Action doll project by AZONE INTERNATIONAL and acus also includes a stage play and a novelization
Assault Lily, a mixed media project base on a series of action figures and dolls from AZONE INTERNATIONAL and acus, is being adapted into an anime entitled Assault Lily Bouquet about a group of young women training to project humanity from a monstrous threat. The series has also been adapted into a novelization and a stage play (entitled Assault Lily League of Gardens) that will run from January 09 - 15, 2020, at the Shinjuku FACE venue in Tokyo.
The main staff for Assault Lily Bouquet includes:
- Original work: Kenei Obanazawa (acus)
- Director: Shôji Saeki
- Character design: Mieko Hosoi
- Animation production: Shaft
- Production: Assault Lily Project
The main cast of the Assault Lily League of Gardens stage play will reprise their roles for the Assault Lily Bouquet anime, including:
Hikaru Akao as Riri Hitotsuyanagi.
Yuuko Natsuyoshi as Yuyu Shirai.
Mikako Izawa as Kaede J. Nouvel.
Rimi Nishimoto as Fumi Futagawa.
Risa Tsumugi as Tazusa Andou.
Haruki Iwata as Mai Thi Yoshimura.
Sana Hoshimori as Kuo Shenlin.
Hikaru Tono as Wang Yujia.
And Karin Takahashi as Miliam Hildegard V. Guropius.
The story of Assault Lily Bouquet is set in the near future, when the Earth is threatened by gigantic, mysterious creatures known as "Huge". In this setting, young women known as "Lily" develop special powers known as "CHARM" in order to protect humanity, and the locations where they train for their battles against the Huge are known as "Gardens". A young woman named Riri Hitotsuyanagi attends Yurigaoka Girl's College, a prestigious Garden in Tokyo, and prepares to battle the Huge with her friends.
The release date and format for Assault Lily Bouquet have not yet been revealed.
Paul Chapman is the host of The Greatest Movie EVER! Podcast and GME! Anime Fun Time.