Soon, the chains of fate will ensnare another group of heroes. Who will be the next one to step up?

Yesterday, Sega started streaming a new promo video for their upcoming (Chain Chronicle: Haecceitas no Hikari) anime series. The 40-second teaser was first shown off at last weekend’s “Kizuna no Daikansha Sai” fan event.

The series will be produced as three “chapters”, which will receive a theatrical run. Each chapter will receive a limited theatrical run, with schedule being as follows:

  • 12/3/2016: Chapter 1
  • 1/14/2017: Chapter 2
  • 2/11/2017: Chapter 3

During the event, Sega also unveiled the major cast and staff attached to the project. Masashi Kudo (Hayate the Combat Butler! Cuties, Ikki Tousen: Extravaganza Epoch) will helm the project and provide character designs at Telecom Animation Film and Graphinica. Touko Machida (Lucky Star, Karneval) is in charge of series composition.

The remaining crew includes:

  • Music: Masato Kōda
  • Art Director: Daisuke Jinba
  • Sound Director: Shoji Hata
  • Director of Photography: Takeo Ogiwara
  • Assistant Director: Hirokazu Hanai
  • Color design: Masumi Ootsuka
  • Editing: Akari Saitō

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Yuri: Akira Ishida
  • Phina: Ayane Sakura
  • Pirika: Maaya Uchida
  • Cain: Toshiyuki Toyonaga
  • Marina: Aya Uchida
  • Mishidia: Asami Imai
  • Shuza: Hikaru Midorikawa
  • Juliana: Kotori Koiwai
  • Werner: Junichi Yanagita
  • Fatima: Miyuki Satou
  • Rafaga: Satoshi Hino
  • Lilith: Miku Itō
  • Kiki: Rie Murakawa
  • Roro: Yuka Ōtsubo

Chain Chronicle: Haecceitas no Hikari is based on Sega’s Chain Chronicle smartphone game. In 2014, a series of eight theatrical shorts hit five Japanese cinemas. The episodes received a limited engagement in September 2014, which was followed by a DVD release on December 18 of the same year.

Previously, Sega showed off a pilot film for the project, as well as a trio of character visuals. You can check these out below:

Promo Video

Character Visuals







Source: Animate Times