Lostorage incited WIXOSS TV Anime's Ad Notes October 7 Premiere
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The staff for the WIXOSS trading card game franchise debuted a commercial for this fall's Lostorage incited WIXOSS television anime on Wednesday. The commercial notes that the anime will premiere on BS11 on October 7 at 0:30 (effectively, October 8 at 12:30 a.m.), followed by the Tokyo MX, Sun TV, and KBS Kyoto channels.
This year's October issue of Shueisha's Ultra Jump magazine additionally revealed on Saturday that LRIG and illustrator nini will launch the temporarily titled Lostorage incited WIXOSS: Hissatsu Honest (Lostorage incited WIXOSS: Certain Kill Honest) manga in the November issue, which ships on October 19.
"The curtains rise on a new selector battle" that will determine the fates of two girls named Suzuko and Chinatsu. The anime will feature a brand-new cast. (Some of the character name Romanizations have not yet been confirmed.)
- Chinami Hashimoto as Suzuko Homura
- Yuka Iguchi as Chinatsu Morikawa
- Shizuka Itou as Lil
- Hisako Kanemoto as Mel
- Shiori Izawa as Nanashi
- Yurika Kubo as Hanna Mikage
- Kazuyuki Okitsu as Shō Narumi
- Shinsuke Sugawara as Shōhei Shirai
- Yuri Yamaoka as Aaya
- Aya Suzaki as Dōna
- Saori Goto as Guzuko
- Junji Majima as Sō Sumida
- Natsumi Hioka as Rio Oshiba
- Asuka Nishi as Kagari Yukino
- Hitomi Nabatame as Yukime
- Yūichi Nakamura as Satomikō
Katsushi Sakurabi (Flying Witch, Lunar Legend Tsukihime) is the new director at J.C. Staff, and Michihiro Tsuchiya (Major, PriPara) is taking over series scripts. Takamitsu Satou is adapting Yomi Sarachi's original character designs for anime, and Hitoto* is credited with Lil's original character designs. Asuka Hino and Shingo Fukuyo are returning as a color key artist and director of photography, respectively. Also returning are editor Masahiro Goto (REAL-T) and sound effects artist Yasumasa Koyama. Takayuki Yamaguchi is handling sound recording adjustment. Yoshikazu Iwanami is directing the sound, and Maiko Iuchi is composing the music. Tomo Yamaguchi is credited as "WIXOSS supervisor."
Yuka Iguchi is also singing the opening theme song "Lostorage." Singer Cyua is returning to perform the ending theme song "undeletable."
The toy and game maker Takara Tomy launched the WIXOSS (pronounced like "wi-cross") card game in April 2014. The Selector Infected Wixoss anime series also premiered that month, followed by a second season, Selector Spread Wixoss, in October of that same year. The Selector Destructed WIXOSS anime film then opened in Japan this past February.
North American anime distributor FUNimation Entertainment streamed both of the previous television anime seasons as they aired in Japan. Funimation then released the first season on DVD and Blu-ray Disc in September 2015, and released the second season on DVD and Blu-ray Disc in June.