Sega opens the official website for the anime adaption of Phantasy Star Online 2. The new anime will be title “Phantasy Star Online 2: Episode Oracle” and Sega has given us our first key visual and promo video. The anime will recompile the first three episodes from the video game along with an original story. The new series is set to premiere sometime this year.
The Phantasy Star Online 2 video game previously inspired an anime in 2016 titled “Phantasy Star Online 2: The Animation. The series ran for 12 episodes from January 7, 2016 – March 31, 2016. Sentai Filmworks licensed the anime in North America and Crunchyroll simulcast it as it aired in Japan. Sentai Filmworks released the Blu-Ray/DVD March 2017.
Phantasy Star Online 2 is a video game in the Phantasy Star series published by Sega. It is a successor to Phantasy Star Online and Phantasy Star Universe. The main version was released for Windows in July 2012. A PlayStation Vita version was released in February 2013, while a PlayStation 4 version was released in April 2016. In the Japanese Nintendo Direct of March 2018, it was announced that the game would have a full launch on Nintendo Switch on April 4, 2018. Any version of the current Phantasy Star Online game is exclusive to Japan.