Lycoris Recoil, the upcoming original TV anime from studio A-1 Pictures, revealed a new trailer, visual, and a July 2 premiere date. The new promotional video also features the ending theme song “Hana no To” by Sayuri:
The official website in English was launched in February and describes the plot as:
“LycoReco” is a café with a traditional Japanese twist located in downtown Tokyo. But the delicious coffee and sugary sweets are not the only orders this café takes! From delivering packages to short distances, to pick-ups and drop-offs on the lonely streets at night, to zombies and giant monster extermination…?! Whatever your problem, we’re here to help! We will solve any kind of “trouble” you may have!
Waiting for you are the ever-smiling poster girl and the cool, serious newcomer. A petite girl who never wants to work and a young woman approaching thirty who wants to get married. And the manager is a nice guy who’s obsessed with Japan! Whatever your order is, leave it all up to us!
The A-1 Pictures series will be directed by Sword Art Online character designer and animator, Shingo Adachi. The staff for the Lycoris Recoil anime also includes:
- Original work: Spider Lily
- Original story: Asaura
- Assistant Director: Yusuke Maruyama
- Character Designs: Imigimuru
- Chief Animation Director: Koji Shiyoki, Go Suzuki, Yukari Takeuchi, Yumiko Yamamoto
- Art Director: Maiko Ikeda, Hotaka Okamoto
- Music: Shuhei Mutsuki
The voice cast was previously revealed. Shion Wakayama is voicing Takina Inoue, Chika Anzai is Chisato Nishikigi, Misaki Kuno is Kurumi and Ami Koshimizu is voicing Mizuki Nakahara. In addition, Kosuke Sakaki is voicing Mika.
Source: Official Twitter
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