Additional "Ore, Twintail ni Narimasu." Anime Staff Announced
A boy transforms into a twintail soldier to save the world
New production staff has been announced for the upcoming anime adaptation of Ore, Twintail ni Narimasu., Previously announced, Oreimo's Hiroyuki Kanbe directs the Production IMS (Date a Live II, Inari Kon Kon) TV anime with Naruhisa Arakawa (MAOYU, Outbreak Company) on series composition and Kazuaki Morita (Arpeggio) on character designs.
Haganai NEXT's Toru Kitahata has been introduced as the assistant director. Brave series mech director Masahiro Yamane is doing the action animation and designing the alien invaders. Persona 4's Tetsuya Watanabe is on 3D direction. Studio Noise (Steins;Gate) is credited with set design. Team Max's Yasuharu Takanashi (Sailor Moon Crystal, Precure) is handling the music.
The Ore, Twintail ni Narimasu. (I, will become a twintail) light novel series by Yume Mizusawa won the Jury's Special Award in the 6th Shogakukan Light Novel Award with the first volume in March 2012. The first volume with illustrations by Ayumu Kasuga was published from Shogakukan's Gagaga Bunko label in June of the year and so far five volumes have been published.
The protagonist of the story is ordinary high school boy Souji Mitsuka, who is obsessed with twintail hair style. One day, he meets a mysterious girl named Thouars from a different-dimension world. At the same time, monsters appear in the town where he lives. Thouars gives him an imaginary armor "Tail Gear" which can be activated with the strong love for twintail. Obviously, he is the perfect candidate. He transforms into a twintail soldier "Tail Red," which looks like a loli-girl, and starts fighting against the enemies.
Volume 1 cover
Volume 2 cover
Volume 3 cover
Volume 4 cover
The cover illustration for the fifth volume
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