August 12, 2022
While many anime labels used the AnimagiC 2022 for licensing announcements, KSM Anime also made use of it. As part of a panel, the Wiesbaden-based anime label announced that it had secured the 40-minute drama anime Summer Ghost .
KSM Anime will release Summer Ghost on disc soon. However, further details about the planned home video release are still pending. We will keep you up to date.
Summer Ghost is the directorial debut of animator and illustrator loundraw and was created as part of the multimedia project Project Common at loundraw's own studio Flat. The screenplay is penned by Hirotaka Adachi, while the music is provided by Akira Kosemura, Itoko Toma, Guiano and Hideya Kojima. The 40-minute drama anime hit Japanese theaters on November 12, 2021.
The short film was also adapted as a manga by Yoshi Inomi between October and June 2022, which was published by the Japanese publisher Shueisha and comprises a total of two volumes.
This is what Summer Ghost is about:
Tomoya cannot live the life he imagined. Aoi can't find her place in the world. Ryou is suddenly wrenched from his once bright future. Everyone has their own reason why they need to meet the summer spirit. On a summer night where life and death cross, where will her feelings take her?