Happy Elements' Last Period: Owari naki Rasen no Monogatari Smartphone Game Gets TV Anime in April

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Natsuki Hanae, Yukari Tamura star in series animated by J.C. Staff

Happy Elements opened a website on Sunday to reveal that its Last Period: Owari naki Rasen no Monogatari (Last Period: The Story of an Endless Spiral) smartphone role-playing game is getting a television anime adaptation that will premiere in April. The anime will air on Tokyo MX, ABC Asahi Broadcasting, and BS11. The below promotional video previews the opening theme song "Yokubari Dreamer" (Greed Dreamer) sung by Natsuki Hanae (Haru) and Yukari Tamura (CHOCO).

The show will star:

Natsuki Hanae as Haru

Yukari Tamura as CHOCO

Mika Kikuchi as Liza

Ayumu Murase as Gajeru

Ai Kakuma as Erika

M.A.O as Campanella

? as Miu

Yamato Kinjo as Gilled

Reina Ueda as Noin

Ai Kayano as Iona

Sayaka Harada as Mizaru

Akari Kitō as Kikazaru

Ayumu Mano as Iwazaru

Shiori Izawa as Guru

Happy Elements is credited with the original work, and whoopin is credited with the character designs. Yoshiaki Iwasaki (Love Hina, Hayate the Combat Butler!!, Miss Monochrome) is directing the anime at J.C. Staff. EGG FIRM is producing. Hideki Shirane (Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?, Hayate the Combat Butler!!) is handling the series composition, and Mika Takahashi (Twin Angels BREAK character designer) is adapting whoopin's designs for animation and serving as chief animation director. Manual of Errors (Magimoji Rurumo, Tamako Love Story) is composing the music at NBCUniversal Entertainment, and Yoshikazu Iwanami (Sword Art Online, Psycho-Pass) is the sound director at Magic Capsule.

Other staff members include:

Happy Elements launched the game in May 2016, and it has more than 5 million downloads. The story takes place in a world where fantastic beasts called "Spirals" are born from isolation. Those who can defeat the beasts are called "Periods." Haru is an apprentice Period who belongs to the Arc End 8th Branch. However, after a mysterious theft incident, there is an economic collapse, and the Arc End headquarters abandons the 8th Division, leaving only three Periods left, including Haru. Haru and the other two Periods start their work to rebuild the 8th Division.

Happy Elements also announced on Wednesday that its Merc Storia -Yujutsushi to Suzu no Shirabe~ smartphone role-playing game is getting an anime adaptation.

Update: Added opening theme song information.

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