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Little Busters! Refrain Anime's TV Spot Aired

posted on by Sarah Nelkin
Second anime adapting Key's Little Busters! video games to premiere on October 5

A TV spot for the Little Busters! Refrain anime began airing on Japanese television on Saturday. The ad features the opening theme song, "Boys be Smile" by Suzuyu, and the character Riki (voiced by Yui Horie) says, “Everything that was stopped for so long... Starts here now.”

Director Yoshiki Yamakawa and assistant director Chikara Sakurai will be directing the anime at animation studio J.C. Staff from scripts by Michiru Shimada. In addition, Haruko Iizuka is adapting Itaru Hinoue and Na-Ga's original character designs for the anime. The original cast for the first season of Little Busters! will be returning to voice their roles, with the exception of Mio, whose original voice actress from the visual novels will be returning to voice her.

The final episode of the original Little Busters! television anime series ended in April with a teaser video for Little Busters! Refrain. "Refrain" is the name of the last scenario that is unlocked when players complete the six heroines' scenarios in Key's original Little Busters! visual novel.

Key, an adult game brand of Visual Art's, released the original romance adventure game for personal computers in 2007, and it has since been ported to the PlayStation 2, PSP, and PS Vita platforms.

Crunchyroll streamed the original Little Busters! television anime series as it aired, and Sentai Filmworks will release the series on both DVD and Blu-ray Disc. An anime adaptation of the Little Busters! EX video game was also green-lit earlier this month.

The anime will premiere on Japanese television in October.

Via Nicotube Anime

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