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Crunchyroll Adds Diabolik Lovers II, Lance N’ Masques, Beautiful Bones -Sakurako’s Investigation


Lances and lovers and bones… oh, my!

Yesterday, Crunchyroll announced that they will add a trio of fall titles to their simulcasting lineup. The company will stream Lance N’ Masques, Beautiful Bones -Sakurako’s Investigation- (A Corpse is Buried Under Sakurako’s Feet), and Diabolik Lovers II: More Blood.

Beautiful Bones -Sakurakos Investigation Key Visual 001 - 20150927

Beautiful Bones -Sakurako’s Investigation is based on Shiori Ota’s A Corpse is Buried Under Sakurako’s Feet light novel series. The seires will be directed by Makoto Kato (Aldnoah.Zero Episode Director) at Troyca. Character designs will be handled by Michio Sato (Viper’s Creed), while Takayo Ikami (Penguindrum) handled series composition.

Diabolik Lovers II Key Visual 001 - 20150927

Lance N’ Masques is based on Hideaki Koyasu and Shino’s light novel series of the same name. The show will be helmed by Kyouhei Ishikuro at Studio Gokumi. Hideaki Koyasu will provide the title’s scripts, while Kenji Ota will provide character designs.

Pony Can USA announced that they licensed Lance N’ Masques at this year’s Sakura-Con.

Lance n Masques Key Visual 001 - 20150927

Diabolik Lovers is the sequel to 2013’s Diabolik Lovers anime adaptation. Risako Yoshida is directing the series at Zexcs, while Hiroko Kusanagi handles the scripts.

Beautiful Bones -Sakurako’s Investigation- will begin airing on October 7, at 7:00PM Pacific. The series will be available to subscribers in North America, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, and Latin America.

Broadcast information for Lance N’ Masques and Diabolik Lovers has yet to be announced.

Source: Crunchyroll

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