The official website of the anime adaptation of Hiroshi Hiroyama’s Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya has announced that the upcoming fourth season, Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 3rei!!, is slated to air from July 6th. In addition, new visuals, character designs and a promotional video were also revealed.
Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya 3rei!! will begin its broadcast from July 6th on AT-X and Tokyo MX; as well as other unannounced broadcast stations. Prior to its debut, AT-X will be rebroadcasting all episodes of Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei Herz! and an unaired episode on July 3rd from 8:30am JST.
The fourth season of the anime will be adapting the Fate/kaleid Liner Prisma Illya Drei!! manga, which is the third manga and a direct sequel to the second manga in the series, Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei!. The anime itself had seasons two and three focusing on the second manga series, with the most recent anime Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei Herz! finishing its broadcast on September 26th last year.
Two more visuals were also revealed for the upcoming season:
The main cast of the upcoming anime has also been revealed with their updated character designs:
- Mai Kadowaki (Sanya V. Litvyak from Strike Witches) returns to voice Illyasviel von Einzbern
- Kaori Nazuka (Nunnally Lamperouge from Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch) is voicing Miyu Edelfelt
- Misato Fukuen (Hikage Miyauchi in Non Non Biyori) as Tanaka
- Rie Kugimiya (Alphonse Elric from Fullmetal Alchemist and Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood) will voice Beatrice Flowerchild
- Ryoko Shiraishi (Hayate Ayasaki from Hayate no Gotoku!) voices Angelica
The remainder of the revealed cast includes:
- Chiwa Saito (Homura Akemi in Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica) who will voice Chloe Von Einzburn
- Shizuka Itou (Akeno Himejima from High School DxD) as Luviagelita Edelfelt
- Kana Ueda (Yumi Fukuzawa from Maria-sama ga Miteru) is voicing Rin Tohsaka
- Naoko Takano (Kohaku from Carnival Phantasm) voices Magical Ruby
- Miyu Matsuki (Yoshinoya in Hidamari Sketch) is voicing Magical Sapphire
- Hitomi Nabatame (Kazusa Touma in White Album 2) will voice Bazett Fraga McRemitz
The first promotional video was also revealed:
The production staff from the previous anime will return for the fourth season:
- General Director: Shin Oonuma (Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu, Kokoro Connect)
- Directors: Masaru Takahashi (Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei Herz! and Tasogare Otome×Amnesia Animation Director) and Masato Jinbo (Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei!, Shomin Sample)
- Script Writer: Hazuki Minase (C³ creator)
- Series Composer: Kenji Inoue (Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu)
- Anime Character Designer: Kazuya Hirata (Shomin Sample and Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya Animation Director)
- Music Composer: TECHNOBOYS PULCRAFT GREEN-FUND (Witch Craft Works, Trinity Seven)
- Animation Studio: Silver Link (Kokoro Connect, Non Non Biyori)
Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya is a spin off manga series from Type-Moon’s Fate/stay night franchise by Hiroshi Hiroyama. The manga follows Illyasviel von Einzbern in an alternate universe where she is a magical girl. The manga original released in 2007 in Kadokawa Shoten’s Comp Ace magazine and ran for 2 volumes. A sequel series Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya 2wei! released in 2009 and another titled Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya 3rei! began in 2012, which the latter is still ongoing at 6 volumes to date. The anime adaptation of the first manga series aired in June 2013 and a second series in July 2014, both of which were produced by Silver Link (Kokoro Connect,Non Non Biyori). A third season of the anime, Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya 2wei Herz!, aired in Summer 2015.
Here is a brief synopsis of the series from MAL:
Spin-off of Fate/stay night with Illyasviel von Einzbern as the protagonist, living an alternate life as a school girl. While taking a bath, she stumbles upon Kaleido Stick Ruby, who turns her into a magical girl.
The Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma☆Illya 3rei!! anime will be airing on July 6th on Tokyo MX and AT-X, during the Summer 2016 anime season. Further information about the anime will be revealed soon.
Source: Moca News