Assault Lily Bouquet anime is all set to land on Funimation soon. The streaming platform announced on Sunday that they will start streaming the anime on Thursday. Their official website also began showing an announcement. Yūko Natsuyoshi, Yuyu Shirai’s voice actress featured the announcement on twitter.
Watch the official twitter post below!
We’ve got a special message from Japanese voice actress Yuko Natsuyoshi!
Assault Lily BOUQUET premieres tomorrow, October 1st! 🔥 pic.twitter.com/AkChUJG9HI
— Funimation (@FUNimation) September 30, 2020
Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming anime.
Assault Lily Bouquet Anime: Release Date
The anime is all set to land on TBS on Thursday night at 1:28 a.m. (effectively, Friday). Following this, the series will also debut on BS-TBS on Saturday at 2:00 a.m. (effectively, Sunday).
Additionally, Amazon Prime Video will also exclusively start streaming the anime on Thursday. However, it was not revealed whether the exclusivity is only in Japan or worldwide.
The anime was originally going to premiere in July. The streaming service delayed the anime’s release in October to ensure its cast and staff’s safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dollmaker Azone International and the creative group Acus conceived the Assault Lily Project in 2013. It is a mixed-media franchise based on 1/12-scale action doll figures.
The anime’s website has the following tagline, “A rhapsody of petals dancing on the frontline.” The project’s theme revolves around battles waged by beautiful girls with weapons.
Mysterious giant creatures are known as “Huge” has threatened humanity’s survival in the near future. They will destroy the entire human race if nothing is done otherwise.
The entire worlds get united to face this common enemy. They successfully develop weaponry known as “CHARM” (Counter Huge Arms) by combining science and magic. This weapon will help humanity win its war against these giant creatures.
CHARM also showcases high synchronization rates with teenage girls. Additionally, the girls who leverage CHARM are seen as heroes called “Lillies”.
“Garden” military academies are developed throughout the world. These academics train Lilies to face the Huge and also to serve as bases to protect and guide people.
The anime’s story is about such fighting girls who want to become Lilies in one such Garden.
Cast and Crew
Below is the entire list of the anime stars:
Hikaru Akao as Riri Hitotsuyanagi
Yūko Natsuyoshi as Yuyu Shirai
Mikako Izawa as Kaede Johan Nouvel
Rimi Nishimoto as Fumi Futagawa
Risa Tsumugi as Tazusa Andō
Haruki Iwata as Thi Mai Yoshimura
Sana Hoshimori as Kuo Shenlin
Hikaru Tohno as Wang Yujia
Karin Takahashi as Miliam Hildegard von Guropius
Rie Takahashi as Shiori Rokkaku
Minami Tsuda as Soraha Amano
Sayaka Harada as Kusumi Egawa
Juri Nagatsuma as Shinobu Izue
Shouji Saeki is the anime director along with Keita Nagahara as the anime’s assistant director. Additionally, Mieko Hosoi is the anime’s character designer and Kazuya Shiotsuki is the anime’s sub-character designer. Shiotsuki also serves as the anime’s chief animation director alongside Sōta Suwa.
RAISE A SUILEN will perform the anime’s opening theme song “Sacred World”. Thursday. Hikaru Akao is also all set to perform the anime’s ending theme song “Edel Lilie” as her character.
We will bring more details very soon. Until then, stay tuned and keep reading for all the latest updates!