Pony Canyon began streaming a English subtitled preview for the upcoming Fall 2015 anime, Lance N’ Masques. They describe the series, saying Studio Gokumi, Kyohei Ishiguro, Hideaki Koyasu and Sino collaborate in an action-packed fantasy anime featuring a “masked knight!”

In addition to this, the official anime website and TBS’ anime companion website revealed premiere date. The first episode of the anime is slated to air in these dates and channels in Japan:

  • TBS – Friday, October 2 at 1:46 a.m.
  • BS-TBS – Sunday, October 4 at 1:00 a.m.

The anime staff include:

Anime Cast and Character Designs:

Lance N' Masques Anime Characters 2

Lance N' Masques Anime Characters

Anime Banner:

Lance N' Masques Anime Key Banner

Anime Key Visual:

Lance and Masks anime visual

Anime CM:

Anime PV:

The anime is based from a battle-fantasy light novel series written by Hideaki Koyasu (Kamisama Hajimemashita: Kurama-yama YawaKatekyo Hitman Reborn! Secret Bullet) and illustrated by Shino (Kamisama no Inai NichiyoubiClockwork Planet). The novel was published under Pony Canyon Books since December 3, 2013 and currently has four compiled light novel volumes. The fourth light novel volume was released on March 3, 2015.

Synopsis of Lance N’ Masques from Haruhichan:

The battle action novel series revolves around Youtarou Hanafusa, a young man who is part of the last remaining order of knights in the 21st century, “Knights of the World.” As he fights as the mysterious Knight Lancer, he must hide his identity behind a mask.

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