Shadow of Laffandor, a "fantasy picture story" published by Warner Music Japan that mixes elements of music and audio-based RPGs, is being adapted into a TV anime that will broadcast on Tokyo MX and Sun TV beginning on July 12, 2017.
It is unclear as to whether this will be a new work, or whether the original Shadow of Laffandor web audio drama series will be re-packaged to better fit within a TV episode format.
The staff for Shadow of Laffandor includes:
- Original work, music: Keiko Yanai
- Sound producer: Naoyuki Chikatani
- Screenplay: Kazushige Nojima
- Character design: Satoe Tachibana
The cast for Shadow of Laffandor includes:
- Natsuki Hanae as Lien.
- Natsumi Hioka as Tresta.
- Ami Fukushima as Cherche.
- Yūichirō Umehara as Isole.
- Daisuke Namikawa as Braye.
- Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Nebraes.
- And Yōko Honda as Laura.
The story of Shadow of Laffandor is described as follows:
Once upon time, there was a war between Lights and Shadows.
How their hatred to each other change the face of the world that consisted of those two...?
The war went on without any concern for the world afterward, and finally, it ended with the victory of the Lights.
But at the same time it caused the birth of the darkness, which never had existed before.
The Lights could never even touch the Shadows which took refuge in darkness.
The world ruled by the King of the Lights was so bright and so liveful.
However to be afraid of darkness and to be scared of the Shadows had been his unavoidable fate.
The Shadow of Laffandor TV anime will broadcast on Tokyo MX each Wednesday during the 22:50 time slot and on Sun TV each Wednesday during the 24:20 time slot (actually at 12:20 AM JST on Thursday morning) beginning on July 12, 2017.
Paul Chapman is the host of The Greatest Movie EVER! Podcast and GME! Anime Fun Time.