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Princess Principal Original TV Anime Revealed With Cast, Staff, Promo Video, Summer 2017 Debut

posted on by Kevin Yuan
Spy action series set in London follows 5 girls; smartphone game also in development

The Princess Principal Project unveiled a website on Friday to announce Princess Principal, an original television anime series set to premiere in Japan this summer. The website began streaming a promotional video for the series and revealed the anime's synopsis, cast and staff, and character designs.

The "spy action" series follows five girls in 19th century London, a city within the Albion Kingdom divided into east and west by a large wall. The girls serve as undercover spies enrolled as students at the prestigious Queen's Mayfair school. The girls make use of their individual abilities to remain active in the underground world of disguise, espionage, infiltration, and car chases.

The announced cast includes:

Ayaka Imamura (Absolute Duo's Miyabi, Hundred's Meimei) as Angie, a quiet and brusque girl who possesses strong artistic abilities
Akira Sekine (Aikatsu!'s Miyabi, Tanaka-kun is Always Listless's Miyo-chan) as Princess, the popular and gentle princess of the Albion Kingdom
Yō Taichi (ERASED's Kenya, Love Lab's Sayori) as Dorothy, Angie's partner and the group's leader who excels in driving and shooting
Akari Kageyama (Himouto! Umaruchan's Nana, Crane Game Girls Galaxy's Rei) as Beatrice, a noble girl who feels strong respect and affection for Princess for saving her life
Nozomi Furuki (Barakamon's Miwa, High School Fleet's Shima) as Chise, a Japanese exchange student who excels in swordsmanship

Masaki Tachibana (Barakamon, .hack//Quantum) is directing the series at Studio 3Hz and Actas. Ichiro Okouchi (Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress) is in charge of the series composition and is also writing the scripts. Kouhaku Kuroboshi (Kino's Journey, Sky Girls) is designing the original characters, and Yukie Akiya (Celestial Method, Code:Breaker) is adapting the characters for animation and is also serving as a co-chief animation director for the series. Yuki Kajiura (Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Fate/Zero) is composing the music.

Other staff members include:

A smartphone game titled Princess Principal Game of Mission is also in development. Preregistration for the game will begin on June 30.

Source: MoCa News

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