On Wednesday, during the live-streamed 10th-anniversary special of the Date A Live anime franchise, the staff and cast unveiled the teaser promotional trailer and visual for the upcoming Date A Live Season 5 anime.
Following the airing of the final episode of the fourth season, the popular Date A Live anime adaptation’s fifth season was revealed. The teaser indicates the television broadcast format for the season as well as the fourth season’s cast and crew.
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Date A Live Season 5 Teaser Trailer and Visual
Date A Live Season 5 first teaser video and visual were shown yesterday along with the announcement of a returning cast and team. The trailer and teaser image are shown below,
Along with The first teaser image and trailer for Date a Live V (Season 5) coupled with the news that the animators from Season 4 will be back.
We have wonderful news for the fans of the Date A Live series after almost a year since we last saw their favorite characters.
Accordingly, the fourth season of Date A Live’s cast and crew are confirmed in the new teaser as well. The premiere date for the fifth season has not been revealed despite the TV broadcast format’s confirmation.
Although, more information about the upcoming episode will become available, including the narrative, theme music, and more characters.
Date A Live Season 5 Cast and Staff
During the 10th anniversary live stream, a special message board graphic including good wishes for the upcoming sequel from several Date A Live cast and crew members was made public.
Altogether the fifth installment’s director, Jun Nakagawa, attended the occasion and expressed his happiness that filming had restarted. Date A Live season 5 will be the final one, according to Nakagawa.
“The story finally reaches its climax, and the battle between the spirits becomes more severe. Please wait for a while as I will depict the battle between the samurai and the Ratatosk, DEM, and the Primordial Spirit.“ Source: Comic Natalie
The creator of the franchise’s character designs, Naoto Nakamura, also sent a statement to the Date A Live community expressing his satisfaction with his work:
“Continuing from the 4th season, the characters newly introduced in the 5th season were carefully designed so as not to spoil the charm of the original work. In the main story, I want to carefully depict each and every emotion of the characters, with the intention of expressing their invisible hearts.“ Source: Comic Natalie
To celebrate the franchise’s 10th anniversary, the franchise’s actors and team, including the original creator, filled out a unique signboard.
The anime’s returning staff from the fourth season includes:
- Director: Jun Nakagawa
- Series Script Supervisor: Fumihiko Shimo
- Character Designer: Naoto Nakamura
- Music: Go Sakabe
- Animation Studio: Geek Toys
The anime’s returning cast includes:
- Marina Inoue as Tohka Yatogami
- Nobunaga Shimazaki as Shido Itsuka
- Misuzu Togashi as Origami Tobiichi
- Ayana Taketatsu as Kotori Itsuka
- Iori Nomizu as Yoshino
- Asami Sanada as Kurumi Tokisaki
- Maaya Uchida as Kaguya Yamai
- Sarah Emi Bridcutt as Yuzuru Yamai
- Minori Chihara as Miku Izayoi
- Ayumi Mano as Natsumi
- Hitomi Nabatame as Nia Honjō
- Akari Kageyama as Mukuro Hoshimiya
About Date A Live
Firstly the television anime version of Date A Live has 12 episodes in its first season, which debuted in 2013. In 2014, the second season’s 10 episodes made their debut. The first and second seasons were streamed by Funimation as they were shown in Japan.
The business also released the first season with an English dub on Blu-ray Disc and DVD in June 2014, and the second season with the same formats in March 2016. In August 2015, the anime movie Gekijban Date A Live: Mayuri Judgment debuted in Japan.
Following season 3 of the show Date A Live was released on January 2019 and consist of 12 episodes, which were broadcasted on television. Both Crunchyroll and Funimation gave streams of the show as it aired.
Furthermore, the most recent season of the well-liked anime series, based on Koshi Tachibana’s Date a Live light novel series, was animated by GEEKTOYS. It was serialized by Fujimi Shobo from 2012 to 2020, and a total of 22 volumes are now in print. Tsunako provided the drawings.
However, in April and June 2013, AIC Plus+ produced the first TV anime adaptation. Between April and June 2014, Production IMS’s second season was broadcast. The fourth season, produced by GEEKTOYS and animated by J.C. Staff, ran from April to June 2022. The third season ran from January to March 2019 on television.
Date A Live Story Line
The Date a Live light novel series is being published in English by Yen Press, and Crunchyroll previously streamed the first three seasons of the show together with the fourth season as it aired in Japan last year, which describes the series as:
“Ordinary high school boy Shido discovers a mysterious girl at ground zero of a recent spacequake. Shido learns, through his sister Kotori, that the girl is one of the Spirits: mystical creatures responsible for the spacequakes. Shido is recruited to help “seal” the spirits and end their threat to Humanity. There’s just one catch: the only way to seal a spirit—is to make her fall in love with you.“
So are you ready for the ultimate spirits battle and want to know how it ends? If yes, then let us know your thoughts in the comments.
Frequently Asked Question
As for now only the trailer, teaser visual, cast, and staff has been released but there are many other things that are still confidential such as the release date, so we can expect that it will also be revealed in the next few months.
Source: Official Website