"Is It Wrong To Try And Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon?" Anime Character Designs Previewed

Shigeki Kimoto adapts Suzuhito Yasuda's original character designs

Along with the Comiket preview, the site for spring's winter anime adaptation of Fujio Omori's fantasy light novel seriesDungeon ni Deai o Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darouka/Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls has been updated with a look at Shigeki Kimoto's anime take on Suzuhito Yasuda's original character designs.



Bell Clanel - Yoshitsugu Matsuoka

Hestia - Inori Minase

Ais Wallenstein - Saori Ohnishi

Ririruka Ahde - Maaya Uchida

Eina Churu - Haruka Tomatsu

Shiru Furova - Shizuka Ishigami



Main Staff:

Director: Yoshiki Yamakawa (Kill Me Baby, Little Busters!)

Series composition: Hideki Shirane (Kill Me Baby, Date a Live)

Character design: Shigeki Kimoto (animation director for selector infected WIXOSS)

Art director: Toshiharu Mizutani (The Rose of Versailles, Futari wa Mily Holmes)

Color design: Tomomi Andoh

Director of Photography: Shingo Fukusei

Editing: Kentaro Tsubone

Sound director: Jin Akitagawa

Music: Keiji Iuchi (Outbreak Company)

Produce: GENCO

Anime Production: J.C.STAFF (A Certain Magical Index, Milky Holmes)

Production: Danmachi Production Committee 


The original novel Familiar Myth by Omori won the 4th GA Bunko Grand Prix in 2012, then has been published with Suzuhito Yasuda's illustrations from SB Creative's GA Bunko imprint since January 2013, under a new title Dungeon ni Deai o Motomeru nowa Machigatteiru Darouka, DanMachi for short. Currently six volumes have been available in Japan and the total print has reached one million. The English edition has been published by Yen Press. The TV anime adaptation is produced as part of the 10th anniversary of the GA Bunko imprint and is scheduled to premiere in Japan in April 2015.


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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