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Crunchyroll to Stream Il Sole Penetra le Illusioni TV Anime (Updated)

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Aniplex USA posts English-subtitled trailer for new series

Aniplex of America posted an English-subtitled trailer on Friday for the il sole penetra le illusioni ~ Day Break Illusion television anime series. The company noted that the series would be streaming on Crunchyroll on Saturdays. The series is slated to premiere in Japan on July 6.

The show's story is set in a world that has been ruled by two kinds of tarot cards since ancient times. Diabolos Tarot is a devil's tarot that feeds on the souls of those without sin and thus causes much misfortune. Elemental Tarot is the source of nature's power to counter the Diabolos Tarot. Girls are chosen from 22 clans to wield the Elemental Tarot cards in battles unbeknownst to other humans. To maintain the balance of the world, they may become the executioner or savior.

Mai Kadowaki plays Akari Taiyō, a 12-year-old girl who is cheerful and bright like the sun. She becomes the wielder of The Sun card after losing her mother, who was a fortune-teller. The show also stars Eri Kitamura, Sora Tokui, and Yuiko Tatsumi.

Keizou Kusakawa is directing at the anime studio AIC, and Michiko Itou is in charge of the scripts based on sole; viola's original story. Shinpei Tomooka is adapting Gomoku Akatsuki's original character designs for animation, and Tatsuya Katou is providing the music with sound director Yoshikazu Iwanami. Sixth Anison Grand Prix winner Natsumi Okamoto will be singing the ending theme, "-Mirage-," and lisa is performing the opening theme song "träumerei."

Update: Aniplex of America confirmed on Friday that it has acquired the series and plans to release it on home video. Details about the physical release will be announced later.

Additionally, Crunchyroll confirmed on Wednesday that it will stream the series on Saturdays starting on July 6 at 12:30 p.m. EDT for users in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Central America, and South America.

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