These kings are shining a new light on the world next year.
Earlier today, fans of the King of Prism anime franchise flocked to the “King of Prism Rose Party 2018” event. During the show, it was announced that a new project is in the works, titled King of Prism: Shiny Seven Stars.
King of Prism: Shiny Seven Stars will be an anime TV series, as well as a feature film series. The first cast and crew, as well as a key visual were revealed for the project. We break the details down below.
The two-minute teaser introduces the major cast members, along with their cast members. A vocal theme plays in the background as the promo flies through stills of the characters.
The image features Shin Ichijō, standing with other off-camera cast members. They’re making the group’s traditional “star” hand symbol.
Masakazu Hishida (Pretty Rhythm All Star Selection, King of Prism: PRIDE the HERO) will direct the project at Tatsunoko Production, with Mai Matsuura (Cheating Craft, Pretty Rhythm All Star Selection) providing character designs. Jou Aoba (KING OF PRISM by PrettyRhythm, King of Prism: PRIDE the HERO) is in charge of series composition.
Other confirmed crew members include:
- Music: Rei Ishizuka
- Prism Show Director: Takahiko Kyōgoku
- CG Director: Yoshihiro Otobe
- Music Production: Avex Pictures
- Sound Director: Yukio Nagasaki
- Distribution: Avex Pictures
- Original Concept: TAKARA TOMY A.R.T.S, syn Sophia, Avex Pictures, Tatsunoko Pro
The series will star the following:
- Shin Ichijō: Junta Terashima
- Yukinojō Tachibana: Sōma Saitō
- Taiga Kōgami: Tasuku Hatanaka
- Kakeru Jūōin: Taku Yashiro
- Minato Takahashi: Masashi Igarashi
- Leo Saionji: Takuma Nagatsuka
- Yū Suzuno: Yūma Uchida
- Louis Kisaragi: Shouta Aoi
- Alexander Yamato: Shunsuke Takeuchi
- George Takadanobaba: Tomokazu Sugita
- Kōji Mihama: Tetsuya Kakihara
- Hiro Hayami: Tomoaki Maeno
- Kazuki Nishina: Toshiki Masuda
- Hijiri Himuro: Toshihiko Seki
- Rei Kurokawa: Showtaro Morikubo
- Ryō Yamada: Daisuke Namikawa
- Jin Norizuki: Shinichiro Miki
Both the King of Prism: Shiny Seven Stars film and TV series will hit in Spring 2019. The TV series will run for twelve episodes. Four films are planned, meanwhile, which will cover the events of the TV series. Each film will cover roughly three episodes. The first film is slated to hit theaters ahead of the TV series’ premiere.
King of Prism made its début in January 2016, when feature film King of Prism by PrettyRhythm hit Japanese theaters. Sequel feature King of Prism: PRIDE the HERO launched 18 months later, in June 2017.
Source: Comic Natalie