Funimation and Crunchyroll have announced a SimulDub/Simulcast for Chain Chronicle: The Light of Haecceitas, an anime based on Sega’s popular mobile franchise Chain Chronicle. The release consists of three theatrical films and a televised anime. Crunchyroll will stream the first movie (with English subtitles) on December 16th at 11AM PST for premium users of the Crunchyroll service worldwide (excluding Asia). Movies 2 and 3 will air on the service in January and February respectfully. Funimation will provide an English dub on their own streaming service shortly after the airing of the movie.
Additionally, starting on January 7th the TV broadcast version of Chain Chronicle: The Light of Haecceitas will be available for both free and premium users worldwide (excluding Asia) on Crunchyroll. The first movie covers the first four episodes of the TV anime, a pattern that is repeated for the two other films. No word on how the theatrical and TV version will compare in scenes and edited content.
You can read the synopsis provided by Crunchyroll below:
This is the story of the Chain Chronicle, a book that describes everything that happens in the world.
The citizens of the remote continent of Yggd once thought that there was nothing beyond their continent. The continent was divided into several regions, each with its own king. Though there were small skirmishes amongst them, a lord, chosen by the kings in conference, always maintained balance — until the evil Black Army arrived.
“All will be engulfed in black.”
The Volunteer Army, led by Yuri, was no match for the Black Army. During the fighting, the Lord of Black captures half of the Chain Chronicle, as well as the capital. During their retreat, Yuri and the Volunteer Army encounter a boy fighting the Black Army all by himself.
So begins the story of the Chain Chronicle, of the Volunteer Army’s and Black Army’s battles for the fate of the world, and of friendship.
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