already been setup, like Uncharted to Uncharted 2 or Assassin’s Creed to its sequel.

  16. nine_ball
    nine_ball
    September 18, 2015 at 2:56 am

    Oh boy, I can’t wait for all the terrible CG they’re inevitably going to use.

  17. Steve Pascual
    Steve Pascual
    September 18, 2015 at 3:36 am

    What anime is that?

  18. Paolo Rodriguez
    Paolo Rodriguez
    September 18, 2015 at 3:50 am

    Dude, God Eater doesn’t even look bad

  19. artemisthemp
    artemisthemp
    September 18, 2015 at 4:19 am

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Not Toei Animation.

    What’s wrong with Studio Pierrot?

  20. artemisthemp
    artemisthemp
    September 18, 2015 at 4:20 am

    You mean the Demo contain a stage that, wasn’t in the Demo and the review copy of Gravity Rush had another story conclusion from what I been told.

  21. artemisthemp
    artemisthemp
    September 18, 2015 at 4:21 am

    God Eater by Ufotable (The Studio that did Fate Bad ending route)

  22. amc99
    amc99
    September 18, 2015 at 5:07 am

    The characters are not CG ffs, the Aragami’s are made from CG, but the characters are NOT CG.

  23. Mr0303
    Mr0303
    September 18, 2015 at 5:12 am

    I like that they are trying to build a franchise. Gravity Rush certainly deserves it.

  24. Martin
    Martin
    September 18, 2015 at 6:34 am

    Bad ending? They did the Unlimited Blade Works route, not the Fate route. Then again, I have yet to watch season 2…

  25. Sevuz
    Sevuz
    September 18, 2015 at 6:51 am

    Agree. For the most part they are trash

  26. Sevuz
    Sevuz
    September 18, 2015 at 6:51 am

    Just boring as hell

  27. artemisthemp
    artemisthemp
    September 18, 2015 at 6:54 am

    That’s why, you don’t get the bad Ending thing with UBW

  28. Chino Gambino
    Chino Gambino
    September 18, 2015 at 7:07 am

    Maybe they will be 5 mins each from some Korean animation college. The hope is always alive, god has a plan for all animes; except for full metal panic.

  29. artemisthemp
    artemisthemp
    September 18, 2015 at 7:09 am

    Not enough Cloth devolve Air :p

  30. ivanchu77
    ivanchu77
    September 18, 2015 at 7:37 am

    From being in limbo for years, to suddently have two games AND a anime announced, so happy they are giving this huge push to gravity rush and Kat :D

  31. AzureNova
    AzureNova
    September 18, 2015 at 7:45 am

    Very excited about this. Now they just have to choose the right animation studio that suits Gravity Rush’s style.

  32. Curtis Erickson
    Curtis Erickson
    September 18, 2015 at 8:18 am

    Can probably find pictures of that online.

  33. OverlordZetta
    OverlordZetta
    September 18, 2015 at 8:39 am

    True as it is, if they’d given the Vita enough love, she may have never not had it beforehand.

  34. Wagnaria
    Wagnaria
    September 18, 2015 at 8:48 am

    I wonder if they’re gonna sub the made-up language, or make them speak japanese instead.

  35. OverlordZetta
    OverlordZetta
    September 18, 2015 at 8:48 am

    Well this is a potentially pleasant surprise. It’ll be nice if this actually becomes a real series, but I’ll wait and see how this new stuff does before I count on that.

  36. GonzoLewd
    GonzoLewd
    September 18, 2015 at 9:46 am

    Kat was an awesome character tho.

  37. Living Dead Girl
    Living Dead Girl
    September 18, 2015 at 10:12 am

    Like the internet did? That would be wrong man…just wrong.

  38. Antoinant
    Antoinant
    September 18, 2015 at 1:01 pm

    More delicious brown

  39. nine_ball
    nine_ball
    September 18, 2015 at 3:40 pm

    Fairly sure that God Arc is CG. Even so, the Aragami’s are all CG, and that’s just terrible. CG should only be use to add minor details to a scene and not be immediately noticeable.

  40. nine_ball
    nine_ball
    September 18, 2015 at 3:42 pm

    They might speak the made up language for a little bit, just to establish they have their own language, but they’re definitely going to switch to Japanese as fast as they can if they do that.

  41. TerriblePerson
    TerriblePerson
    September 18, 2015 at 5:30 pm

    Sure hope the anon over at /a/ is happy.

  42. Jose Rios
    Jose Rios
    September 18, 2015 at 7:55 pm

    If they did this, I would watch every episode all day everyday!

  43. Billy Bob
    Billy Bob
    September 19, 2015 at 11:32 pm

    Honestly no matter how much I love the first game I can’t see an anime being that great, but we’ll see. It just feels like there’s not nearly enough subject material to work with.

  44. IndigoWeb
    IndigoWeb
    September 20, 2015 at 11:44 am

    But is is getting a sequel. We knew from the first game that the story was not finished and they left it hanging. Right now they’re working on gravity Rush 2 for the PS4 which also includes remastered version of the first game.