Magic girl Fate-spin-off returns in June
Kadokawa has finally gotten around to posting the long version of the promo for this summer's Fate/Kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei! The movie was originally screened at the "Magical Festival," held in Tokyo on April 13, but is just now hitting the company's Youtube channel.
Fate/Kaleid liner Prisma Illya is Hiroyama's spin-off manga series based on Type-Moon's popular visual novel Fate/stay night. 2wei! was serialized in Kadokawa Shoten's Comp-Ace from 2009 to 2012 as the second installment of the Prisma Illya series following the first Prisma Illya in 2007-2009. The third installment Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya 3rei!! has been running in the magazine since the July 2012 issue. The first 10-episode TV anime series was aired in Japan from July to September in 2013. The production of the 2wei! anime was announced in the end of its 10th/final episode.
Shin Onuma, who was the director of the anime first season, serves as the general director with Masato \ Jinbo, who is promoted to the director from an episode director, for Silver Link. Kenji Inoue and Nozomi Ushijima again work on series composition and character designs respectively. The Fate/Kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei! TV anime is scheduled to premiere in July.
Chiwa Saito (Homura Akemi in Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Hitagi Senjogahara in Nisemonogatari) will voice new character Kuro/Kuroe von Einzbern. An announcement this week confirmed that Fate/hollow ataraxiacharacters Caren Hortensia and Bazett Fraga McRemitz will be appearing in the series. Ami Koshimizu voices the Fuyuki Church priestess, while Hitomi Nabatame similarly reprises her role as the mage