A new original anime by studio A-1 Pictures has been announced for 2022, titled Lycoris Recoil. Shingo Adachi, who previously worked as character designer and chief animation director in Sword Art Online, will direct the anime. It will also make for his directorial debut, and you can check out the announcement video below:
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There is also a key visual:
The video previews the staff and cast, as well as some of their previous work.
- Director: Shingo Adachi (Sword Art Online & Working!! – Character Design and Chief Animation Director)
- Original Story: Asaura (Ben-To – Author)
- Character Design: Imigimuru (This Art Club Has a Problem! – Author)
- Production: A-1 Pictures (Sword Art Online)
Meanwhile, the cast includes:
- Chisato Nishikigi: Chika Anzai (Chisa in Grand Blue, Reina in Hibike! Euphonium, Hanabi in Scum’s Wish)
- Takina Inoue: Shion Wakayama (Destiny in Takt.op Destiny, Yume in SSSS.Dynazenon)
Lycoris Recoil is another anime to look forward to in 2022, which already has a lot of exciting titles.
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Source: AniplexUSA Twitter, Lycoris Recoil Twitter & Website