Based on Yostar’s smartphone game “Azur Lane,” the anime adaptation of Hori’s “Azur Lane Bisoku Zenshin!” four-panel spinoff manga is confirmed to premiere in January 2021. A new visual, teaser video, main cast and staff have been revealed.
The short anime series feature Nozomi Yamane as Javelin, Yō Taichi as Ayanami, Maria Naganawa as Laffey, Rika Abe as Z23, and Sumire Uesaka as Akashi.
Emi Nitta is performing one of the theme songs “Longing for!,” and Yui Sakakibara is performing another theme song titled “Midday-colored Siesta” (まひるいろシエスタ).
▍Staff and Production
Manga: Hori [Manga 4Koma Palette/ Ichijinsha]
Original Work: Azur Lane
Director: Masato Jinbo (神保 昌登)
Script: Yū Satō (佐藤 裕)
Character Design: Hiromitsu Hagiwara (萩原 弘光)
Chief Animation Director: Hiromitsu Hagiwara (萩原 弘光)/ Kengo Saitō (斉藤 健吾)
Art Director: Kazuhiro Arai (荒井 和浩)
Color Design: Koji Hamaoka (濱岡 幸治)
Photography Director: Tadashi Kitaoka (北岡 正)
Editing: REAL-T/ Motoki Nimi (新見 元希)
Sound Director: Masanori Tsuchiya (土屋 雅紀)
Sound Effects: Hiromune Kurahashi (倉橋裕宗)
Sound Production: Delfi sound
Animation: Yostar Pictures / studio CANDY BOX
Production Cooperation: Yokohama Animation Lab
■ Javelin – CV: Nozomi Yamane (山根希美)
■ Ayanami – CV: Yō Taichi (大地葉)
■ Laffey – CV: Maria Naganawa (長縄まりあ)
■ Z23 – CV: Rika Abe (阿部里果)