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Crunchyroll Adds Glasslip, Argevollen TV Anime

posted on 2014-06-26 19:01 EDT
P.A. Works' latest & Xebec's robot anime both will premiere on July 3

Streaming service Crunchyroll announced on Thursday that it will stream the GLASSLIP and Argevollen television anime series. GLASSLIP will premiere for premium members on July 3 at 11:00 a.m. ET, followed by Argevollen for premium members on July 3 at 11:30 a.m. ET. Free members will be able to watch both one week later. Both will also be available in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Turkey, Latin America, Europe (except Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Vatican City, Moldova, Macedonia, Monaco, Montenegro, San Marino, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Ukraine), the Middle East, and North Africa.

Crunchyroll describes GLASSLIP:

GLASSLIP follows the story of Toko Fukami, an aspiring glass-blower whose family runs a glass-working business. During the summer, she and her four friends meet a transfer student, Kakeru Okikura, who claims that a voice from the future lead him to Toko. His arrival sets off a chain of events for the six of them that will make their final summer together full of hope and heartache.

Toshie Honda is the art director, while Kōsuke Haruta is the 3D director. Naomi Nakano is the color key artist, and Ayumu Takahashi is editing. Kouji Tsujitani is directing the sound, and Infinite is producing. ChouCho is singing the opening theme, Natsu no Hi to Kimi no Koe" (A Summer Day and Your Voice)

Argevollen takes place in a world where two countries, Arandas and Ingelmia, have been warring against each other for a very long time. Tokimune, a young man belonging to the eighth autonomous unit of Arandas, saves a girl named Jamie when she is attacked by enemy forces. In order to survive, he rides the new weapon Argevollen and fights.

In a battle that no one knows when it will end,
The silver will that we encountered will guide us forward.

Atsushi Ootsuki (Kanokon: The Girl Who Cried Fox, To Love-Ru -Trouble- Darkness, Wagnaria!! Season 2) is directing the anime at Xebec. Tatsuo Sato (Basquash!, Bodacious Space Pirates, Shingu: Secret of the Stellar Wars) is in charge of the series scripts. Yūichi Oka (To Love-Ru, Softenni) is designing the characters, while Hirame Kikuchi (The Pilot's Love Song) and Kenji Teraoka (Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Mobile Suit Gundam 00) are designing the mecha. Yoshitomo Hara is the prop designer, and Shigeru Morita (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed, Turn A Gundam, Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2) is a setting consultant. OLM Digital handled the 3D models.

Jin Aketagawa is the sound director, and Kotaro Nakagawa (Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, Hayate the Combat Butler, Zettai Karen Children) is composing the music.


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