The official website for smartphone game company Happy Elements' first original anime Phantom in the Twilight began streaming the show's second full promotional video on Wednesday. The video reveals that Taiwanese singer Jiro Wang will perform the anime's opening theme "Flowery song," and it previews the song. Dan Osano is writing the lyrics and TAKUYA is composing and arranging the piece.
The show will premiere in Japan on Tokyo MX and BS Fuji on July 9 late at night at 12:30 a.m. (effectively July 10). The series is being developed in Japan and China.
Kunihiro Mori (Mars Daybreak) is directing the anime at LIDEN FILMS. Fumiaki Maruto (How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend, Classroom Crisis) and Shunsaku Yano are handling the series composition. Maruto is also credited with the original story, and Yano is also credited with the world setting. Hidari (Fire Emblem Echoes -Shadows of Valencia-) is designing the characters, and Megumi Yamashita is adapting the designs for animation. Z-Ton (AntiMagic Academy "The 35th Test Platoon") is handling the creature design.
May'n will perform the show's ending theme song.
The cast includes:
Kana Hanazawa as Baileu Ton
Takahiro Sakurai as Vlad Garfunkel
Nobuhiko Okamoto as Luke Bowen
Tomokazu Sugita as Tauryu
Daiki Yamashita as Wayne King
Rikiya Koyama as Van Helsing
Junichi Suwabe as Haysin
Yuki Ono as Chris
Manaka Iwami as Mu Shinyao
Kousuke Toriumi as Backup
Yui Horie as Sha Rijan
Kenji Nomura as George L. Gregory
The story takes place in London at Café Forbidden, a mysterious café that only opens at night. The protagonist is a girl who is in London to study abroad. She meets the handsome men who work this place where the guardians of the boundary between the human and shadow world gather.
Haruta Mayuzumi launched a manga set before the anime's story on LINE Manga on March 25.
Source: Phantom in the Twilight website