The official website of the upcoming anime adaptation of Fujino Oomori and Kiyotaka Haimura’s Dungeon ni Deai o Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru no Darou ka? Gaiden: Sword Oratoria (Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Sword Oratoria) light novel series has revealed the first visual of the April 2017 anime. In addition, the main cast and staff were also revealed.
The returning cast members from the main anime include:
- Saori Oonishi (La Folia Rihavein in Strike the Blood) returns to voice voice Ais Wallenstein
- Juri Kimura (Aoi Miyamori from Shirobako) as Lefiya Viridis
- Rie Murakawa (Hotaru Ichijou from Non Non Biyori) is back as Tiona Hiryute
- Minami Takahashi (Megumi Tadokoro from Shokugeki no Souma) will voice Tione Hiryute
The staff producing the anime includes:
- Director: Youhei Suzuki (Shimoseka, Hentai Ouji to Warawanai Neko.)
- Series Composer: Hideki Shirane (DanMachi, Date A Live)
- Anime Character Designer: Shigeki Kimoto (DanMachi, Sky Girls)
- Music Composer: Keiji Inai (DanMachi, Btooom!)
- Animation Studio: J.C. Staff (Toradora!, Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo)
The series is a spinoff that focuses on Aiz Wallenstein. It was first published in 2014 under SB Creative’s GA Bunko imprint, where a total of 6 volumes have been published. The spinoff light novels have also inspired a manga adaptation. A total of 7 volumes have been published to date.
Here is the synopsis of DanMachi: Sword Oratoria:
Sword princess Aiz Wallenstein. Today, once again, the strongest female swordsman heads to the giant labyrinth known as the “Dungeon” along with her allies. On the 50th floor where mysteries and threats such as a decayed dragon’s corpse that crumbles to ash and an irregularity that creeps ever closer to the party loom, Aiz calls for the wind and heads deeper into the darkness of the Dungeon. Eventually, she finds herself meeting a boy for the first time. “Um, are you OK?” In the Labyrinth City of Orario, the contrasting stories of the boy and the girl intersect!
Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru no Darou ka? (Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?) is a light novel series written by Fujino Oomori and illustrated by Suzuhito Yasuda. The series began in 2013 under SB Creative’s GA Bunko light novel imprint. To date a total of 9 compiled volumes have been published and have collectively sold over 500,000 copies in Japan. A TV anime adaptation of the series was produced for the Spring 2015 anime season.
Here is a synopsis of the series:
The story takes place in the town of labyrinths, Orario, also called “Dungeon.” Vel Clanel is a newbie adventurer that admires “Having a fateful meeting with a person of the opposite gender.” One day during an adventure, he is attacked by a Minotaur. Close to destruction, he is saved by a top-class female adventurer, Eyes Warenstein. He falls in love with her at first sight, and begins actions to become an adventurer that is on her level. He later encounters Hestia, a god called a “Lolita god” due to her stature who falls in love with him.
The DanMachi: Sword Oratoria TV anime is in production for an April 2017 broadcast, during the Spring 2017 anime season. Further details about the series will be revealed at a later date.
You can visit the anime’s website here: http://danmachi.com/
And follow their Twitter: @danmachi_anime
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