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Third Flip Flappers Anime PV Hits The Web

It’s time to start flip-flapping into the fall season!

Earlier today, YouTube anime channel AniChan started streaming a new promotional video for Flip Flappers. The minute-long teaser offers a glimpse of the series in action, with opening theme Serendipity serving as a background track.

Flip Flappers is an original series, which will hit Japanese TV on October 6. The series will air on Tokyo MX, AT-X, BS Fuji, and Sun TV.

flip-flappers-visual-001-20160928Kiyotaka Oshiyama is directing the project at Studio 3Hz, with Takashi Kojima providing character designs on the project. ZAQ will perform opening theme song Serendipity. TO-MAS feat. Chima will provide ending theme song FLIP FLAP FLIP FLAP.

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Papika: M.A.O
  • Cocona: Minami Takahashi
  • Yuyu: Airi Toshino
  • Yayaka: Ayaka Ohashi
  • Hidaka: Jun Fukushima
  • Soruto: Kenjiro Tsuda
  • Toto: Sayaka Inoue
  • Sayuri: Yoko Hikasa
  • TT-392: Kazuyuki Okitsu
  • Yukusukyuru: Michiyo Murase
  • Sempai: Saori Onishi
  • Cocona’s Grandma: Tamie Kubota

Sentai Filmworks announced that they acquired the domestic rights to Flip Flappers. They describe the show as:

Cocona is a model honor student, cautious and slow to embrace new opportunities. This makes life complicated when a mysterious girl named Papika suddenly appears, fearlessly searching for a wish-granting crystal called the “Shard of Mimi.” When fates collide and they’re given the ability to transform into powerful fairy-like beings, where will the dangerous journey into “Pure Illusion” take them?

Sources: Twitter (pKjd), YouTube (AniChan)

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