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Comet Lucifer Blu-rays to Have English Subtitles in Japan

posted on by Kevin Pennyfeather
Series will have 6 Blu-ray sets

The official website for Comet Lucifer, 8-Bit's currently airing original television anime, and the official Bandai Visual website are both listing the first Blu-ray volume of the anime with English subtitles. The first volume will ship on January 29, 2016 in Japan.

Both sites also list a total of six Blu-ray volumes. The first set will have two episodes.

The story takes place on the planet Gift, where precious crystals called Giftjium are buried in the earth. A young man named Sōgo lives in Garden Indigo, a prosperous mining town. Sōgo's hobby is to collect rare crystals. One day, he gets wrapped up in a riot caused by his classmates Kaon, Roman, and Otto, and he loses his way until he finds a lake deep under the ground's mining ruins. There, he meets a mysterious girl with blue hair and red eyes that gaze straight ahead. The story follows the adventure of what happens after this meeting.

Project Felia is credited with the original work. Yasuhito Kikuchi (Infinite Stratos, Macross Frontier) is directing the series at studio 8 Bit. Yuuichi Nomura (Eureka Seven, Lagrange - The Flower of Rinne, Gundam Seed) is in charge of the original plan, series composition, and script. Atsushi Nakayama (Absolute Duo) is the series director, Yûichi Takahashi (Gatchaman Crowds, Macross Frontier) is the character designer and chief animation director, Takayuki Yanase (Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Valvrave the Liberator) is the mechanical designer, and Tatsuya Katou (Free! - Iwatobi Swim Club, Medaka Box, Gingitsune) is composing the music.


The group fhana will perform the opening theme song, and voice actress Ayaka Ohashi will perform the ending theme song. fhana and TRUE (Buddy Complex, Sound! Euphonium) are both performing image songs: "Cosmos no yō ni" and "Story of Lucifer," respectively.

Sentai Filmworks has licensed the series, and Crunchyroll is streaming it as it airs. The anime premiered in Japan on Tokyo MX on October 4.

Thanks to WTK for the news tip.


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