VIDEO: Bishoujo Jousting Anime "Walkure Romanze" Commercial

Infinite Stratos' 8-Bit producing jousting bishoujo game adaptation

This fall's bevy of anime adaptations includes a series based on Ricotta's (Princess Lover!) "romancing female knights ADV" Walkure Romanze: Shōjo Kishi Monogatari, an adult visual novel with the unique premise of being set among competitive jousters.

 

Miyuki Hashimoto sings theme "Un-delayed."

 

 

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 skilled 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 EvolYama no Susume)
  • Character Designer: Kenichirou Katsura (Macross 7NakaImo)
  • Series Composition: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (Milky HomesOniAi)
  • 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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