Anime Spotlight - Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya Zwei!

by Anthony Foronda, Jul 21st 2014

Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya Zwei!

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Broadcast Begins July, 2014

Key Staff

Chief Director: Shin Oonuma
( Kokoro Connect TV, Dusk maiden of Amnesia TV (dIrector), ef: a tale of memories TV (Director) )
Director: Masato Jinbo
(Episode Directpr Valvrave the Liberator (Eps. 2, 10), Dragonar Academy (Eps. 4, 8), Hayate the Combat Butler (Eps. 17) )
Original Creator: Type-Moon
(Fate/stay night TV, CANAAN, The Garden of Sinners (movie series)

Introduction

Coincidence? Inevitable? Or miraculous? We see Fate guiding girls once again...

Story

A bright, intense, fun sequel of the magical girls starts stormy and full of drama!

One evening, Illya becomes a magical girl deceived by the skillful and witty talk of Magical Ruby that jumped into her bathroom. She ends up having to collect the “Class Cards” as told by Rin, the original owner of Ruby. Along with Miyu, the other magical girl and her rival(?), she gets hurt, crosses various paths, and fights hard battles to somehow collect all seven Class Cards. Illya and company were able to return to a quiet everyday life.

Then...

Several weeks after the collection mission, Illya and Miyu are assigned a new mission from Rin's group. It was supposed to be an easy mission that was merely pouring magical powers into an underground vein to stabilize it. But whatever went wrong, trouble spawned!

And that was the beginning of a new story...

Characters

Illyasviel von Einzbern
VA: Mai Kadowaki

A 5th grader that was turned into a magical girl after being deceived by Magical Ruby. Her potential as a magical girl was apparently high, and sometimes showed so much power that Rin and others were surprised. She loves her older brother Shirou, and is a very bright girl that tries her best at anything she does.

Miyu
VA: Kaori Nazuka

The other magical girl that has a contract with Magical Sapphire. Adept both academically and physically, she has high combat skills. It seems she is perpetually alone, and works as a live-in maid at Luvia's estate. She considers Illya a “lifetime friend” due to the growth of their friendship through battles.

Chloe
VA:Chiwa Saito

A mysterious girl that looks just like Illya. She looks like Illya after installing an Archer Card, but is the opposite with her dark tanned skin. The story of “Zwei!” will be told with her existence at its center...

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Rin Tohsaka
VA: Kana Ueda

A sorceress that was the previous master of Ruby. A master of gem magic, she has enough skill to fight for the head of the class at the “Clock Tower” in London. She had stayed in Fuyuki City after her mission of collecting the Class Cards. She is like cat and dog with Luvia, but lives in her estate as a maid to earn enough to live.

Luviagelita Edelfelt
VA: Shizuka Itou

A sorceress that came to Fuyuki City along with Rin from “Clock Tower” to collect the Class Cards. She lives in a huge mansion that she built across from Illya's house. Her magical skills are strong, and collides against her rival Rin at each and every opportunity.

Magical Ruby
VA: Naoko Takano

One of the Kaleidosticks, which are special magical attire, which provides the user with unlimited magical powers. With clever use of language, it turned Illya into a magical girl. Always hyper, its hobby is to mock its master. Surprisingly functional in all sorts of ways; for example it can turn into a communication device.

Magical Sapphire
VA: Miyu Matsuki

One of the Kaleidosticks, the younger sister of Magical Ruby. Currently has Miyu as its master. Unlike its elder sister Ruby, it basically has a very polite tone of voice. However, perhaps its personality is similar at a fundamental level, as it sometimes gouges people's hearts out with cold blades of language.

Cast

Illyasviel von Einzbern
Mai Kadowaki
Miyu
Kaori Nazuka
Chloe
Chiwa Saito
Rin Tohsaka
Kana Ueda
Luviagelita Edelfelt
Shizuka Itou
Magical Ruby
Naoko Takano
Magical Sapphire
Miyu Matsuki
Shirou Emiya
Noriaki Sugiyama
Iri
Sayaka Ohara
Kiritsugu Emiya
Rikiya Koyama
Leys
Miho Miyagawa
Sella
Haruhi Nanao
Taiga Fujimura
Miki Itou
Nanaki Moriyama
Mariya Ise
Tatsuko Gakumazawa
Emiri Katō
Suzuka Kurihara
Kanae Itō
Mimi Katsura
Satomi Satou
Caren Hortensia
Ami Koshimizu
Bazett Fraga Mcremitz
Hitomi Nabatame

Staff

Overall director
Shin Oonuma
Director
Masato Jinbo
Series supervisor
Kenji Inoue
Screenplay
Hazuki Minase
Character design
Nozomi Ushijima
Art director
Ken Tateishi
Photography director
Kousuke Nakanishi
3D director
Aoi Inaba
Coloring design
Asami Hirai
Special effect
Yoshitaka Murakami
Editing
Kentaro Tsubone
Sound director
Masanori Tsuchiya
Sound effect
Noriko Izumo
Music
Tatsuya Kato
Music production
Lantis
Music producer
Shigeru Saito
Terunari Yoshie
Sound production
Dax Production
Executive producer
Takeshi Yasuda
Producers
Ai Matsuki
Junichiro Tamura
Animation producer
Hayato Kaneko
Animation production
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Production
Prisma☆Illya Zwei! Production Committee

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