The new trailer shows off the central characters of the series, Miracle, Chris, Quan, Riz, and Noelle, all members of ADEN academy working towards their dream of becoming the best virtual artist by winning the LAPIN DOLL award, something Kizuna Ai won several times before disappearing suddenly from the world.
The series also released a new key visual showing the characters, along with revealing additional staff members. The cast behind the characters include Ayumi Hinohara as Miracle, Rina Kawaguchi as Quan, Hikari Kodama as Chris, Yuka Nukui as Noelle, Arisa Hanawa as Riz, and Kizuna Ai as herself.
Kizuna no Allele is set to premiere in 2023.
▍Kizuna no Allele PV 1
▍Kizuna no Allele Anime Cast
■ Miracle – CV: Ayumi Hinohara
A young girl with dreams to become a virtual artist after being inspired by Kizuna Ai at a young age. She has no experience in singing and dancing but is eager to learn, and has been working hard to win the “Lapin Doll”, an award given to the top virtual artist.
■ Quan – CV: Rina Kawaguchi
Her flashy appearance hides a personality that hates being judged from the outside but wants someone to see who she is on the inside. Contrary to how she dresses, she’s incredibly shy and hesitant to take the first step in becoming a virtual artist.
■ Chris – CV: Hikari Kodama
While she works as a virtual artist, Chris struggles to find who she “really is”, and hopes to resolve the feeling of unrest and dissatisfaction deep in her heart. She’s interested in Miracle because she sees something special in her, that she doesn’t see in other people.
■ Noelle – CV: Yuka Nukui
Growing up in a family of Elites, Noelle’s always sought perfection for, and from herself. Despite how strict she is with other people, she’s kind and isn’t afraid to help others.
■ Riz – CV: Arisa Hanawa
An incredibly and detail-oriented person when it comes to preparing research and analysis. She’s incredibly competitive and able to do her own productions, with a desire to change the world all by herself.
■ Kizuna Ai (As herself)
The legendary virtual artist that one a Lapin Doll, and even did so 5 times in a row. One day she mysteriously vanished without a trace, leaving people to speculate on where she is.
▍Kizuna no Allele Anime Staff and Production
Director: Kenichiro Komaya
Series Composition: Deko Akao
Character Design: Shiori Asaka, Niina Morita
Chief Animation Director: Shiori Asaka, Niina Morita, Mizuki Takahashi
Prop Design: Hoikei Tam
Color Design: Mitsuko Sekimoto
Art Director: Masakazu Miyake
Fine Art Setting: Kazushige Kanehira, Yuri Sanami, Nariyuki Ogi
CG Director: Ryō Sasaki
Cinematographer: Mayuko Koike
Editor: Junichi Masunaga
Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa
Sound Effects: Yui Ando