Release the Spyce Smartphone Game Adds New Character, Organization
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official Twitter account for AltPlus and TriFort's Release the Spyce secret fragrance game based on the Release the Spyce original anime revealed a new character for the game on Monday. The character is named Hisui Munechika, and is voiced by Mayu Sagara. The character is part of a new organization of black-suited members in the game called "Nagi no Butai" (The Calm Unit). Takehana Note designed the character.
The game is slated for release for iOS and Android devices in spring 2019. The game's website is currently running a pre-registration campaign.
The anime premiered in Japan on October 6. HIDIVE is streaming the series, and Sentai Filmworks licensed the anime for home video. HIDIVE is also streaming an English dub for the anime. Sentai Filmworks describes the story:
To everyone around her, Momo lives a quiet life of solitude: going to school and keeping to herself. To the members of the private intelligence agency Tsukikage, she is their newest recruit, learning to hone her skills to help fight against a global crime organization. Under the guidance of senior member Yuki, Momo undergoes a series of dangerous, deadly and diabolical training scenarios and missions. With each victory, Momo's confidence in her skills grows but it'll take more than that to help keep not just her home but the world safe.
The project is a collaboration between Yuruyuri manga creator Namori as original character designer and Yuki Yuna Is a Hero creator Takahiro for the original concept and series composition. The anime marks Akira Sato's directorial debut at Lay-duce. Satoshi Ishino is adapting Namori's characters for animation. SORASAKI.F is credited for the original work.
Yukari Anzai, Manami Numakura, Aya Suzaki, Akane Fujita, Aya Uchida, and Yuri Noguchi perform the anime's opening theme song "Supatto! Spy & Spice" and the ending theme song "Hide & Seek" as their respective characters, under the group name Tsukikage.
Meia Mitsuki's Release the Spyce - Naisho no Mission (Secret Mission) manga debuted on January 30, the same day as the announcement for the Release the Spyce anime. The first volume of the manga shipped on September 25 and the second volume will ship on December 27. The manga will also end serialization on December 27.