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Funimation Adds The Reflection Anime to Streaming Lineup

posted on 2017-07-21 01:15 EDT by Karen Ressler

Funimation Entertainment has updated its summer streaming lineup to include The Reflection anime. The premiere date and time has not yet been revealed.

The list has also added the following premiere dates:

  • Gamers!, premiering Thursday, July 27 at 4:00 p.m.
  • Convenience Store Boy Friends, premiering Thursday, August 3 at 4:00 p.m. EDT
  • My First Girlfriend is a Gal, premiering Tuesday, August 1 at 4:00 p.m. EDT
  • New Game!!, premiering Tuesday, August 8 at 4:00 p.m. EDT
  • Hina Logic - from Luck & Logic, premiering Monday, July 31 at 4:00 p.m. EDT

The Reflection will premiere on NHK on July 22 at 11:00 p.m. Crunchyroll will stream the anime. The series will have 12 episodes.

Studio DEEN is collaborating with American comic pioneer Stan Lee (Spider-Man, X-Men, Heroman) and his Pow! Entertainment company for the project. Lee is credited with the original work, and Pow! Entertainment and Studio DEEN are credited with the project planning. Hiroshi Nagahama (Mushishi, Flowers of Evil, Detroit Metal City) is co-creating and directing the series at Studio DEEN, and he is also providing the original character designs. Yoshihiko Umakoshi (Casshern Sins, Berserk, Mushi-Shi) is adapting those designs for animation. British music producer and songwriter Trevor Horn is producing the music for the anime. 9nine is also (Star Driver, Magi, My Little Monster) performing the show's ending theme song (the group was earlier credited with performing an insert song for the series).

Other staff members include Koichiro Sohtome (Mushishi episode director, Bokura ga Ita chief director) as series director, Yasuyuki Suzuki (Naruto, Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal) as scriptwriter, Kanako Satō (Love Live! School idol project, Wolf Children) as in-between checker, Hiroko Umezaki (Noragami Aragoto, Flowers of Evil) as color designer, Hisaharu Iijima (Bakemonogatari, And Yet the Town Moves) as art director, and Keiichi Nozaki (Ongaku Shōjo, L/R: Licensed by Royalty) as music director.

Thanks to Bryce Haskell for the news tip.


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