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“Shadow of Laffandor” Gets Anime Adaptation In July 2017

The darkness shall fall, as a new work makes its way to TV.

Earlier today, Warner Music Japan announced that Shadow of Laffandor will get an anime adaptation. The series will première on July 12, with the following broadcast schedule:

  • Tokyo MX: 7/12/2017 at 22:50 (7/12/2017 at 10:50PM)
  • Sun TV: 7/12/2017 at 24:20 (7/13/2017 at 12:20AM)

Shadow of Laffandor will be based on a “fantasy picture story” (a stylistic hybrid of music and voice-acted RPGs) by Keiko Yanai. Naoyuki Chikatani is working as sound director, while Kazushige Nojima writes the screenplay. Satoe Tachibana is in charge of character design.

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Lien: Natsuki Hanae
  • Tresta: Natsumi Hioka
  • Cherche: Ami Fukushima
  • Isole: Yūichirō Umehara
  • Braye: Daisuke Namikawa
  • Nebraes: Tatsuhisa Suzuki
  • Laura: Yōko Honda

Warner Music describes Shadow of Laffandor as:

Once upon time, there was a war between Lights and Shadows.
How their hatred to each other change the face of the world that consisted of those two…?
The war went on without any concern for the world afterward, and finally, it ended with the victory of the Lights.

But at the same time it caused the birth of the darkness, which never had existed before.
The Lights could never even touch the Shadows which took refuge in darkness.

The world ruled by the King of the Lights was so bright and so liveful.
However to be afraid of darkness and to be scared of the Shadows had been his unavoidable fate.

You can check out a pair of Shadow of Laffandor shorts below.


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Source: Ota-suke

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