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Earlier today, the official No Game, No Life website updated with a new visual and promo video for the upcoming No Game, No Life: Zero movie.

Promo Video

The 30-second teaser gives a brief overview of the film’s concept, and confirms a 2017 première.

Key Visual

The visual features lead characters Sora and Shiro, standing on a giant chess board, as various secondary characters linger in the background. Sora is holding out the Imanity Race Piece.

Furthermore, the first staff members attached to the project were officially unveiled. Atsuko Ishizuka (No Game, No Life, The Pet Girl of Sakurasou) will return to the director’s chair at Madhouse, with Jukki Hanada (Love Live!, KanColle) writing the film’s script. Satoshi Tazaki (Rideback, Final Fantasy: Legend of the Crystals) will design the film’s characters.

Other confirmed crew members include:

  • Music: Super Sweep (Shinji Hosoe, Ayako Sasō, Takahiro Eguchi, & Fumihisa Tanaka)
  • Art Director: Eiji Iwase
  • Art Setting: Tsukasa Ohira
  • Color Key: Harue Ono
  • Director of Photography: Kenji Fujita
  • 3D Director: Shuhei Yabuta
  • Editing: Kashiko Kimura
  • Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa

Returning cast members include:

  • Sora: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
  • Shiro: Ai Kayano
  • Stephanie Dola: Yōko Hikasa
  • Jibril: Yukari Tamura
  • Clammy Zell: Yuka Iguchi
  • Feel Nilvalen: Mamiko Noto
  • Izuna Hatsuse: Miyuki Sawashiro
  • Teto: Rie Kugimiya

No Game, No Life: Zero will adapt the events of the sixth light novel.

No Game No Life Header - 20140624No Game, No Life adapts Yuu Kamiya’s light novel series of the same name. The TV series, which aired in spring 2014, was directed by Atsuko Ishizuka (Prince of Stride: Alternative, The Pet Girl of Sakurasou) at Madhouse. Jukki Hanada (Love Live!, Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions!) took charge of series composition, while Kōji Ōdate provided character designs.

Sentai Filmworks acquired the rights to No Game, No Life, and currently offers it on DVD and Blu-Ray. Crunchyroll offers the series in its entirety on the company’s digital platform.

Sources: Twitter (pKjd), YouTube (Kadokawa Anime) – Thanks to L.B. Bryant for the tip!