News Sentai Filmworks Adds Zettai Bōei Leviathan Moe Fantasy Anime
posted on 2013-05-31 16:11 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
North American anime licensing company Sentai Filmworks announced on Friday that it has licensed the Zettai Bōei Leviathan television anime series under the name Leviathan ~ The Last Defense ~. The company will release the series digitally with a home video release to follow later this year.
The series adaptats GREE's Zettai Bōei Leviathan role-playing game. In the story, a meteorite suddenly unleashes evil creatures that threaten all living things on the planet. The fairy Syrup assembles the Aquafall Defence Force, with three girls of the dragon clans as recruits. The story follows Syrup and the dragon girls Leviathan, Bahamut, and Jörmungandr as they work together to battle enemies and grow up.
Cast members include Kana Hanazawa as Syrup, the talkative fairy; Saori Hayami as Leviathan, a girl who has forgotten how to smile; Eri Kitamura as Bahamut, an extravagant high-class lady; and Ayana Taketatsu as Jörmungandr, a kind girl with amazing strength.
Kenichi Yatani (Dojin Work, Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki, Renkin 3-kyuu Magical? Pokahn) is directing off scripts supervised by Yasunori Ide (Hanaukyo Maid-tai, Renkin 3-kyuu Magical? Pokahn) at Gonzo. Takaharu Okuma (Hanaukyo Maid-tai, Kotoura-san, Magician's Academy, Mitsudomoe) is designing the characters, and Tomoki Kikuya (Hidamari Sketch, Squid Girl) and Shiho Terada (Inazuma Eleven GO) are composing the music. Passpo performs the ending theme "Truly" and Yuki Kanno performs the opening theme song "Hajimari no Resolution."
The series premiered in Japan on April 6, and Crunchyroll is streaming the series as it airs.