NIS America Dates 'Black Rock Shooter' For The U.S.

The character design that became the subject of a song that in turn became an OAV (and later an animated series) is making its way to the PSP on April 23rd from NIS America.

The "Black Rock Shooter" story is a weird one that I only partially knew about. I remembered the illustration from Ryohei "Huke" Fuke kicked off its own weird little media franchise a couple of years back, spawning the aforementioned transmedia-y things along with toys and everything else. But I thought its moment had passed. Apparently not since NIS America has enough faith in the RPG based on the franchise to bring it to the U.S. later this month.

Here's the official synopsis and a collection of screens for your enjoyment:

2032 AD - Earth has been ruthlessly assaulted by extraterrestrials, and nineteen years of nonstop battle now threatens the very existence of humanity. The last hope for human survival is BRS, a heroine created solely to save planet Earth; she is the ultimate battle android. But when she is awakened to end the battle once and for all, there are only twelve human beings left on Earth...

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