Director: Dog Days" Takes Place 3 Months After 2nd Season

posted on 2014-08-29 08:55 EDT
Mamoru Miyano, Nana Mizuki, Yui Horie, more return to star in 3rd season of fantasy anime

Dog Days director Junji Nishimura is revealing in an interview featured in the October issue of Gakken's Megami Magazine that the story of the third season of Dog Days will take place two to three months after the second season during fall vacation.

Shinku and his team will show up every episode, but the regular members on the show will change every episode. The director admitted that although there are already approximately 20 major characters, two or three more will be added. The series will go into depth about the details behind the world of Flonyard, as well as delving deeper into what a hero is.

The magazine also announces the returning cast:

Mamoru Miyano as Shinku Izumi
Yui Horie as Millhiore F. Biscotti
Nana Mizuki as Ricotta Elmar
Ami Koshimizu as Leonmitchelli Galette Des Rois
Mikako Takahashi as Rebecca Anderson
Aoi Yūki as Kuberu E. Pastillage
Ayana Taketatsu as Eclair Martinozzi

Junji Nishimura will direct the series at Seven Arcs Pictures. Osamu Sakata will be designing the characters, while Susumu Akizuki and Yui Isshiki will be providing the music.

The anime will premiere in January 2015.

Masaki Tsuzuki (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha) is credited as the original creator of the Dog Days franchise. The studio Seven Arcs (Asura Cryin', Sekirei, Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha) animated the first two seasons that premiered in 2011 and 2012. In the story, Princess Millhiore (Yui Horie) of the Biscotti Republic decides to summon a brave warrior from an alternate world to defend her country from the neighboring fiefdom of Galette. The "brave warrior" turns out to be a boy named Shinku (Mamoru Miyano) from modern-day Japan.

Crunchyroll streamed both seasons of the anime in various countries as they aired in Japan.

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