The Azur Lane franchise announced that their new short format television anime series “Azur Lane: Bisoku Zenshin!” will begin in January 2021.
The announcement of the release date was accompanied by a promotional video on the franchise’s Youtube channel.
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.
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:
|Javelin||Nozomi Yamane||Yurikuma Arashi|
|Ayanami||Yō Taichi||Akame ga KILL!|
|Laffey||Maria Naganawa||Cells at Work!|
|Z23||Rika Abe||Love Live! The School Idol Movie|
|Akashi||Sumire Uesaka||Lapis Re: LiGHTs|
|Baltimore||Minami Takahashi||Black Clover|
|Prinz Eugen||Ayane Sakura||Ace of Diamond Act II|
Here’s a list of the crew working on the Azur Lane: Bisoku Zenshin! series:
|Miru Tights||Miru Tights||Miru Tights|
|Direction||Masato Jinbo||Chaos; Child|
|Screenwriting||Yū Satō||Kiratto PriChan|
|Character Design||Hiromitsu Hagiwara||(Nozo × Kimi)|
|Animation Direction||Hagiwara and Kengo Saitō||SSSS.Gridman|
|Music Composition||SHADE||Miru 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.