The popular VTuber Kizuna Ai was talked about as getting an anime project previously but it’s now being formalized more as a 2023 TV project with the name Kizuna no Allele. The show saw a premiere date of April 3rd, 2023 set for it and now the Japanese side has set up the home video releases. With Movic distributing them, the twelve-episode series is getting a three-volume release that begins on July 28th, 2023. They’re going to be Blu-ray releases only and are priced at 12,000 yen each.
With the third set coming up in a couple of weeks, we now have a look at the finalized cover artwork for it below and catching up with the second volume as well. Check the details below and the link here for details on specific store bonus items and goods.
Kenichiro Komaya is directing it from the scripts by Deko Akao. Shiori Asak and Niina Morita are handling the character designs with Wit Studio and Signal.MD handling the animation production.
The Japanese cast includes Kizuna Ai, Ayumi Hinohara as Miracle, Rina Kawaguchi as Quan, Hikari Kodama as Chris, Yuka Nukui as Noelle, and Arisa Hanawa as Riz.
The VICONIC group includes Nozomi Nagumo as Jua and Tsukino as Thea.
The BRT5 group includes Yūri Matsuoka as Niska, Randhi as Jessie, Haruka Yoshiki as Ellie, Hina Natsume as Sarah, and Hinaki Yano as Halle.
The 3DM8 group includes Ruri Arai as Ximena, Nao Furuhata as Zoe, and Yūna Kitahara as Sofia.
Plot Concept: I want to connect with everyone—
Miraku, a young girl who wishes to follow in the footsteps of virtual artist Kizuna AI.
“I will become who I want to be and deliver dreams and hope across the world.”
With that resolution in her heart, she will strive for the top alongside her friends.
Her story begins now—
|1||07/28/23||Booklet, Audio Commentary|
|2||08/24/23||Booklet, Audio Commentary|
|3||09/29/23||Booklet, Audio Commentary|
[Source: Kizuna no Allele]