Crunchyroll to Stream Unlimited Fafnir Anime

posted on by Karen Ressler
Series about many superpowered girls and one superpowered boy to premiere January 10

Crunchyroll announced on Wednesday that it will stream the anime based on Tsukasa's Unlimited Fafnir (Jūō Mujin no Fafnir) light novel series as it airs in Japan. The first episode will premiere on January 10 at 11:00 p.m. EST for members and one week later for free users. Streaming times for subsequent episodes will be announced later.

The stream will be available in the United States, Central and South America (including the Caribbean), the United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, New Zealand, and Australia.

Keizou Kusakawa (Asura Cryin', Dog Days, Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha The MOVIE 1st, Ro-Kyu-Bu!) is serving as chief director with Jun Takahashi (episode director on Cromartie High School, Otogi Zoshi, The Prince of Tennis) directing at Diomedea. Shōko Yasuda is designing the characters, and Satoki Iida is directing the sound. Nippon Columbia is producing the music.

TRUSTRICK will perform the opening theme "Flying Fafnir."Iris Freyja and Mitsuki Mononobe's voice actresses Rina Hidaka and Manami Numakura will perform the ending theme "Ray of Bullet" as their characters.

The cast includes:

Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (The [email protected], Sword Art Online) as Yū Mononobe

Rina Hidaka (Heaven's Memo Pad, Tamako Love Story) as Iris Freyja

Manami Numakura (The [email protected], Black Rock Shooter) as Mitsuki Mononobe

Hisako Kanemoto (Knights of Sidonia, Durarara!!×2) as Lisa Highwalker

Kana Hanazawa (Deadman Wonderland, Psycho-Pass) as Firill Crest

Sora Tokui (Robotics;Notes, Love Live! School idol project) as Ariella Lu

Fumiko Uchimura (Riddle Story of Devil) as Ren Miyazawa

Ayane Sakura (The Eccentric Family, Love Lab) as Tear Lightning

  • Marina Inoue (Attack on Titan, Gurren Lagann) as Kili Surt Muspelheim
  • Saori Hayami (Bakuman., Oreimo) as Honoka Tachikawa
  • Rikako Yamaguchi (Devil Survivor 2 The Animation, Hiiro no Kakera - The Tamayori Princess Saga) as Haruka Shinomiya
  • Nobuyuki Hiyama (Genshiken, Kill la Kill) as Loki

In the "unlimited school battle action" story, the world was transformed by the sudden appearance of monsters known collectively as dragons. Before long, girls known as "D" were born with the dragons' powers. A boy named Yuu Mononobe is the world's only male "D," although his existence is kept secret. He is forced to enroll into Midgar, a school for "D" girls, where he see a female student Iris naked. Moreover, he is reunited with his long-separated little sister Mitsuki.

Tsukasa published the first novel volume with illustrations by Riko Korie (Tsuki Tsuki!) last year. Saburouta (Citrus, Chōkyō Kareshi) launched a manga adaptation in Kodansha's good! Afternoon magazine in March.

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