Kizuna no Allele, the upcoming anime project for the VTuber Kizuna Ai, revealed additional details and its premiere date..
Kenichoro Komaya will direct the series with both WiT Studio and Signal handling animation. MD will also collaborate to animate the series. Character designs meanwhile are handled by both Asaka Shiori and Morita Niina who will also serve as chief animation directors along with Takahashi Mizuki.
Kizuna no Allele will premiere this year on April 3, 2023, and will air on TV Tokyo, TV Osaka, and TV Aichi, and will stream on Animax.
Cast members were also announced, with new talents like Hinohara Ayumi who voiced Yaeno Muteki of Uma Musume video games. Hinohara Ayumi will voice Kizuna no Allele’s protagonist Miracle. She will be accompanied by the rest of the voice actresses in their respective roles:
- Kawaguchi Rina – Quan
- Codama Hikari – Chris
- Hanazawa Arisa – Riz
- Matsuoka – Niska
- Randhi – Jessie
- Yoshiki – Ellie
- Natsume Hina – Sarak
- Yano Hinaki – Halle
- Nagumo Nozomi – Jua
- Tsukino – Thea
- Arai Ruri – Ximena
- Nao Furuhata – Zoe
- Kitahara Yuna – Sofia
Kizuna Ai will also appear in the series as herself. Meanwhile, the anime’s music will be composed by Sakabe Go, who also composed and arranged music for the Date A Live anime series and made music for Kamen Rider Zero-One and Kamen Rider Ghost.
Kizuna no Allele’s story is officially describe as:
“This is a story about the bonds between girls.
Kizuna Ai appeared like a comet in the virtual world, becoming massively popular in the blink of an eye.
After five consecutive years of gracing the Lapin Doll—the highest honor of the Virtual Grid Awards—she disappeared as quickly as she came.
Several months have passed since then…
ADEN Academy is a school that speciaRizes in training new talent who will make their debut in the virtual world.
There, students each with their own hopes and dreams work hard every day.
“I wanna be a virtual artist just like AI!”
A young girl named Miracle enrolls in ADEN Academy with this conviction in her heart.
There, she’ll meet all kinds of people and make wonderful new memories with them as they each pursue their dreams.
Are you ready? ”
Kizuna no Allele was first announced, during Kizuna Ai’s last live concert dubbed as Kizuna Ai The Last Live “hello, world 2022” before the VTuber’s indefinite hiatus. Kizuna no Allele, along with the other projects that were announced during her last concert, are part of Kizuna AI Co., Ltd. “hello, world” project that aims to achieve Kizuna Ai’s wish “I want to connect with everyone in the world.”