Surprise, robots! A new teaser trailer for Egao no Daika ("The Price of a Smile"), an upcoming original TV anime that celebrates the 55th anniversary of Tatsunoko Production, is overflowing with hot-blooded mecha action.
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.
Egao no Daika is directed by Toshimasa Suzuki and features animation production by Tatsunoko Production. The series will broadcast on WOWOW, Tokyo MX, and Yomiuri TV beginning in January of 2019.
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