A new short-form project is coming up as part of the summer season with Cooking with Valkyries, which is based on the Houkai 3rd game as an offshoot. The project is set for a July 7th, 2020 debut in Japan. It’s directed by Naoko Takeichi and Meng Sun with Ayaka Shimoji working on the character designs and serving as the chief animation director.
The Japanese cast includes:
- Rie Kugimiya as Kiana Kaslana
- Miyuki Sawashiro as Mei Raiden
- Kana Asumi as Bronya Zaychik
- Rie Tanaka as Himeko Murata
- Yukari Tamura as Theresa Apocalypse
- Minami Takayama as Fuka
The opening theme song is “Taste of home” performed in-character by the main cast.
Plot Concept: Cooking with Valkyries features an original story that re-imagines the warrior maidens of the Houkai 3rd game as friends who enjoy cooking and dining together