Lycoris Recoil: Ordinary Days Light Novel To Be Reprinted Again Before Release

イラスト/いみぎむる©Asaura 2022 ©Spider Lily/アニプレックス・ABCアニメーション・BS11

The Lycoris Recoil: Ordinary Days light novel, a spin-off of the ongoing Lycoris Recoil original anime, is getting a second round of pre-release reprints ahead of its September 9 launch. The first round of reprints was announced in late August.

Kadokawa says that the amount of copies resulting from the reprints exceeds 100,000.

An illustration from the light novel’s illustrator Imigimuru (Lycoris Recoil character designer, This Art Club Has a Problem! mangaka) featuring main characters Chisato and Takina was released to commemorate the occasion.

イラスト/いみぎむる©Asaura 2022
©Spider Lily/アニプレックス・ABCアニメーション・BS11

Lycoris Recoil: Ordinary Days is written by Asaura (Ben-To, Lycoris Recoil story draft writer) with Spider Lily (the pseudonym listed as the anime’s original creator) as supervisor and draft writer. The light novel is listed with 344 pages and will be published under the Dengeki Bunko label. 

The Lycoris Recoil anime premiered on July 2 and will run for 13 episodes according to the Blu-ray listings. The show takes place in a Japan where teenage female agents called Lycoris secretly maintain the peace by preventing crimes before they have begun. Heroines Chisato and Takina are two such Lycoris, but they work at a branch that doubles as a legitimate cafe and provider of services like language teaching.

The show’s staff includes Shingo Adachi (Sword Art Online and WORKING!! character designer) as director, Yuusuke Maruyama (Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon: The Second Act opening director and storyboarder) as assistant director, Kenji Sawada (Shikimori’s Not Just A Cutie co-main animator) as main animator, Yumiko Yamamoto (Sword Art Online Alicization War of Underworld co-character designer) as sub-character designer, and Shuuhei Mutsuki (Three Leaves, Three Colors) as music composer. A-1 Pictures is the animation production company. 

Meanwhile, the cast includes Chika Anzai as Chisato, Shion Wakayama as Takina, Ami Koshimizu as Mizuki Nakahara, Misaki Kuno as Kurumi, and Kousuke Sakaki as Mika.

Source: Press release

Melvyn is one of Anime Trending's main news writers. Aside from anime, he can sometimes be found writing about Japanese/anime-related video games, VTubers, manga, and light novels. Occasionally, he'll put out a review or listicle too. Every anime season, he looks forward to discovering new standout episodes and OP/ED animation sequences. Some of his free time is spent self-learning Japanese.
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