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TRUE, nano.RIPE Perform Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle TV Anime's Theme Songs

posted on 2015-11-12 04:25 EST
Mutsumi Tamura, Lynn star in TV anime premiering in January 2016

The official website of the the television anime adaptation of writer Senri Akatsuki and illustrator Ayumu Kasuga's (Jōkamachi no Dandelion) Saijaku Muhai no Bahamut (Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle) light novel series announced the anime's theme song singers on Thursday.

TRUE (Maria the Virgin Witch, Sound! Euphonium) will perform the opening theme, while nano.RIPE (Hanasaku Iroha, Humanity Has Declined) will perform the ending theme.

The story of the light novel series revolves around Lux, a former prince of an empire named Arcadia that was overthrown via a rebellion five years earlier. Lux accidentally trespasses in a female dormitory's bathing area, sees the kingdom's new princess Lisesharte naked, and incurs her wrath. Lisesharte then challenges Lux to a Drag-Ride duel. Drag-Rides are ancient armored mechanical weapons that have been excavated from ruins all around the world. Lux used to be called the strongest Drag-Knight, but now he's known as the "undefeated weakest" Drag-Knight because he will absolutely not attack in battle. After his duel with Lisesharte, Lux ends up attending the female-only academy that trains royals to be Drag-Knights.

The show will premiere in Japan in January 2016.

The cast includes (Note: name romanizations are not official):

Mutsumi Tamura as Lux Arcadia
Lynn as Lisesharte Atismata
Yukiyo Fujii as Krulcifer Einfolk
Yurika Kubo as Philuffy Aingram
Risa Taneda as Celistia Ralgris
Ari Ozawa as Airi Arcadia

Masaomi Ando (Gakkō Gurashi!, Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse, White Album 2) is directing the series at Lerche (Assassination Classroom, Monster Musume, Danganronpa The Animation). Yuuko Kakihara (Heaven's Lost Property, Unbreakable Machine-Doll) is handling the series composition, Keiko Kurosawa (Assassination Classroom, Re:_Hamatora) is designing the characters for animation, and Orange (Accel World, Terror in Resonance, Tiger & Bunny) is producing the 3D CG animation.

Akatsuki began the original light novel series under SB Creative's GA Bunko imprint in 2013, and Kadokawa shipped the sixth novel in Japan on June 15.

Fumi Tadauri launched a manga adaptation in Square Enix and GA Bunko's collaborative Gangan GA online magazine last year, and Square Enix published the second compiled volume on June 12. Itsuki Watanabe handles the manga's composition.

[Via MoCa News]


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