Happy Elements' Last Period: Owari naki Rasen no Monogatari Smartphone Game Gets TV Anime in April
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
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:
- Art Director: Eiji Iwase
- Art Setting: Tsukasa Ohira
- Color Design: Tomomi Andō
- Director of Photography: Yuki Hirose
- Editing: Motoki Niimi
- Sound Effects: Yasumasa Koyama
- Production: Last Period Animation Project
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.
Update: Added opening theme song information.
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