The first anime promotional video has been released for the upcoming adaptation of Fumiaki Maruto and Kurehito Misaki’s Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata light novel series. This 15 second video introduces the main characters of the series and previews the anime’s Opening theme: Kimiiro Signal by Luna Haruna. The series will be directed by Kanta Kamei (Usagi Drop, Ore no Kanojo to Osananajimi ga Shuraba Sugiru) and produced by A-1 Pictures (Aldnoah.Zero, Sword Art Online). Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata will feature Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Kirito from Sword Art Online) as Tomoya Aki, Kiyono Yasuno (Tina Kobayakawa in Wake Up Girls!) as Megumi Katou, Saori Oonishi (La Folia Rihavein in Strike the Blood) as Eriri Spencer Sawamura and Ai Kayano (Menma from AnoHana) as Utaha Kasumigaoka.
The Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata anime will be airing from January 8 next year throughout the Noitamina block, during the Winter 2014/2015 anime season.
A PV for the announcement of the anime adaptation released last year:
The first character design released for Tomoya Aki:
Here is the latest visual for the anime: