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Date A Live V Anime's New Promo Video Focuses on Mio Takamiya

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Anime premiered on April 10, streams on Crunchyroll

Kadokawa began streaming a third promotional video "SIDE:Mio Takamiya" for the Date A Live V television anime on Monday.

The anime premiered at April 10. Crunchyroll is streaming the anime as it airs and is also streaming an English dub.

The anime's new cast includes Aya Endō as Mio Takamiya, a beautiful young girl who is a mysterious existence. She has a connection to Shido's past.

The anime's returning staff from the fourth season includes:

The first season of the Date A Live television anime adaptation aired 12 episodes and premiered in 2013. The second season aired 10 episodes and premiered in 2014. Funimation streamed the first and second seasons as they aired in Japan. The company also released the first season on Blu-ray Disc and DVD in June 2014 with an English dub, and released the second season on Blu-ray Disc and DVD in March 2016. The Gekijōban Date A Live: Mayuri Judgment anime film opened in Japan in August 2015.

The third season premiered in January 2019 and aired for 12 episodes. Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired, and Funimation offered a simuldub. The anime's fourth season premiered in April 2022. Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired, and it is also streaming an English dub. The anime was originally slated to premiere in October 2021, but was then delayed to April 2022 for "various reasons."

Koushi Tachibana launched the original light novel series in March 2011 with illustrations by Tsunako. Kadokawa's Fantasia Bunko imprint published the 22nd and final volume in March 2020. Yen Press is releasing the novels in English.

The light novels have inspired several manga and video games.

Yuichiro Higashide's Date A Live Fragment: Date A Bullet spinoff novels inspired a two-part theatrical anime adaptation in 2020.

Source: Press release

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