Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya Anime's 2nd Promo Streamed
The official website for the magical girl anime Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya began streaming a second three-minute advance promotional video on Friday. The video features the anime's "starlog" opening by Choucho (Hyouka, Heaven's Memo Pad), and introduces most of the main cast members.
The first part of the video recreates the first awkward encounter between Illyasviel and the Kaleid Stick Magical Ruby, which offers to turn Illyasviel into a magical girl.
Shin Oonuma (Baka and Test - Summon the Beasts, Dusk maiden of Amnesia) is directing the anime at Silver Link. Kenji Inoue (Baka and Test - Summon the Beasts) is supervising the series scripts being written by Hazuki Minase (C³). Nozomi Ushijima (animation director on Baka and Test - Summon the Beasts 2, C³, Dusk maiden of Amnesia episodes) is designing the characters, while Tatsuya Katou (Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere, Kämpfer, Medaka Box) is scoring the music. In addition, Takashi Sakamoto (episode director on Baka and Test - Summon the Beasts 2, C³, Dusk maiden of Amnesia) is serving as chief director.
The anime's main cast are reprising their roles from a previous drama CD. Mai Kadowaki and Kana Ueda play Illyasviel von Einzbern (Illya) and Rin Tohsaka respectively from Fate/Stay night and Fate/Zero. Kaori Nazuka (Code Geass' Nunnally, Eureka Seven's Eureka) plays Miyu Edelfelt, Shizuka Itou (A Certain Magical Index's Kaori Kanzaki, Hayate the Combat Butler's Hinagiku Katsura) plays Luviagelita Edelfelt (Luvia), Naoko Takano (Nadesico's Megumi Reinard, Brighter than the Dawning Blue's Midori Tooyama) plays Magical Ruby, and Miyu Matsuki (Hayate the Combat Butler's Isumi Saginomiya, Hidamari Sketch's Yoshinoya-sensei) plays Magical Sapphire.
Singer Choucho is performing the anime's opening theme song, and the new revamped group StylipS is performing the anime's ending theme song “Prism Sympathy”. The anime will premiere first on the Nico Nico video streaming website on July 6 before its first television broadcast on July 12.