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Azur Lane: New Short TV Anime to Premiere in January 2021

The Azur Lane franchise announced that their new short format television anime series “Azur Lane: Bisoku Zenshin!” will begin in January 2021.

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The exciting news was shared through their official website and Twitter account.

The announcement of the release date was accompanied by a promotional video on the franchise’s Youtube channel.

Azur Lane: New Short TV Anime Announces Release Date
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Yostar Pictures is producing the work in collaboration with studio CANDY BOX and Yokohama Animation Lab is credited with production cooperation.

A.I.R announced the upcoming series’ details on their Twitter account as well.

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According to the latest trailer, the new series will bring back characters from the previous series.

The new short TV anime series depicts the daily lives of the ship girls, our main characters.

Here’s the list of Azur Lane’s characters returning for the new short format series:

CharacterNameFamous Works
JavelinNozomi YamaneYurikuma Arashi
AyanamiYō TaichiAkame ga KILL!
LaffeyMaria NaganawaCells at Work!
Z23Rika AbeLove Live! The School Idol Movie
AkashiSumire UesakaLapis Re: LiGHTs
BaltimoreMinami TakahashiBlack Clover
Prinz Eugen  Ayane SakuraAce of Diamond Act II

Here’s a list of the crew working on the Azur Lane: Bisoku Zenshin! series: 

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DirectionMasato JinboChaos; Child
ScreenwritingYū SatōKiratto PriChan
Character DesignHiromitsu Hagiwara(Nozo × Kimi)
Animation DirectionHagiwara and Kengo SaitōSSSS.Gridman
Music CompositionSHADEMiru Tights

The opening theme of the series is being performed by Emi Nitta and the song is titled, “Longing for!”. 

Yui Sakakibara is performing another theme song titled “Mahiru-iro Siesta” (Midday-colored Siesta).

Azur Lane has come a long way since 2017, back when it was just a side-scrolling shoot ’em up video game made by Chinese developers Shanghai Manjuu and Xiamen Yongshi. The game was available for both iOS and Android operating systems.

About Azur Lane

The Azur Lane game is set in an alternate timeline of World War II where players engage in side-scrolling shooter gameplay. The players take on female moe anthropomorphic characters based off of the warships from the war’s major contenders.

The story of Azur Lane: Bisoku Zenshin! tv series will showcase the returning characters of Javelin, Ayanami, Laffey, Z23, Akashi, and Baltimore.

The short slice-of-life anime series focuses on the main characters and their daily routine.

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