"Egao no Daika" TV Anime Protects a Princess's Smile in January of 2019

Original work celebrates the 55th anniversary of Tatsunoko Production

 

A new key visual, a new teaser trailer, the main cast, and the main staff have been revealed for Egao no Daika ("The Price of a Smile"), an upcoming original TV anime that celebrates the 55th anniversary of Tatsunoko Production with the story of a princess and a soldier on a planet far from Earth.

 

The main staff for Egao no Daika includes:

 

  • Director: Toshimasa Suzuki
  • Series composition: Shinichi Inozume
  • Character design: Naoto Nakamura
  • Sound direction: Kazuya Tanaka
  • Music: Tsubasa Ito
  • Opening theme: "Egao no Kanata" ("The Other Side of a Smile") by Chiho feat.majiko
  • Ending theme: "Kono Sekai ni Hanataba o" ("A Bouquet of Flowers in this World") by kimi no orphée
  • Original work: Tatsunoko Production
  • Original draft: Hikaru Yuasa, NOB-C
  • Original characters: NOB-C
  • Animation production: Tatsunoko Production

 

 

The main cast for Egao no Daika includes:

 

 

Yumiri Hanamori as Yuuki Soleil, the princess of a kingdom that has lasted for many, many years. Yuuki is innocent, naive, and very emotional. She's often laughing, smiling, crying, or getting upset.

 

 

And Saori Hayami as Stella Shining, a cool and capable soldier who always smiles when she is around other people.

 

Described as "the story of two girls from a distant planet", Egao no Daika follows Yuuki, an innocent and cheerful 12 year old princess who spends carefree days at the palace with her friends and advisors, and Stella, a seventeen year old soldier. The series will broadcast on WOWOW, Tokyo MX, and Yomiuri TV beginning in January of 2019.

 

Sources:

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Official Egao no Daika TV anime home page

 

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Paul Chapman is the host of The Greatest Movie EVER! Podcast and GME! Anime Fun Time.

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