With a planned February 27th, 2018 release in North America for the bilingual Blu-ray and premium edition release from Sentai Filmworks, Australian distributor Madman Entertainment has set up their plans for Flip Flappers. The series is getting a Blu-ray only release from them on May 9th, 2018 priced at $59.95. Listed with the clean opening and closing as the extras, it’ll be a bilingual release and essentially mirror the North American one.
John Swasey directed the cast for this with Marta Bechtol handling the scripts. The cast includes Luci Christian as Cocona, Brittney Karbowski as Papika, Patricia Duran as Yayaka, David Wald as Salt, David Matranga as Hidaka, Chelsea McCurdy as Sayuri, Jay Hickman as TT-392, Carli Mosier as Yuyu, Philip Hayes as Toto, Emily Neves as Nyunyu, Shelley Calene-Black as Mimi, Kira Vincent-Davis as Irodori, Tiffany Grant as Grandma, and Mark X Laskowski as Uexkull.
The project is a production that involves Infinite and toy distributor Happinet. It was directed by Kiyotaka Oshiyama with Takashi Kojima serving as the chief animation director and character designer. The original concept art was done by tanu. Studio 3Hz produced the animation for it.
The Japanese cast includes M.A.O. as Papika, Minami Takahashi as Konoka, Ayaka Ohashi as Yayaka, Kenjirou Tsuda as Salt, Airi Toshinou as Yuyu, Sayaka Inoue as Toto, Jun Fukushima as Hidaka, Yoko Hikasa as Sayuri, Kazuyuki Okitsu as TT-392, Michiyo Murase as Uexkull, Saori Oonishi as Kokona’s Senpai and Tamie Kubota as Kokona’s Grandmother.
The opening theme song is “Serendipity” performed by ZAQ while the ending theme song is “FLIP FLAP FLIP FLAP” as performed by TO-MAS feat.Chima.
Crunchyroll streamed the series to their members in the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Latin America, Netherlands, Scandinavia, Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa.
Plot concept: How does the world look in your eyes? Papika and Cocona, the heroines of the story, hold the keys to open the door. When the two girls meet, their adventures in a different time and different overlapping dimension called “Pure Illusion” begin. Many things in Pure Illusion will stand in the girls’ way on their search for the mysterious crystal called the “Shard of Mimi,” an item that is said to grant any wish. However, when the girls find themselves in danger, the Shard of Mimi shines, and they are able to transform.