During the AnimeJapan 2015 event, Warner Entertainment’s booth began streaming the 2nd promotional video for Gainax’s anime project, Houkago no Pleiades. The anime will premiere this Spring 2015 on April 10.

Houkago no Pleiades 2nd PV:

The first PV was streamed last January:

In addition to this, the main cast was reveled earlier:

  • Natsumi Takamori (Another‘s Mei Misaki) will return as Subaru, the pink haired magical girlHoukago no Pleiades character design haruhichan.com wish upon the pleiades character design Subaru
  • Ayuru Ohashi (Eila Ilmatar Juutilainen in Strike Witches) will be back to voice Aoi, the blue haired magical girlHoukago no Pleiades character design haruhichan.com wish upon the pleiades character design Aoi
  • Kanako Tateno (Shirayuki-hime in Otogi-jushi Akazukin) will be voicing Itsuki, the black haired magical girlHoukago no Pleiades character design haruhichan.com wish upon the pleiades character design Itsuki
  • Yui Makino (Misaki Nakahara from Welcome to the NHK) as Hikaru, the blonde haired magical girlHoukago no Pleiades character design haruhichan.com wish upon the pleiades character design Hikaru
  • Saki Fujita (Ao Nanami from Yozakura Quartet) who voices Nanako, the purple haired magical girlHoukago no Pleiades character design haruhichan.com wish upon the pleiades character design Nanako

Houkago no Pleiades (Wish Upon the Pleiades) is an anime project collaboration between animation studio Gainax (Neon Genesis Evangelion, Medaka Box) and Japanese car manufacturer Subaru that centres around the story of five magical girls who collect fragments so an alien can return to its home in Pleiades. It first started as a series of 4 online OVAs that released on Youtube in 2011 that are approximately 6 minutes each. The series was directed by Shouji Saeki (FlCL, Medaka Box) with the anime characters designed by Mai Otsuka (Non Non Biyori, Shakugan no Shana), concept designs by Daisuke Kikuchi (Gurren Lagann) and animated by Gainax.

Houkago no Pleiades anime key visual haruhichan.com wish upon the pleiades key visual

Houkago no Pleiades synopsis from Haruhichan:

Subaru is a young girl who discovers that her best friend Aoi is part of magical group trying to gather engine fragments so that a little being from Pleiades can return to his home. Subaru considers joining them as she was chosen by the Pleiadian, president of this afterschool club.

A collaboration between Gainax and the car maker Subaru.

Official Anime Website: http://sbr-gx.jp/
Official Twitter Account: @sbr_gx
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Source – Houkago no Pleiades‘ Official Anime Website

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