The multimedia project known as Assault Lily Project is getting ready to put one piece of it into anime form as a project called Assault Lily Bouquet was previously announced. Originally set for the summer 2020 season, the show recently confirmed through the official site that it’s being pushed back to the fall 2020 season with an October debut due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting cascade of delays that have gone on.
Now, a new bit of casting has been announced with the addition of Minami Tsuda to the show as she takes on the role of Soraha Amano. Tsuda has a solid career in voice acting with lead roles in Aikatsu Stars and My Wife is the Student Council President as well as Yuruyuri.
The series will have Shouji Saeki directing it with Mieko Hosoi working on character designs and SHAFT on animation production.
The Japanese cast includes:
- Hikaru Akao as Riri Hitotsuyanagi
- Yūko Natsuyoshi as Yuyu Shirai
- Mikako Izawa as Kaede Johan Nouvelle
- 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 Globius
- Rie Takahashi as Shiori Rokkaku
- Minami Tsuda as Soraha Amano
The group “RAISE A SUILENE” from the BanG Dream anime will perform the opening theme song while Hitotsuyanagi-tai is handling the ending theme song “Edel Lilie.”
第1弾となる本日は 天野天葉役 #津田美波 さんです✨
— アサルトリリィ公式 (@assaultlily_pj) June 22, 2020
Plot Concept: On Earth in the near future, humanity faced imminent destruction from mysterious giant creatures known as “Huge.” The entire world unites against the Huge, and successfully develops weaponry known as “CHARM” (Counter Huge Arms) by combining science and magic. CHARM exhibits high rates of synchronization with teenaged girls, and the girls who use CHARM are viewed as heroes called “Lilies.” Throughout the world, “Garden” military academies are established to train Lilies to face the Huge and to serve as bases to protect and guide people. This is a story about fighting girls who aim to become Lilies at one such Garden.
The "Assault Lily Bouquet" TV anime has been postponed to October.
— A.I.R (Anime Intelligence (and) Research) (@AIR_News01) May 28, 2020