Trinity Seven Film's New Cast, Story, Title, Visual, February 25 Opening Revealed
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The official website for the upcoming anime film of Kenji Saito and Akinari Nao's Trinity Seven - The Seven Magicians manga revealed the film's new cast members, story, full title, new visual, and February 25 opening on Wednesday. The film is titled Gekijōban Trinity Seven - Yūkyū Toshokan to Renkinjutsu Shōjo (Trinity Seven the Movie - The Eternal Library and the Alchemist Girl).
The film's story begins when Arata inadvertently touches "Hermes Apocrypha," Lilith's Grimoire. Suddenly, he is enveloped by a bright white light, and a girl appears before him. She calls herself Lilim, and treats both Arata and Lilith as her parents. At the same time she appears, something changes in the world. The forbidden Eternal Library awakens. In the Library is sealed the ultimate culmination of Alchemy, the White Demon Lord. The White Demon Lord plots to eliminate Arata and the Trinity Seven to usurp the position of Demon Lord. Bristling with untold power, the White Demon Lord attacks Arata, and triggers a desperate crisis where Arata and the Trinity Seven must save the world in this last battle.
The new cast includes:
Nobunaga Shimazaki as Last Trinity, the head of the Eternal Library, the White Demon Lord. He was brought into existence solely to fight Arata, the Demon Lord candidate. He can cause Breakdown Phenomena, and plots to destroy the world
M.A.O as Anastasia L, who is the one who awakens Last Trinity and tells him to fight Arata. She refers to herself with the masculine personal pronoun "boku."
Yoshino Nanjō as Master Akasha, the principal of the Royal Akasha Academy. Works alongside Anastasia=L.
Yen Press is publishing the original manga in English, and it shipped the sixth volume on August 30. The company describes the series:
Arata Kasuga transfers to the Royal Biblia Academy to solve the mystery of the destruction that is ravaging the world and—more importantly—has stolen his cousin Hijiri from him. It's a tough road that lies ahead of Arata, but nothing's impossible when you have seven beautiful girls—each a master of her own magical art — at your side!
The Trinity Seven TV anime series will get a Blu-ray Disc box re-release in Japan on January 25 that contains all 12 episodes, as well as the anime bundled with the manga's 11th volume.
Hiroshi Nishikiori (I'm Gonna Be An Angel, Azumanga Daioh, A Certain Magical Index) is directing the film at Seven Arcs Pictures. Kenji Saito himself is penning the script, with assistance from Hiroyuki Yoshino (Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, Macross Frontier, Strike the Blood). Shinpei Tomooka (Inukami!, Sekirei) designed the characters for animation, while Yasuhiro Moriki (Majestic Prince, D.Gray-man Hallow) is in charge of creature design. Tomooka is also credited as chief animation director. Akira Otsuka (Dog Days, Mushibugyō, Riddle Story of Devil) is credited with weapon design. TECHNOBOYS PULCRAFT GREEN-FUND is composing the music. Singer-songwriter ZAQ is performing the film's theme song "Last Proof." The song's single will ship on January 25. ZAQ previously performed the opening theme song "Seven Doors" for the television anime series.
Saito and Nao launched the manga in Kadokawa's (Fujimi Shobo's) Monthly Dragon Age magazine in 2011, and Kadokawa shipped the 15th compiled volume on August 9.
The 12-episode television anime series premiered in October 2014, and Crunchyroll streamed the anime as it aired in Japan. Sentai Filmworks released the series with an English dub on Blu-ray Disc and DVD on August 16.