The official website for the long-awaited TV anime adaptation of the late Tomohiro Matsu (Listen to Me, Girls. I Am Your Father!)’s unfinished romantic comedy light novel series Hatena☆Illusion has posted a 50-second new PV to introduce its main voice cast, including Aina Suzuki as its main heroine Kana “Hatena” Hoshisato.
The novel series featuring illustrations by Kentaro Yabuki (To Love Ru) was originally published for four volumes from Shueisha’s Dash X Bunko from November 2014 to November 2015. Three years after the author’s death in May 2016, it was relaunched by Story Works, the story writing company that he was in charge of representing, in August 2019, under the new title Hatena☆Illusion R.
Children’s Playground Entertainment-animated romantic comedy is set to premiere in January 2020.
Main Voice Cast:
- Kana “Hatena” Hoshisato: Aina Suzuki
- Makoto Shiranui: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
- Yumemi Hoshisato: Miyu Tomita
- Ema Sakurai: M.A.O
- Kokomi Kikyoin: Sumire Uesaka
- Mariah Grene: Satomi Arai
- Mamoru Hoshisato: Yoshimasa Hosoya
- Maeve Hoshisato: Yoshino Nanjo
- Jeeves Wodehouse: Takashi Matsuyama
- Gaugau: ???
Makoto Shiranui, who has just become a freshman in junior high school, goes to Tokyo to become a disciple of Mamoru Hoshisato, a world-famous magician who was an acquaintance of his parents. He has always admired magicians since he saw the show by Mamoru Hoshiri and his wife Maeve when he was a child, and he is also a childhood friend of their daughter Kana (nicknamed Hatena). In Tokyo, the incidents by a beautiful female phantom thief have created a sensation, but Makoto has no anxiety because there is still Hatena. At the Hoshisato family’s house, which is called a haunted house, the butler Jeeves and the maid Ema welcome Makoto, then he finally meets again with Hatena. She seems so happy to be with him, but there are gaps in their conversation, and finally –!
OP song “Magic Words” short MV by Liyuu:
ED song “Hikari-iro no Uta” MV by Aina Suzuki:
©Tomohiro Matsu/SHUEISHA, Hatena☆Illusion Production Committee
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