Today it has been confirmed by Key that their visual novel Planetarian ~Chiisana Hoshi no Yume~ will be getting an anime adaption in 2016. It however has not been said what format the series will be. A PV was also released for the announcement which will be seen later in the article. The series will be done by David Production and a April 15th production presentation event in Akihabara will be held there. The following event will be free and stream on NicoNico. Several false announcements were originally made by Key regarding this on April Fool’s Day but would later renew the Planetarian anime project announcement page. Originally the game released November 29th 2004 in Japan and get releases on Windows, PS2, PSP iOS and Android. The visual novel would later get released in the west in 2004 along with other countries later on.
A plot summary of the visual novel can be seen below quoted from VNDB.org:
“Why don’t you come to the planetarium?The beautiful twinkling of eternity that will never fade, no matter what.All the stars in the sky are waiting for you.”It is thirty years after the failure of the Space Colonization Program.Humanity is nearly extinct. A perpetual and deadly Rain falls on the Earth.Men known as “Junkers” plunder goods and artifacts from the ruins of civilization.One such Junker sneaks alone into the most dangerous of all ruins — a “Sarcophagus City”.In the center of this dead city, he discovers a pre-War planetarium.And as he enters he is greeted by Hoshino Yumemi, a companion robot.Without a single shred of doubt, she assumes he is the first customer she’s had in 30 years.She attempts to show him the stars at once, but the planetarium projector is broken.Unable to make heads or tails of her conversation, he ends up agreeing to try and repair the projector…