Voice actor Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Kirito from Sword Art Online) has announced on a recent Niconico livestream for GA Bunko that a TV anime adaptation of Fujino Oomori and Suzuhito Yasuda’s light novel Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru no Darou ka (Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?) is currently in production. The anime’s main cast and staff were also revealed, and the official website has launched with the first visual:
The anime is part of a new project to celebrate GA Bunko, the publisher of the light novel. Additional anime and other adaptations will be revealed soon for series published by the imprint. The cast of the anime was revealed and are as follows:
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Kirito from Sword Art Online) voices the lead character Bell Cranel
- Inori Minase (Chino Kafuu in Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka?) voicing as Hestia Warenstein
- Saori Oonishi (La Folia Rihavein in Strike the Blood) will voice Eyes Warenstein
- Maaya Uchida (Rikka Takanashi from Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!) will be voicing Ririruka Ahde.
The crew that will be producing the anime were also revealed and includes:
- Director: Yoshiki Yamakawa (Little Busters!, Kill Me Baby)
- Series Composer: Hideki Shirane (Date A Live, Hayate no Gotoku!)
- Anime Character Designer: Shigeki Kimoto (Sky Girls Sub Character Designer, Toaru Majutsu no Index Animation Director)
- Animation Studio: J.C. Staff (Toradora!, Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo)
Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru no Darou ka (Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?) is a light novel series written by Fujino Oomori and illustrated by Suzuhito Yasuda. The series began in 2013 under SB Creative’s GA Bunko light novel imprint. To date a total of 5 compiled volumes and have sold over 500,000 copies. A total of three manga adaptations have been released based on the series.
Here is a synopsis of the series:
The story takes place in the town of labyrinths, Orario, also called “Dungeon.” Vel Clanel is a newbie adventurer that admires “Having a fateful meeting with a person of the opposite gender.” One day during an adventure, he is attacked by a Minotaur. Close to destruction, he is saved by a top-class female adventurer, Eyes Warenstein. He falls in love with her at first sight, and begins actions to become an adventurer that is on her level. He later encounters Hestia, a god called a “Lolita god” due to her stature who falls in love with him.
Not much is known about the Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru no Darou ka anime. More information about the series will be released soon.
Are you excited for the news? Or for that more GA Bunko novels are being adapted?