Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle TV Anime's Premiere Date, Theme Song Titles, Character Visuals Unveiled
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official website of 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 unveiled the anime's January 11 premiere date, theme song titles, character visuals, and additional staff on Thursday.
TRUE (Maria the Virgin Witch, Sound! Euphonium) will perform the opening theme "Hiryū no Kishi" (Knight of the Flying Dragon), while nano.RIPE (Hana-Saku Iroha, Humanity Has Declined) will perform the ending theme "Lime Tree."
The cast includes:
Lynn as Lisesharte Atismata
Yukiyo Fujii as Krulcifer Einfolk
Yurika Kubo as Philuffy Aingram
Risa Taneda as Celistia Ralgris
Ari Ozawa as Airi Arcadia
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.
Masaomi Andō (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.
The additional staff includes:
- Chief Animation Directors: Keiko Kurosawa/Mayuka Itou
- Prop Design: Tomohito Hirose
- Art Design: Iho Narita (Kusanagi)
- Art Director: Kuniaki Nemoto (Kusanagi)
- Color Key: Mio Takekawa
- Director of Photography: Naoki Seizawa
- Editing: Morita Editing Room
- Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa
- Sound Effects: Yasumasa Koyama
- Sound Production: Magic Capsule
- Music: Akito Matsuda
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 third compiled volume on October 14. Itsuki Watanabe handles the manga's composition.