A trailer for the forthcoming anime adaptation of Hiiro no Kakera has been released.
Tamaki Kasuga is a high school girl who is staying with her grandmother in the ountains due to her parents working overseas. On the day she arrives in the village she encounters a strange white ball-like creature with sticks for ibs that runs off. Tamaki chases after it but gets attacked by slimes but a mysterious boy named Takuma Onizaki rescues her. Tamaki soon gets involved with her family history in order to find out what is going on.
Hiiro no Kakera originally began life as a visual novel game on the PlayStation 2 that was later ported over to the PSP and Nintendo DS. Taking the role of Tamaki is Marie Miyake (Ringo in Mawaru Penguindrum). The anime is directed by Bob Shirohata (Gravitation, Hetalia Axis Powers). Studio DEEN (Fate/Stay Night) are producing. The anime will be aired in March.
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