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Atelier Escha & Logy Anime's 2nd Promo Previews Opening's Instrumental (Updated)

posted on by Sarah Nelkin
Voice of Escha, Rie Murakawa, sings "Asuiro" opening theme for April 10 anime

The second promotional video for the anime of Gust's Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky (Escha & Logy no Atelier: Tasogare no Sora no Renkinjutsushi) PlayStation 3 video game debuted at the AnimeJapan 2014 event on Saturday. The video features the instrumental version of the anime's opening theme, “Asuiro” (Color of Tomorrow) by Rie Murakawa, voice of heroine Escha.

The cast remains unchanged from the game:

Rie Murakawa as Escha Malier

Kaito Ishikawa as Logix “Logy” Ficsario

Asami Seto as Wilbell Voll-Erslied

Mariya Ise as Nio Altugle

Ami Koshimizu as Linca

Kana Ueda as Marion Quin

Hibiku Yamamura as Chrone

Kana Akutsu as Flameu

Mariko Honda as Lucille

Kenji Akabane as Awin Sidelet

Chiharu Kitaoka as Threia Hazelgrimm

Yasunori Matsutani as Reyfer Luckberry

Tomo Muranaka as Micie Sun Mussemburg

Chihiro Uno as Quartra

Yoshiaki Iwasaki (The Familiar of Zero, Love Hina) is directing the anime at Studio Gokumi (Saki - The Nationals, Kin-iro Mosaic) from scripts by Tatsuhiko Urata, Tatsuya Takahashi (The Everyday Tales of a Cat God, and Kin-iro Mosaic), Yoriko Tomita (Oreshura). Keiya Nakano (Ghastly Prince Enma Burning Up, Tiger & Bunny episode animation director) is designing the characters for the anime, and is also serving as animation director.

The anime will premiere on April 10.

Gust shipped Escha & Logy no Atelier: Tasogare no Sora no Renkinjutsushi for PlayStation 3 in Japan on June 27. Los Angeles-based game company acttil confirmed on behalf of Tecmo KOEI America that Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky will be released in North America this year. The company acttil describes the story:

This world has gone through many Dusks, and is slowly nearing its end. Within this world, in the western reaches of the "Land of Dusk," there was a nation that prospered thanks to its use of alchemy. There, in order to survive the eventual arrival of the "Dusk End," the people devoted their efforts to rediscover and recreate lost alchemic technologies. Rediscovered technology from the past era was gathered in the alchemy research city known as "Central," where research was conducted on how to halt the advance of the twilight. One of the heroes is a young man who researched alchemy in Central, the other a girl living in a small town on the frontier. This girl's name is Escha. In the process of using her knowledge of ancient alchemy to help others, she was assigned to the Development Department. The young man's name is Logy. Having learned the newest alchemic techniques in Central, he requested a transfer to this understaffed town to make use of his abilities, and meets Escha when he is assigned to the Development Department as well. The two make a promise to use their alchemy together, and bring success to the Development Department.

Update: Embedded new video from Mainichi Shimbun since old video became unavailable.

Thanks to Maxim Firsov for the embedded video

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