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Aniplex USA Confirms Il Sole Penetra le Illusioni Home Video Plans

posted on 2013-06-30 10:00 EDT

Aniplex of America confirmed on Friday that it plans to release the il sole penetra le illusioni ~ Day Break Illusion television anime on home video in North America. Details will be announced at a later date. The series will stream on Crunchyroll "just hours" after its premiere in Japan. The series is slated to premiere on July 6.

Aniplex describes the story:

The Diablos Tarot—The tarot of the devil that feasts on the souls of living humans and uses that nourishment to bring countless pain and suffering. The Elemental Tarot—The tarot that draws its energy from the power of nature in order to oppose the Diablos Tarot. Girls chosen from 22 different bloodlines become the wielders of the Elemental Tarot, plunging themselves into this secret battle against the Diablos Tarot. These girls maintain the balance of this world, while carrying unbearable guilt… Are they executioners? Or are they saviors? This is the story of the long, long battle fought by girls who cannot escape the fate they bear.

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."

Aniplex of America posted an English-subtitled trailer for Day Break Illusion on Friday.


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