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The Irregular At Magic High Movie School Gets New PV, Visual, Character Design


So, this magic high school just got a bit more irregular. Don’t know what to think about that.

Earlier today, the official The Irregular at Magic High School anime website updated with a new promotional video for The Irregular at Magic High School The Movie: The Girl Who Calls the Stars (Gekijōban Mahōka Kōkō no Rettōsei: Hoshi o Yobu Shōjo). The 30-second teaser confirms the feature’s early summer 2017 première date.

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x4vngbk_mahouka-koukou-no-rettousei-movie-pv-teaser_tv

The film’s staff unveiled a new visual for the movie, which you can check out below:

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A new character will make her début in The Irregular at Magic High School The Movie: The Girl Who Calls the Stars. Kokoa, a deserter from the National Defense Navy’s base, somehow finds herself in the care of Miyuki. Though she appears young and innocent, Kokoa’s true nature is veiled in

The film will feature a new character named Kokoa (pictured below), a mysterious girl who escaped form the National Defense Navy’s base. Somehow, she ends up in Miyuki Shiba’s care. Though Kokoa looks young, there is still much about her to be discovered.

Japanese publication Dengeki released a character sheet for Kokoa, which you can check out below:

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The Irregular at Magic High School The Movie: The Girl Who Calls the Stars will feature an original story by series creator Tsutomu Satou. The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Miyuki Shiba: Saori Hayami
  • Tatsuya Shiba: Yūichi Nakamura
  • Erika Chiba: Yumi Uchiyama
  • Leonhart Saijo: Takuma Terashima
  • Mizuki Shibata: Satomi Satou
  • Mikihiko Yoshida: Atsushi Tamaru
  • Honoka Mitsui: Sora Amamiya
  • Shizuku Kitayama: Yuiko Tatsumi

The Irregular at Magic High School light novels are written by Tsutomu Satou and illustrator Kana Ishida. The ongoing series, which began publication in July 2011, is currently distributed under Dengeki’s Dengeki Bunko imprint. 20 volumes to date have been produced, with the most recent hitting retailers on September 20.

The Irregular at Magic High School anime series originally aired during the Spring 2014 broadcast season. Manabu Ono (Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere, Saki) helmed the project at Madhouse, with Kana Ishida (Shonen Maid, Wakaba Girl) providing character designs. Taku Iwasaki (Black Butler, Gurren Lagann) scored the show’s soundtrack.

Aniplex of America currently holds the rights to the Irregular At Magic High School anime, which they describe as:

Based on the light novel by Tsutomu Sato, The irregular at magic high school is set in a world where magic exists but instead of using chants and spells, magic users cast spells with their Casting Assistant Device (CAD). The CAD is infused with the user’s Psions (a substance-less thought particle) that activates the device and constructs the magic ritual. less

Source: Dengeki

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