Smartphone game Battle Girl High School lets you oversee a group of high school girls by helping them fight monsters and getting to know them better (by, among other methods, patting them on the head). To celebrate the game's anniversary, an anime adaptation is coming to television. Here's your first look at the girls in action!
The voice actresses for the game will be reprising their roles in the anime:
Miki Hoshitsuki: Aya Suzaki
Subaru Wakaba: Ayane Sakura
Haruka Narumi: Sora Amamiya
Nozomi Amano: Nao Toyama
Yuri Himukai: Sumire Uesaka
Kurumi Tokiwa: Saori Hayami
Anko Tsubuzaki: Yumi Uchiyama
Renge Serizawa: Yoshino Nanjo
Asuha Kusunoki: Mutsumi Tamura
Sakura Fujimiya: Misaki Kuno
Hinata Minami: Hiromi Igarashi
Kaede Sendoin: Ibuki Kido
Kokomi Asahina: Hitomi Harada
Michelle Watagi: Emiri Kato
Urara Hasumi: Maaya Uchida
Sadone: Aoi Yuki
Main staff for the series has also been revealed:
Director: Noriaki Akitaya (Persona 3 The Movie #1: Spring of Birth)
Assistant Director: Yasuyuki Oishi (Psychic School Wars)
Series Director: Kazuo Miyake (Buddy Complex)
Series Composition: Yousuke Kuroda (Gundam Build Fighters)
Character Design: Hideki Furukawa (Watamote), Shuuhei Yamamoto (Anime de Training! Ex!)
Animation Studio: SILVER LINK.
Battle Girl High School airs starting this July.
Kara Dennison is responsible for multiple webcomics, blogs and runs interviews for (Re)Generation Who and PotterVerse, and is half the creative team behind the OEL light novel series Owl's Flower. She blogs at karadennison.com and tweets @RubyCosmos.