News Chaika - The Coffin Princess Anime's 2nd Season Previewed in Promo
posted on 2014-08-14 04:43 EDT by Sarah Nelkin
The official website for the Chaika – The Coffin Princess (Hitsugi no Chaika) anime project adapting Ichiro Sasaki's original novels updated on Thursday, and began streaming a promotional video for the anime's second TV anime season, Hitsugi no Chaika AVENGING BATTLE. The video features the anime's opening theme song, “Shikkoku o Nuritsubuse” (Paint Out the Jet Black).
Tohru: I am steel, and as steel, I do not flinch. As steel, I do not waver. When I encounter an enemy pursuer, without a single shred of hesitation, I am the madness that will destroy them. Blood and iron!
Text: A boy meets Chaika, the coffin princess, and he finds a reason to live once again.
Text: A Saboteur who travels with his master, Chaika - Tohru Acura
Text: Tohru's step-sister, also a Saboteur - Akari Acura
Text: A dragoon who lost her master - Fredrica
Text: A princess who carries a coffin - Chaika Travant
Text: An empress without a country, Chaika.
Text: Her goal is to gather the body parts of her father, the Forbidden Emperor.
Chaika: The shocking truth... The great truth!
Text: A fate revolving around the multiple Chaikas
Chaika: Who... Am I...?
Chaika: Feelings, pierce through. No matter the ending that is waiting...
Text: The battles begin again!?
Chaika: Tohru, Akari, Fredrica, and my journey finally reaches the climax! Watch till the end! Definitely! Hitsugi no Chaika AVENGING BATTLE. Starting broadcasts in October!
The website notes that the anime will feature the return of Junji Majima as Tohru Acura, Chika Anzai as Chaika Travant, Yuko Hara as Akari Acura, and Chiwa Saito as Frederica.
Soichi Masui (Scrapped Princess) is returning to direct the anime at Bones with series composition by Touko Machida (Tears to Tiara). Nobuhiro Arai (Honey and Clover key animation) will design the characters for the series, while Seikou Nagaoka (Pretty Rhythm Aurora Dream) is composing the soundtrack. The voice actress unit coffin princess comprising of Anzai, Yui Makino, and Saeko Zogo will return to perform the ending theme song, "Watashi wa Omae no Naka ni Iru" (I Am Inside of You).
The remainder of the staff is as follows:
Planning/Executive Producer: Takeshi Yasuda
Concept Design/Mechanical Design: Fumihiro Katagai
Sub-Character Design/Prop Design: Ryo Hirata
Feira Design: Takuhito Kusanagi
Animation Directors: Nobuhiro Arai, Masahiro Suwa
Assistant Director: Takahiro Komori
Art Setting: Kazushige Kanehira
Art Director: Kouji Okamoto
Color Key: Reiko Iwasawa
Director of Photography: Hikaru Fukuda
Editing: Masahiro Goto
Sound Director: Masafumi Mima
Music Production: Flying Dog
Music Producer: Shiro Sasaki
Producer: Jun'ichirō TAMURA
Animation Producer: Makoto Watanabe
The website also posted a new key visual:
The anime will premiere on Japanese television in October.