Chain Chronicle Anime's Promo, Cast, Staff, 3-Part Theatrical Screenings Revealed

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1st "chapter" debuts on December 3; Akira Ishida, Ayane Sakura, Maaya Uchida, more cast

Sega unveiled a promotional video, cast, and staff for the Chain Chronicle: Haecceitas no Hikari (Chain Chronicle: The Light of Haecceitas) television anime adaptation of its Chain Chronicle smartphone game during the "Kizuna no Daikansha Sai" third anniversary event for the game on Sunday.

The anime will have three "chapters," which screen in a two-week limited engagement for each chapter. The first debuts on December 3, the second on January 14, and the third on February 11. The television anime series will then air later.

The cast includes:

Akira Ishida as Yuri

Ayane Sakura as Phina

Maaya Uchida as Pirika

Ishida played an unnamed hero character in the previous anime shorts, while Ayane Sakura and Maaya Uchida reprise their roles from the shorts. The characters of Cain, Marina, Mishidia, Juliana, and Kiki previously appeared in the shorts, but had different voice actors.

Masashi Kudo (Kyō no Asuka Show, Hayate the Combat Butler! Cuties, Ikki Tousen: Extravaganza Epoch) is directing the anime at Telecom Animation Film and Graphinica. Touko Machida (Allison & Lillia, The [email protected], Chaika the Coffin Princess) is supervising the scripts. Masashi Kudo (Bleach, MAOYU, Hayate the Combat Butler! Cuties) is designing the characters, and Daisuke Jinba (Kannagi: Crazy Shrine Maidens, Kimi ni Todoke - From Me to You, anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day) is in charge of art direction. Masato Kōda (Arpeggio of Blue Steel - Ars Nova, Maria the Virgin Witch, KonoSuba – God’s blessing on this wonderful world!!) is composing the music, and Shōji Hata (Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal, Fairy Tail, One-Punch Man) is in charge of sound direction. Takeo Ogiwara (Princess Tutu, Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo, Penguindrum) is director of photography.

Sega previously streamed a pilot film for the anime last December.

A series of eight five-minute theatrical anime shorts already had limited screenings in five theaters in Japan in September 2014.

Source: Animate Times

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