VIDEO: "Walkure Romanze" Jousting Romance Anime Promo

Infinite Stratos' 8-Bit producing jousting bishouo game adaptation

Looking beyond the summer season, we're now getting a preview of the TV anime adaptation of Ricotta's (Princess Lover!) "romancing female knights ADV" Walkure Romanze: Shōjo Kishi Monogatari

 

 

The visual novel follows a student who serves as an adviser for the school's sport of choice, jousting. In particular, he needs to help out a childhood friend who enters a competition despite never riding before. 

 

Newcomer Seiichirou Yamashita voices the male lead Takahiro Mizuno, who was forced to return home and retire after sustaining an injury jousting overseas.

 

Ai Shimizu (Suzuka from Lyrical Nanoha) will voice Mio Kisaki, a childhood friend who is stilled at domestic duties.

 

Kei Mizusawa (Infinite Statos' Clarissa Harfouch) will voice Celia Cumani Aintree, a proud champion jousting prodigy.

 

Eriko Nakamura (Haruka from The Idolm@ster) will voice Noel Marres Ascot, a girl from a strict upbringing who never the less enjoys sexually harassing cute girls

 

Hiroko Taguchi (Miyako Miyamura in ef) will voice Lisa Eostre, a young but talented quiet girl

 

Staff includes:

  • Director: Yuusuke Yamamoto (Aquarion Evol, Yama no Susume)
  • Character Designer: Kenichirou Katsura (Macross 7, NakaImo)
  • Series Composition: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (Milky Homes, OniAi)
  • Animation Studio: 8bit (IS <Infinite Stratos>, Yama no Susume)
  • Theme Song: Miyuki Hashimoto (Princess Lover!, Saki)


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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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