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Val x Love Anime's Promo Video Reveals October 5 Premiere

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Video also previews Rikako Aida's opening theme song

The official website for the television anime adaptation of Ryousuke Asakura's Val x Love (Ikusa x Koi) manga began streaming the show's main promotional video on Monday. The video reveals that the show will premiere on October 5 at 11:00 p.m. on AT-X, before airing later that night on Tokyo MX, Sun TV, and BS11.

The show stars: (not all name romanizations are confirmed)

Takashi Naoya is (Luck & Logic, Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru, Real Girl) is directing the anime at Hoods Entertainment. Tatsuya Takahashi (The [email protected] Cinderella Girls, Katana Maidens: Toji no Miko, Ms. Koizumi loves ramen noodles) is supervising the series' scripts. Kiyoshi Tateishi (animation director for Ghost In The Shell: The New Movie) is the character designer and chief animation director. TECHNOBOYS PULCRAFT GREEN-FUND (Witch Craft Works, Kakegurui, Skull-face Bookseller Honda-san) is composing the music.

Rikako Aida is performing the opening theme song "for...," and the voice cast members for the anime's nine Valkyrie sisters are performing the ending theme song "Up-Date x Please!!" in groups of three. The ending will have three versions and change every episode. TECHNOBOYS PULCRAFT GREEN-FUND is composing, arranging, and providing the lyrics for the ending song.

Yen Press is publishing the manga in English, and the company describes the first volume:

Gotta flirt to save the world!!
High schooler Takuma Akutsu is terrified of human contact and just wants to live a quite life. Too bad he doesn't have a choice in the matter when nine Valkyrie sisters come barging into his home! They've tasked him with raising their level to fight off the monsters threatening humanity--and how will he do that, exactly...? By gettin' down & dirty to the max!!!

Asakura launched the manga in December 2015.

Source: Val x Love anime's website


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