Netflix Confirms Lost Song Anime Will Debut Outside Japan Later This Year
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Netflix confirmed with ANN on Thursday that it will debut the original television anime project Lost Song outside of Japan all at once later this year. The show's official Japanese website still lists the show as debuting this summer outside of Japan.
Netflix Japan will stream the project starting on March 31, and new episodes will stream weekly on Saturdays.
The anime will also air on Tokyo MX and Sun TV starting on April 7 at 25:30 (effectively April 8 at 1:30 a.m.), before airing later that week on TV Aichi, BS Fuji, and KBS Kyoto.
The series is a co-production between Liden Films and Dwango that will run for 12 episodes.
Junpei and Morita are directing the anime and writing the script. Tomonori Fukuda (Robotics;Notes) is providing the original character designs. Deho Gallery is providing the background art. The staff also includes Chikara Sakurai as the animation facilitator, Shizue Kaneko as the main character designer, Shuichi Hara and Toshiyuki Fujisawa as sub character designers, Barnstorm Design Labo for design works, Kinichi Okubo as art director, Mineyo Oonishi as color key artist, and Mitsuyoshi Yamamoto as director of photography.
Aki Hata (Ange Vierge, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya theme song lyrics) is in charge of lyrics, and Yūsuke Shirato (The Pet Girl of Sakurasou, Ange Vierge theme song composition) is composing the music. 5pb.Records is in charge of music production. Konomi Suzuki is performing the opening theme song "Utaeba Soko ni Kimi ga Iru Kara" (If I Sing, You Will Be There), and Yukari Tamura is performing the show's ending theme song "Tears Echo."