Conception Anime's New Promo Video Previews Manami Numakura's Ending Theme

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Series based on video game premieres on October 9 with Crunchyroll, Funimation streaming

The official website for Conception, the television anime of Spike Chunsoft's Conception: Ore no Kodomo wo Undekure! (Conception: Please Give Birth to My Child!) game, began streaming the show's ending promotional video on Thursday. The video previews Manami Numakura's ending theme song "Desires."

The anime will premiere on Sun TV and BS11 on October 9 at 25:30 (effectively October 10 at 1:30 a.m.), and it will then premiere on Tokyo MX on October 9 at 25:40 (effectively October 11 at 1:40 a.m.). Crunchyroll will stream the series with English subtitles, and Fuimation will stream an English dub.

The anime stars:

  • Yuuki Ono as Itsuki Yuge
  • Emiri Katō as Mahiru Konatsuki
  • Aya Endo as Aly, the Maiden of Aries
  • Saki Fujita as Femiruna
  • Asami Shimoda as Collette
  • Yukiyo Fujii as Yuzuha
  • Makiko Ohmoto as Ruka
  • Yuriko Yamaguchi as Reone
  • Kazusa Aranami as Falun
  • Riho Sugiyama as Tarua
  • Kana Asumi as Liris and Lirie
  • Sanae Kobayashi as Mirei
  • Eri Kitamura as Sue
  • Yurin as Mana-
  • Kenichirou Matsuda as Shangri-la
  • Daisuke Hirakawa as Narcisstes
  • Ai Kakuma as Aafii

Sugiyama is replacing Momoko Ohara from the game in the role of Tarua.

The story of the game revolves around Itsuki Yūge, a high school student who finds out on the day of his graduation ceremony that his cousin and childhood friend Mahiru is pregnant. Immediately afterward, Itsuki and Mahiru are taken to a magical world called Granvania, which is currently being invaded by monsters. The only people who can fight and exorcise the monsters are the "Star Children," and the Star Children can only be produced by the 12 "Star Maidens." In order to defeat the monsters and return to his own world, Itsuki must father the Star Children with the Maidens.

Keitaro Motonaga (Jormungand both seasons, Date A Live both seasons, Digimon Adventure tri. film series) is directing the anime at GONZO. Yuuko Kakihara (Chihayafuru both seasons, Heaven's Lost Property, Digimon Adventure tri. film series) is handling the series composition, Yousuke Okuda (Is the order a rabbit? both seasons and special, Blend S) is adapting Shinichirou Otsuka's (Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-) original character designs for animation, and Masato Kōda (KonoSuba – God's blessing on this wonderful world!!, Arpeggio of Blue Steel - Ars Nova, Knight's & Magic) is composing the music. Kōda also composed the music for the original game.

Nano is performing the opening theme song "Star light, Star bright."

Spike Chunsoft released the game on the PlayStation Portable in Japan in April 2012.

A sequel game titled Conception II: Shichisei no Michibiki to Mazuru no Akumu launched in Japan for the PlayStation Vita and Nintendo 3DS in August 2013. Atlus USA released the sequel game in North America for both consoles under the title Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars in April 2014. Spike Chunsoft released the game on Steam in August 2016.

Sources: Conception anime's website, MoCa News

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