DanMachi (Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon) anime revealed new character designs for Liliruca Arde and Welf Crozzo, that will be used in the upcoming fourth season. Maaya Uchida and Yoshimasa Hosoya are voicing the duo, who is a part of Bell’s close friend circle.
DanMachi Season 4 will begin airing on July 22 of this year. A special promotional video focusing on Bell’s journey so far was revealed over the weekend along with a new key visual and theme songs for the fourth season that include:
- Opening: “Tento” by sajou no hana
- Ending: “Guide” by Saori Hayami
J.C. Staff will be animating the highly anticipated sequel with the following staff:
- Director: Hideki Tachibana
- Series composition: Fujino Omori, Hideki Shirane
- Character designs: Shigeki Kimoto
- Sound director: Jin Aketagawa
- Music: Keiji Inai
The cast is returning, with Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Bell and Inori Minase as Hestia. Ayumi Mano is Cassandra, Akeno Watanabe is Aisha, Wakana Kowaka is Daphne, while Kazuyuki Okitsu and Yuka Iguchi are also returning as Kashida and Hitachi.
Studio J.C. Staff also animated the previous seasons of the anime. The first one aired in the Spring 2015 season, while the second followed in the Summer of 2019. The third season aired in the Fall of 2020, while the OVA came out in 2021. Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon: Arrow of the Orion movie premiered in 2019, and was also animated by J.C. Staff.
The anime is based on a light novel written by Fujino Omori and illustrated by Suzuhito Yasuda. SB Creative has been publishing it under its GA Bunko imprint since 2013. Yen Press licensed the series in English and describes the plot as:
Adventurer Bell Cranell’s life changed forever when he met the goddess Hestia, becoming the first member of her familia. Since then, he’s gone on many adventures, growing much stronger in the process. But when he steps foot into Orario’s pleasure quarter, where Ishtar Familia reigns supreme, he soon finds himself in way over his head… With enemies all around him, he’ll need the help of a beautiful, fox-eared courtesan if he’s to have any hope of making it back home!
Source: Official Twitter, Comic Natalie
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