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Lapis Re:LiGHTs Anime's New Promo Video Highlights Sugar Pockets, LiGHTs

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Idol series premieres on July 4

The official Twitter account for KLab Games and Kadokawa's "Magic x Idol" mixed-media project Lapis Re:LiGHTs revealed a new promotional video on Saturday that highlights the in-franchise idol groups Sugar Pockets and LiGHTs.

Previous videos highlighted the idol groups supernova, Kono Hana wa Otome, IV KLORE and Sadistic★Candy.

The anime will premiere on July 4 at 10:00 p.m. on Tokyo MX and BS11.

20 cast members in six of the project's units perform the opening "Watashi-tachi no Startrail" (Our Startrail) as the group Lapis Re:LiGHTs Stars. One of the units, LiGHTs, performs the ending theme song "Planetarium." The single with both songs will ship on July 8.

The theme of the project is in its full title, Lapis Re:LiGHTs ~Kono Sekai no Idol wa Mahō ga Tsukaeru~ (The idols in this world can use magic). "Asa no Hajime" is writing the scenario, and U35 is designing the characters. Yoshitaka Murayama is collaborating on the worldview setting, and Zuji is providing concept art.

The anime will star:


  • Yukari Anzai as Tiara
  • Risa Kubota as Rosetta
  • Live Mukai as Lavie
  • Iori Saeki as Ashley
  • Mizuki Yamamoto as Lynette


  • Hazuki Hoshino as Emilia
  • Tomomi Mineuchi as Alpha
  • Yū Sasahara as Salsa
  • Yōko Nakayama as Garnet

Kono Hana wa Otome (This Flower Is a Maiden)

  • Rina Honizumi as Nadeshiko
  • Arisa Suzuki as Tsubaki
  • Yūko Ōno as Kaede

Sugar Pockets

  • Yukimi Hayase as Ratura
  • Seka Hirose as Champe
  • Hikaru Akao as Maryberry


  • Yuka Amemiya as Angelica
  • Risae Matsuda as Lucifer


  • Yū Sakuragi as Yue
  • Saeko Oku as Mille Feuille
  • Haruka Itou as Fiona


  • Kana Hanazawa as Eliza
  • Yoshino Nanjō as Chloe
  • Yuka Amemiya as Angers
  • Sumire Uesaka as Camilla
  • Ayane Sakura as Yuzuriha

Hiroyuki Hata (Kamichu!, Recently, my sister is unusual.) is directing the anime at Yokohama Animation Lab. Kasumi Tsuchida (Nekopara) and Hajime Asano (Mayo Chiki! light novel author) are overseeing the series scripts. Taro Ikegami (Gamers!) is the character designer and chief animation director. Satoshi Hōno (Demon Lord, Retry!, Aggretsuko) is composing the music.

The franchise also includes plans for a smartphone role-playing game, novels, live events, and a manga by artist Hiroichi (High School DxD: Asia & Koneko's Secret Contract!?) and Shingo Nagai.

Source: Lapis Re:LiGHTs project's YouTube channel via Ota-Suke

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