Soon, the light of Clione shall shine forth.

Earlier today, the official Clione no Akari (Light of Clione) anime website updated with several new character visuals, as well as the show’s full première schedule. We break the details down below:

Character Visuals

A height comparison visual, as well as close-up images for the three major characters were unveiled. The character portraits show each player from six angles.

Height Comparison

Character Visuals

Premiere Schedule

Clione no Akari will debut on AT-X on July 12, at 22:20 (10:20PM). The series will air on six other networks:

  • AT-X: 7/12/2017 at 22:20 (7/12/2017 at 10:20 PM)
  • Tokyo MX: 7/12/2017 at 22:30 (7/12/2017 at 10:30PM)
  • Sun TV: 7/12/2017 at 24:00 (7/13/2017 at midnight)
  • Tochigi TV: 7/12/2017 at 24:00 (7/13/2017 at midnight)
  • Nankai Broadcasting: 7/13/2017 at 26:59 (7/14/2017 at 2:59AM)
  • Nishinippon Broadcasting: 7/16/2017 at 26:00 (7/17/2017 at 2:00AM)
  • BS Fuji: 7/16/2017 at 26:30 (7/17/2017 at 2:30AM)
  • Miyagi TV: 7/18/2017 at 16:59AM (7/19/2017 at 2:59AM)

Puro Ishikawa will direct Clione no Akari at studio drop, with Natural Rain providing character designs. Other confirmed crew members include:

  • Scenario: MOLICE
  • Scenario: Tsukasa
  • Scenario: Natural Rain
  • Scenario: Takeshi Onaka
  • Sound director: Kazuhiko Izu
  • Production: Kyoto Tomato

aki will perform opening theme Clione no Akari, as well as ending song Sora o Tobu Kaze. Riko Sasaki, who plays Nanami Yukine, will perform insert song Hyaku-nichi no Hana.

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Minori Amamiya: Sayuri Matsumura
  • Takashi Aoi: Shun’ya Ōhira
  • Kyoko Tsukihashi: Natsuko Hara
  • Nanami Yukine: Riko Sasaki
  • Yuna Nagino: Riho Iida
  • Kaho Ichinose: Aina Suzuki
  • Sayaka Homa: Akari Kageyama
  • Ken Isozaki: Yuuki Fujita
  • Kousuke Okishima: Misaki Ohashi
  • Shouta Sayama: Moa Tsukino
  • Sakura Inoue: Kana Aoi

The series tells the tale of Minori, a girl who’se been bullied for a while. Her friends Kyoko and Takashi want to help her, but Minori falls ill. Ultimately, she stops going to school. Two months later, the three girls receive a mysterious text message for a summer festival in a nearby town.

Source: Ota-suke