Aoi Bunko Anime to Premiere this Fall

(Last Updated On: September 16, 2009)

Japanese publisher Shueisha has revealed the news that a 12 episode anime TV series titled Aoi Bungaku (Blue Book) will premiere on October 10 at 1:20am. The series will consist of adaptations of four modern classics of Japanese literature: Osamu Dazai’s No Longer Human (Ningen Shikkaku) & Run, Melos! (Hashire, Melos!), Natsume Soseki’s Kokoro, and Ryunosuke Akutagawa’s Hell Screen (Jigoku Hen).

Famous mangaka will also be part of this series.

Takeshi Obata (Death Note, Bakuman) will participate in the creation of the No Longer Human & Kokoro segments. Takeshi Konomi of Prince of Tennis will participate in Run, Melos! While Bleach manga creator Tite Kubo will participate in the segment of Hell Screen.

source: Anime Nation

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