Baby, the Stars Shine Bright Designs for Dantalian
posted on by Gia Manry
On Thursday, the teaser site launched for Gainax's television anime adaptation of Gakuto Mikumo's Bibliotheca Mystica de Dantalian (Dantalian no Shoka) light novel series. According to the site, the "Alice and the Pirates" line of the Japanese fashion boutique chain Baby, the Stars Shine Bright is contributing costume designs for the show, which will premiere in Japan this July.
The following are the rest of the anime's staff and cast who have been revealed so far:
- Director: Yutaka Uemura
- Character Designer: Sumie Kinoshita
- Color Key: Harumi Takahoshi, Satoshi Takezawa
- Director of Photography: Yasuhiro Akamatsu
- Editor: Yuri Tamura
- Sound Director: Yoshikazu Iwanami
- Music: Yo Tsuji
- Dalian: Miyuki Sawashiro
- Huey: Daisuke Ono
Baby, the Stars Shine Bright has appeared at the FanimeCon, New York Anime Festival, and Pacific Media Expo events in the United States in recent years. In 2009, the fashion label opened a boutique at the New People Center mall in San Francisco's Japantown district.
The story of Bibliotheca Mystica de Dantalian centers around a young man named Huey who inherited a musty old estate, as well the entire book collection contained therein, from his grandfather. Huey meets Dalian, a girl in a black dress who is quietly reading in the basement piled high with books. Dalian controls the gateway to the Bibliotheca Mystica de Dantalian, the forbidden books of demonic wisdom.
Source: Saishin Anime Jōhō
Image © 2011 Gakuto Mikumo, G- Yusuke, Kadokawa Shoten/Dantalian no Shoka Production Committee