Last Period Anime's Promo Video Reveals, Previews Ending Song
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official website for the television anime adaptation of Happy Elements' Last Period: Owari naki Rasen no Monogatari (Last Period: The Story of an Endless Spiral) smartphone role-playing game began streaming a promotional video for the anime on Saturday. The video reveals and previews the anime's ending theme song "Wiseman Theme" by the group Wiseman, composed of voice actresses Sayaka Harada, Akari Kitō, and Ayumu Mano as their characters Mizaru, Kikazaru, and Iwazaru, respectively.
The anime will premiere on Tokyo MX and ABC Asahi Broadcasting on April 11, and on BS11 on April 12. The anime will run for 12 episodes.
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.
Happy Elements' Merc Storia -Yujutsushi to Suzu no Shirabe~ smartphone role-playing game is also getting an anime adaptation.
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