At "EDEN ZERO Video Game & Anime Information Announcement" live stream today during TGS, it was announced that the TV anime for Eden Zero, by popular mangaka Hiro Mashima (Fairy Tail), is set to premiere in April 2021. The anime will be broadcast on Nippon TV from April 2021.
The first visual was released for the TV anime series alongside a teaser trailer for its video game.
Shinji Ishihara (Fairy Tail, Log Horizon) will be the chief director of the anime. Yūshi Suzuki (episode director for Fairy Tail season 3) will direct the anime, and Mitsutaka Hirota (Rent-A-Girlfriend) will be writing the screenplay and will also serve as the series compositor, and Yurika Sako (animator for Food Wars! The Third Plate) will design the characters. The series will be produced at J.C. Staff.
The live stream also revealed the character designs of Shiki, Rebecca, and Happy.
Rie Kugimiya returns to voice Happy from Fairy Tail, this time as a robot. Joining her is Takuma Terashima (Lay Glanzudlii in The Misfit of Demon King Academy) voicing the main hero Shiki Granbell, and Mikako Komatsu (Minerva in Re: ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-) voicing Rebecca Bluegarden, the heroine of the series and companion to Happy.
More information and details will be announced at a later date.
The manga is also inspiring a 3D action RPG for consoles, and a top-down RPG for mobile devices. Konami is developing the games.
Kodansha Comics publishes the manga in English both digitally and in print, and it describes the story:
At the Granbell Kingdom, an abandoned amusement park, Shiki has lived his entire life among machines. But one day, Rebecca and her cat companion Happy appear at the park's front gates. Little do these newcomers know that this is the first human contact Granbell has had in a hundred years! As Shiki stumbles his way into making new friends, his former neighbours stir at an opportunity for a Robo-rebellion… And when his old homeland becomes too dangerous, Shiki must join Rebecca and Happy on their spaceship and escape into the boundless cosmos.
Mashima (Fairy Tail, Rave Master) launched the manga in Weekly Shōnen Magazine in June 2018. Kodansha published the manga's 11th compiled book volume on August 17.