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'Date A Live' Sci-Fi Romantic Comedy Anime's Promo Streamed

posted on 2012-09-22 23:45 EDT
Kōshi Tachibana's novels inspire anime from AIC PLUS+, Jormungand helmer Motonaga

The official website for the anime adaptation of Kōshi Tachibana's Date A Live science-fiction romantic comedy light novel series began streaming the first promotional video. The 3-minute video features the title song "Date A Live" by sweet Arms.

The anime adapts Kōshi Tachibana's light novel series of the same name. The video lists the previously revealed cast and staff:

Keitaro Motonaga (Getbackers, Jormungand) is directing the anime at AIC PLUS+ with visual director Hisashi Saito (Haganai, Heaven's Lost Property). Hideki Shirane (Hayate the Combat Butler, Queen's Blade: Rebellion) is charge of the series scripts, and Takaaki Suzuki (Strike Witches, Last Exile) is advising on the world setting, as he has done other anime and manga. Satoshi Ishino (Excel Saga, Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu) is designing the characters based on Tsunako's original novel illustrations. Mika Akitaka (Martian Successor Nadesico, Galaxy Fraulein Yuna) is designing the mecha, and Go Sakabe (Gosick theme songs) is scoring the soundtrack with sound director Yasunori Ebina (A Certain Magical Index, Naruto) at Nippon Columbia. Sweet Arms is contributing the opening theme song.

The anime will launch next year.


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