Shangri-La Frontier anime’s new trailer released- Watch now


Recently, the official website of the upcoming anime Shangri-La Frontier released a new promotional video and also announced the cast members. The trailer video contains some awesome insights that give a short overview of the characters and the plot. Along with this, the trailer for the game pertaining to the anime was also revealed with character visuals.

The trailer also unveiled the premier timing of the anime which is scheduled for the 28th of October at 5 pm Japanese Standard Time. The anime will be streaming on MBS and TBS networks and will also be aired simultaneously on Crunchyroll.


Based on the fantasy action drama written by Katarina, the light novel series was initially released in 2017 on the web. The book was then later adapted into a manga version and was serialized in Weekly Shonen Magazine from the 15th of July 2020 and has 13 volumes published so far.

However, the announcement regarding the anime adaption was made in February 2020, prior to the release of the manga series. The show will be directed by Toshiyuki Kubooka and Hiroki Ikeshita is assigned for assistant direction. The script is written by Kazuyuki Fudeyasu and the music department will be helmed by Monaco. The series will be animated by C2C Studious.

The anime is also getting a video game adaption, which will be created by Netmarble Nexus. Assuming the company focuses on video games the latest game will also be a mobile one. Not much news has been revealed about the game, but around that time the developer agency might unveil some intriguing details.

Crunchyroll has licensed the anime outside of Japan and the portal describes the plot of the anime as,

When was the last time I played a game that wasn’t crap?” This is a world in the near future where games that use display screens are classified as retro. Anything that can’t keep up with state-of-the-art VR technology is called a “crap game,” and you see a large number of crap games coming out.

Those who devote their lives to clearing these games are called “crap-game hunters,” and Rakuro Hizutome is one of them. The game he’s chosen to tackle next is Shangri-La Frontier, a “god-tier game” that has a total of thirty million players. Online friends… An expansive world… Encounters with rivals… These are changing Rakuro and all the other players’ fates! The best game adventure tale by the strongest “crap game” player begins now!