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Lost Song Anime Gets 'New Project'

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Original TV anime premieres on Netflix outside Japan on September 30

A commercial after the final rebroadcast episode of the Lost Song original anime revealed on Saturday that the anime is getting a "new project." The show's staff will hold an event on February 11.

The show's directors Morita and Junpei posted a picture on Twitter on Saturday that said "To Be Continued."

Netflix Japan began streaming the project on March 31, and new episodes streamed weekly on Saturdays. The series also began airing on television in Japan on April 7. Tokyo MX began airing the rebroadcast in July. Netflix will premiere the anime outside of Japan on September 30.

The series is a co-production between LIDEN FILMS and Dwango that ran for 12 episodes. Netflix describes the "fantasy opera's" story:

Rin (Konomi Suzuki), an energetic girl who loves to eat, lives in a verdant frontier village. Deep within the royal palace in the bustling capital city, the songstress Finis (Yukari Tamura) spends her days in solitude. Both share a special power no other person has. A miraculous power that can heal wounds, create water and stir the wind -- the power of song. Guided by destiny, the two young women each face an arduous journey with the power of song. The shadow of war looms over the kingdom, tainting even the miraculous songs with the blood of innocents. Loved ones meet their deaths as silent screams echo through a stone prison. As two destinies intersect, will the final song be one of despair, hope or...?

Junpei and Morita directed the anime and wrote the script. Tomonori Fukuda (Robotics;Notes) provided the original character designs. Deho Gallery provided the background art. The staff also includes Chikara Sakurai as the animation facilitator, Shizue Kaneko as the main character designer, Shuichi Hara and Toshiyuki Fujisawa as sub character designers, Barnstorm Design Labo for design works, Kinichi Okubo as art director, Mineyo Oonishi as color key artist, and Mitsuyoshi Yamamoto as director of photography.

Aki Hata (Ange Vierge, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya theme song lyrics) was in charge of lyrics, and Yūsuke Shirato (The Pet Girl of Sakurasou, Ange Vierge theme song composition) composed the music. 5pb. Records was in charge of music production. Konomi Suzuki performed the opening theme song "Utaeba Soko ni Kimi ga Iru Kara" (If I Sing, You Will Be There). Yukari Tamura performed the show's ending theme song "Tears Echo."

Source: Comic Natalie

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