The upcoming Lycoris Recoil original anime has released a new trailer, which previews the newly announced ending song “Hana no Tou” by Sayuri and reveals a July 2 premiere date. The new promotional video also teases the show’s serious action side. The tonal contrast between the serious side of Lycoris Recoil and the mostly cute and lighthearted image that has been emphasized so far can also be seen in the show’s new key visual.Lycoris Recoil‘s staff includes Shingo Adachi (Sword Art Online and WORKING!! character designer) as director, Asaura (Shousetsu Knights of Sidonia: Kitto Arifureta Koi author) as the story draft writer, Imigimuru (This Art Club Has a Problem! mangaka) as character designer, and Spider Lily as the creator. A-1 Pictures is the animation production company.
Other staff include Kenji Sawada (Shikimori’s Not Just A Cutie co-main animator) as main animator, Hotaka Okomoto (Platinum End) and Maiko Ikeda (Beyblade Burst QuadDrive) as art directors, Azusa Sasaki (Zombieland Saga Revenge) as color designer, Toshiaski Aoshima (The Millionaire Detective Balance: Unlimited) as photography director, and Shuuhei Mutsuki (Three Leaves, Three Colors) as music composer. Yuusuke Maruyama (Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon: The Second Act opening director and storyboarder) is helping Adachi as assistant director, while Yumiko Yamamoto (Sword Art Online Alicization War of Underworld co-character designer) is serving as sub-character designer.