The upcoming Lycoris Recoil anime revealed a commercial for the opening theme song “ALIVE” by Japanese duo ClariS. The original TV anime will premiere on July 2. A-1 Pictures is animating the series.
ClariS previously performed theme songs for Oreimo, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Nisemonogatari, and more. The Lycoris Recoil anime will be directed by Sword Art Online character designer and animator, Shingo Adachi. The staff for the 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 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!
Source: Official Twitter
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