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Daisuki to Stream Long Riders!, Magic of Stella, March comes in like a lion, Occultic;Nine Anime

posted on 2016-09-30 13:33 EDT
Also: Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans 2nd season

Internet streaming service Daisuki announced on Friday that it will stream Long Riders!, Magic of Stella, March comes in like a lion, Occultic;Nine, and Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans season 2 for the fall 2016 season. Long Riders! and Magic of Stella will be exclusive to Daisuki in all available territories. Daisuki also announced that it will stream Touken Ranbu Hanamaru in some parts of Europe, but not with English subtitles.

Daisuki is also streaming the WWW.WAGNARIA!! (WWW.WORKING) and Cardfight!! Vanguard G NEXT anime for the fall season.

Long Riders! will premiere at 10:30 a.m. EDT on October 8 for the United States, Canada, and most of Europe. (The series will premiere on October 15 for France and Belgium.) Daisuki premium members in the United States and Canada will be able to watch the show one week before free users.

The stream will be available in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Monaco, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine, Vatican City, Yugoslavia, Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden.

Taishi Miyake's original manga follows Ami Kurata, a first year college student with no special qualities. One day she happens to notice someone riding a folding bike, immediately falls in love with it, and uses all her savings to buy one. She eventually gets introduced to the world of long-distance bicycling and road racer bikes, and she forms a cycling team called Fortuna with four other female college students from the same school. Their goal is to ride in a "brevet" or long-distance event called "Fresh."

Actas (Girls und Panzer, Moetan) is handling the animation production for the anime adaptation. Tatsuya Yoshihara (Monster Musume, Yatterman Night, Muromi-san) is directing the anime, while Natsuko Takahashi (My Love Story!!, Yuyushiki, Tokyo Magnitude 8.0) is in charge of series composition. Jiemon Futsuzawa (Psycho-Pass 2 episode animation director) is designing the characters.

Magic of Stella will premiere on October 10 at 10:30 a.m. EDT in all territories except France and Belgium, where it will premiere on October 17. The anime will premiere on October 3 in Japan.

The stream will be available in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Monaco, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine, Vatican City, Yugoslavia, Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden.

The "high school girls x dōjin games" story follows Tamaki Honda, a first-year high school girl who joins a somewhat peculiar "SNS-Bu" circle that makes dōjin (self-published) games.

Shinya Kawatsura (Non Non Biyori, Tanaka-kun is Always Listless) is directing the anime at studio SILVER LINK. Fumihiko Shimo (Myriad Colors Phantom World, Clannad) is handling series composition and Hideki Furukawa (Invaders of the Rokujyōma!?, WATAMOTE) is designing the characters.

March comes in like a lion will premiere at 12:00 a.m. JST on October 9 in Europe and 12:00 a.m. JST on October 16 (11:00 a.m. EDT on October 15) in North and Central America. The series will not be available in German, French, and Italian-speaking countries.

The story of Chika Umino's March comes in like a lion manga follows a solitary shōgi player named Rei and his relationships with a neighboring family. He becomes acquainted with Akari, and two young girls, Hinata and Momo, who also have have a large number of cats.

Akiyuki Simbo (Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Bakemonogatari) is directing the anime at SHAFT. Nobuhiro Sugiyama (ef: a tale of memories, Arakawa Under the Bridge, Nisekoi - False Love) is designing the characters for animation. Seiki Tamura (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, K-ON!, Mr. Osomatsu) is credited for art direction, while Yasuhiro Nakura (Nekomonogatari (Black), Monogatari Series Second Season, Hanamonogatari key animation) is credited for art setting. Yukari Hashimoto (Toradora!, Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun, Mr. Osomatsu) is composing the music, while Toshiki Kameyama (Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei, Nisekoi - False Love, KanColle) is the sound director.

Occultic;Nine will premiere at 1:00 a.m. JST on October 9 in Europe and 1:00 a.m. JST on October 16 (12:00 p.m. EDT on October 15) in North and Central America. The series will not be available in German, French, and Italian-speaking countries.

Occultic;Nine is the first light novel series by MAGES. head Chiyomaru Shikura (Steins;Gate). The "paranormal science" story follows nine idiosyncratic individuals, linked by the "Chōjō Kagaku Kirikiri Basara" occult summary blog run by 17-year-old second-year high school student Yūta Gamon. Little incongruities that occur around these nine eventually lead to a larger, unimaginable event that may alter what is considered common sense in this world.

Kyōhei Ishiguro (Lance N' Masques) is directing the anime with assistant director Miyuki Kuroki at A-1 Pictures, and MAGES. and To-Jumpei Morita (Nobunaga Concerto episode director) are credited with supervising the series scripts. Tomoaki Takase is adapting pako's original character designs from the novel series for animation, and Kouta Michishita is designing the props. Yoshinori Shiozawa is credited with the art design, and Hisayo Usui is the art director. Kazuko Nakashima is the color key artist. Yoshihiro Sekiya is the director of photography, and Ryūta Ono is directing the 3D animation. Akinori Mishima is editing. Jin Aketagawa is directing the sound, and Masaru Yokoyama is composing the music.

The second season of Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans will premiere streaming worldwide outside of Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, and Mainland China at 6:30 a.m. EDT on October 2.

The 25-episode first season premiered in Japan last October. Daisuki, Gundam.Info, and Hulu streamed the series as it aired. Crunchyroll and Funimation streamed new episodes one week after they aired. Adult Swim's Toonami block began airing the anime with an English dub in June.

Tatsuyuki Nagai is helming the show at Sunrise, with Mari Okada handling series composition. Yu Ito (Shut Hell, Imperial Guards) drew the original character designs, while Michinori Chiba (Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Mobile Suit Gundam AGE) designed the characters for animation. Naohiro Washio, Kanetake Ebikawa, Ippei Gyōbu, Kenji Teraoka, and Tamotsu Shinohara are designing the mechas for the show. Kusanagi is in charge of art design, and Masaru Yokoyama is composing the music.


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