According to online retailer Amazon Japan, 8 short OVAs of currently airing sci-fi romance anime Accel World were announced.

Based on a spinoff four-panel manga “Actual World”, the OVAs will bundled with Blu-ray and DVD volumes of Accel World and it is set to release on July 25, 2012. Furthermore, despite Accel World anime is currently produced by anime studio Sunrise, the said OVAs will be produced by another animation studio, JC Staff.

  • Director & Character Design: Yamakawa Yoshiki (Baby Please Kill Me, Little Buster)
  • Script: Sugihara Kenji (Shiki, Akikan!, Galaxy Angel)
  • Production Studio: J.C. Staff

Synopsis (Accel World)
In 2046, people can access a virtual network known as the Neurolinker via their cellphone terminals. A perpetual victim of bullying, middle school student Haruyuki spends his time absorbed in games in a corner of his local network. One day he is approached by the most famous girl in his school, Kuroyukihime (Black Snow Princess). She gives him a strange program called Brain Burst that has the power to “accelerate the world.” [ANN]