Square Enix’s Mana series is getting new console games and TV anime


Square Enix is ‚Äč‚Äčcelebrating the 30th anniversary of Mana, a classic role-playing game franchise. To commemorate the anniversary, the company announced three new Mana projects. Via live stream on Sunday..There is a new mobile game called Manna echo, An anime series titled Legend of Mana: Teardrop Crystal, And a new untitled game for consoles.

Manna echo It will be a free action RPG that appears on Android and iOS. The English trailer footage suggests that the game brings together characters from different mana titles through in-game purchases.The video shows some mana game characters such as: Manna adventure, Manna secret,and Manna Trials.. It will be released in 2022.

TV anime series, Legend of Mana: Teardrop CrystalIs currently produced by Warner Brothers Japan and animated by Graphinica in collaboration with Yokohama Animation Laboratory.Manna Series Producer, Masaru Oyamada Animation project said It may have influenced the more recent HD remasters in the series.

“When the animation project was first proposed to me, the remaster of’Legend of Mana’wasn’t even discussed,” Oyamada said in a statement on the official anime website. “At first I attended the meeting without thinking, but when Mr. Yawada of Warner Brothers Japan enthusiastically proposed the animation project of” Legend of Mana “, it is necessary to create the game as soon as possible. I noticed that. .. Rumor has it that it was the beginning of the HD remastering project.

“Don’t worry, fans of Legend of Mana. The people involved in the project have the same love for the series as they did back then.”

Square Enix did not announce the release date Legend of Mana: Teardrop Crystal..

Those looking for a new mana console game will have to wait a bit longer. Koyamada confirmed at Anniversary Live Stream that a new mana series game for the console is under development, but fans have to wait for the full announcement.