The official website of the Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya anime franchise has revealed a brand new visual for the recently announced anime film, Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya: Licht – Namae no Nai Shoujo. The movie is scheduled to release in theatres across Japan this year.
The upcoming film will be the third film based on the Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya franchise. The first film, Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma☆Illya: Sekka no Chikai, was released in Summer 2017. It was followed by a second film, Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya: Prisma☆Phantasm, which was released across Japan in mid-2019. The first film was a prequel to the original manga and anime, whilst the second film was a comedic spin-off.
Here is the film’s announcement video:
Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya is a spin-off manga series from Type-Moon’s Fate/stay night franchise by Hiroshi Hiroyama. The manga follows Illyasviel von Einzbern in an alternate universe where she is a magical girl. The manga original released in 2007 in Kadokawa Shoten’s Comp Ace magazine and ran for 2 volumes. A sequel series Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya 2wei! released in 2009 and another titled Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya 3rei! began in 2012, which the latter is still ongoing at 6 volumes to date. The anime adaptation of the first manga series aired in June 2013 and the second series in July 2014, both of which were produced by Silver Link (Kokoro Connect, Non Non Biyori). A third season of the anime, Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya 2wei Herz!, aired in Summer 2015. A fourth season of the anime adapted the Fate/kaleid Liner Prisma☆Illya Drei!! manga, the third manga and a direct sequel to Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya 2wei!, aired in Summer 2016. An original anime film based on manga was produced and released in Japan in Summer 2017. A second mini-film was released in mid 2019.
Here is a brief synopsis of the series from MAL:
Spin-off of Fate/stay night with Illyasviel von Einzbern as the protagonist, living an alternate life as a school girl. While taking a bath, she stumbles upon Kaleido Stick Ruby, who turns her into a magical girl.
The Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya: Licht – Namae no Nai Shoujo film is currently in production and is set to release in theatres across Japan later this year.