Call of the Night Reveals Solo Visual & PV For New Character Akira Asai

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A new key visual and short trailer from Call of the Night has been released, promoting the character Akira Asai (voiced by Yumiri Hanamori). The anime is scheduled to premiere in July 2022. 

The 15-second PV trailer highlights her character talking to the protagonist, Kou Yamori (voiced by Gen Satou), while the visual shows her sitting on a swing set in the daylight. 

Tomoyuki Itamura (The Case Study of Vanitas) is directing the anime series while Tetsuya Miyanishi (Aoharu X Machinegun) serves as the chief director. Michiko Yokote (The Great Jahy Will Not Be Defeated!) is writing the anime’s screenplay and Haruka Sagawa (Child of Kamiari Month) is doing the character designs. LIDENFILMS is handling the animation production and the anime will air on Fuji TV’s Noitamina block.

The original manga series was first published in 2019 and has published 10 tankoubon volumes as of March 2022. It is written and illustrated by Dagashi Kashi creator Kotoyama and currently runs in Shogakukan’s Weekly Shounen Sunday magazine. 

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© 2022 Kotoyama, Shogakukan / “Yofukashi no uta” Production Committee

Viz Media describes the story as:

One sleepless night, Ko slips out to walk the streets. Life after dark is a revelation! When flirtatious Nazuna invites Ko to spend the night at her place in an abandoned building, he’s stoked! But then he awakens to kisses on his neck with a little too much bite to them… Is it just the delicious taste of his blood that makes her meet him night after night for late-night adventures, conversation and…naps? Or something else? Then, when a cute girl from Ko’s past shows up and competes for his attention, his budding relationship with the undead is put to the test!

Source: Call of the Night Official Japanese Twitter

William Moo is a freelance writer who has previously written for OTAQUEST and MANGA.TOKYO. He also contributes work to the website Yatta Tachi. He enjoys watching lots of anime every season and reading from time to time. You can follow him on Twitter @thewriterSITB.
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