With some productions, you get a sense that there will be a lot of information coming out about it quickly. Such is likely the case with Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid, which announced its staff and cast rather quickly after announcing the project itself. And now just a couple of days after that, a new key visual of two of the characters has landed to show off the design elements of what A-1 Pictures will be producing with Masaki Yamano doing the character designs.
Set for broadcast in 2015, the production has set Yuuki Itoh to direct it at A-1 Pictures with Naruo Kobayashi handling the scripts. Masaaki Yamano is on board to handle character designs for the series.
The series has set the cast with Kaori Mizuhashi as Vivio Takamachi, Mamiko Noto as Einhart Stratos, Yukari Tamura as Nanoha Takamichi and Nana Mizuki as Fate.
The adaptation comes from the manga of the same name by Masaki Tsuzuki and Takuya Fujima that began in 2009 and just released its twelfth installment last month. Similar to the other series, there’s a bit of a time jump between shows, this one moving things ahead about four years. The property has done quite well since its initial introduction years ago as we’ve had three series prior to this along with two feature films while a third is still tentatively planned for this year. And that’s not even starting to scratch the surface of all the manga spinoffs over the years.
Box sets were announced earlier is year for the first three seasons that are set to begin release in October of this year.
Plot concept: Set 4 years after StrikerS, Nanoha finally has time to get off her feet, now explore the Nanoha world in Vivio Takamichi’s shoes and her device, Sacred Heart.