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Ange Vierge Anime Adds More Cast

posted on 2016-06-20 13:20 EDT by Karen Ressler
Shizuka Itou, Aoi Yūki, Minori Chihara, Kana Hanazawa, Ayane Sakura, Sumire Uesaka, Saori Hayami, Mai Aizawa, Saya Satō

The official website for the television anime of Kadokawa and Sega's Ange Vierge trading card game announced nine additional cast members on Monday. The new cast members include:

Shizuka Itou as Aoi Mikage
Aoi Yūki as Ramiel
Minori Chihara as CodeΩ33 Carene
Kana Hanazawa as CodeΩ46 Xenia
Ayane Sakura as Eins Exaura
Sumire Uesaka as Ageha Sanagi
Saori Hayami as Aurora
Mai Aizawa as Dr. Michael
Saya Satō as Clara

The previously announced cast includes:

Sarah Emi Bridcutt as Nya Lapucea
Yumi Hara as Almaria
Aki Toyosaki as Elel
Minako Kotobuki as Saya Sōgetsu
Rika Tachibana as Code Omega 77 Stella
Yuka Aisaka as Miumi Hinata
Mai Ishihara as Sofina
Yoshiko Ikuta as Ruby
Rie Takahashi as Code Omega 00 Euphiria
Nozomi Yamamoto as Mayuka Sanagi
Yukari Tamura as Amane Ayashiro

The anime will premiere on Tokyo MX, KBS Kyoto, and TV Aichi on July 9. It is also airing on BS Fuji and Sun TV on July 10, and on AT-X on July 14.

The site previously streamed a promotional video for the anime last month.

Text: This world is trying to be lost.
Text: The blue world we live on: Earth.
Text: The black world that controls the night and magic: Darkness Embrace.
Text: The red world that is protected by the gods: Terra Libri Aurora.
Text: The gate that served as the portal, and the five worlds it connected to.
Text: The white world controlled by science and brain waves: System White Egma.
Text: The green world governed by weapons and military: Glynnesert.
Text: It was then that a group of girls with special powers called "Progress" awakened to their powers, called "Exceed."
Text: Because I just know we have more possibilities than this...
Text: Human from the blue world: Saya Sōgetsu
Text: Then I'll be your elder sister!
Text: Vampire from the black world: Almaria
Text: OK! I'm gonna make lots of friends!
Text: Angel from the red world: Elel
Text: That's why I'm calculating my maximum capacity for speed at my strength.
Text: Android from the white world: CodeΩ77Stella
Text: What a pain. Life's not just about a mission you know.
Text: Soldier from the green world: Nya Lapucea
Text: The girls were gathered in the giant academy city "Aoran Academy."
Text: And meet each other.
Text: There is one more α Driver who leads the Progress...
Text: α Driver: Amane Ayashiro
Text: The girls who protect the world Text: Aoran Academy student council president: Miumi Hinata
Text: The extremely logical black witch: Sofina
Text: With the powers the girls obtain, they stand up against the end of the world.
Narrator: Ange Vierge. TV anime starting broadcasts in July 2016.

Two Kadokawa brands, Fujimi Shobo and Media Factory, released the Ange Vierge trading card game in 2013. The story of the card game follows what happens when "Hairō" portals suddenly open, fusing three different worlds together. As a result, various mysterious "Exceed" powers are awakened in teenaged girls. An academy for these so-called "Progress" girls is built on the isolated Seiran Island in the Pacific.

Masafumi Tamura (Modern Magic Made Simple, SoniAni: Super Sonico the Animation) is making his directorial debut with the series, and is also designing the characters. Silver Link (Strike Witches: Operation Victory Arrow, Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya, Non Non Biyori) is producing the animation. Katsuhiko Takayama (ef: a tale of memories, Ga-Rei-Zero, Aldnoah.Zero) is in charge of series composition, and is also penning the scripts. Ryōka, Akio Watanabe (Poyoyon Rock), Kurone Mishima, Tsunako, and Shunsaku Tomose are credited for original character design.

Konomi Suzuki will perform the anime's opening theme song, titled "Love is MY RAIL." The song's single CD is slated for release on August 3. Voice actress unit L.I.N.K.s (Yuka Aisaka, Mai Ishihara, Yoshiko Ikuta, Rie Takahashi, and Nozomi Yamamoto) will perform the ending theme song "Link with U," and the single will ship on August 10.

Source: Ota-Suke


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