Date A Live Anime Season 5 Announced And In Development

The anime’s production team has announced a fifth season of the anime series Date A Live. The announcement comes after the broadcast of the 12th and final episode of the fourth season on June 24, 2022.

Light novel artist Date A Live, Tsunako, drew a commemorative illustration to celebrate the news from the announcement of the fifth season. The fourth season of the Date A Live anime features many of the returning voice cast members, including:

  • Nobunaga Shimazaki as Jido Itsuka
  • Marina Inoue as Tohka Yatogami.
  • Misuzu Togashi as Origami Tobiichi.
  • Ayana Taketatsu as Kotori Itsuka.
  • Iori Nomizu as Yoshino Himekawa.
  • 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

Special illustration by Date A Live Season 5

The new voice cast members consist of Hitomi Nabatame as Nia Honjo and Akari Kageyama as Mukuro Hoshimiya. Next, AmericanPost.News shares more details of the anime series Date A Live:

Date A Bullet’s Jun Nakagawa is directing the series, taking over from Keitarou Motonaga. Other returning staff members include:

  • Naoto Nakamura as character designer.
  • Shiori Tanaka (key animator for Date A Bullet) as supporting character designer.
  • Kusanagi’s Nakata Junki as art director.
  • Hitomi Ikeda as color designer.
  • Keisuke Nozawa of Graphinica as director of photography.
  • Gou Sakabe as music composer.
  • GEEK TOYS is in charge of animation production for the fourth season.

Other staff members include Fumihiko Shimo (lower level character Tomozaki) as series writer and Mika Akitaka (Strike the Blood) and Yasuhiro Moriki (co-original mechanical designer for Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway) as mechanical designers.

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The first three seasons of Date A Live aired in 2013, 2014, and 2019 respectively. The franchise also inspired a 2015 anime film and a two-part Date A Bullet OVA spinoff series in 2020.

The original light novels were first published under Kadokawa’s Fujimi Fantasia Bunko imprint on March 19, 2011. The series ended on March 19, 2020 with 22 volumes in total, and has inspired various spin-off media, manga, and video games. Also, we remind you that the fourth season of Date A Live is available to watch on Crunchyroll.

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