Girly Air Force Anime Reveals Ending Theme Artists, Visual, January 10 Premiere
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official website for Satelight's television anime of Kōji Natsumi's Girly Air Force light novel series revealed the show's new key visual, ending theme artists, and January 10 premiere date on Thursday. The series will premiere on AT-X on January 10 at 11:00 p.m., before airing later that evening on Tokyo MX, BS11, Sun TV, and AbemaTV.
Katsumi Ono (Senki Zesshō Symphogear AXZ, G, and GX; Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's and Arc-V) is directing the series at Satelight, and Shingo Nagai (WorldEnd, New Game!) is overseeing the series scripts. Tōru Imanishi (WorldEnd, Ragnastrike Angels) is adapting Asagi Tōsaka's original character designs for animation, and Imanishi is also serving as chief animation director. Hiroyuki Taiga (Xenosaga: The Animation, Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere) is the mechanical designer and and combat supervisor. "I've Sound" is composing the music.
Run Girls, Run! will perform the show's opening theme song "Break the Blue."
The anime stars:
Yūka Morishima as Gripen
Hitomi Ohwada as Eagle
Shiori Izawa as Phantom
Lynn as Song Ming Wah
Additionally, Ryota Ohsaka stars in the series as Kei Narutani.
In the novels' story, mysterious flying creatures known as Zai suddenly appear, and in order to fight the creatures, mankind creates fighter aircraft called "Daughters," as well as the automatic fighting mechanism "Anima," which are shaped like human girls. The story centers on a young man named Kei Narutani, who yearns to fly in the sky, and an Anima considered to be humanity's trump card, a girl named Gripen.
Natsumi launched the series in 2014, and Kadokawa's Dengeki Bunko imprint published the ninth novel volume on June 9. The 10th novel will ship in January. Asagi Tōsaka provides the illustrations for the novels. Natsumi previously worked on the series composition for Gust's Blue Reflection game.
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