From Bushiroad, the creators of Cardfight! Vanguard and Weiss Schwarz, comes a completely new trading card game franchise called Luck and Logic. The franchise will also be getting a new TV anime adaptation starting 9 January 2016, and the promotional trailer was just released:
The video reveals the anime’s cast, which comprises of:
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- Kensho Ono as Yoshichika Tsurugi
- Sumire Uesaka as Athena
- Risa Taneda as Tamaki Yurine
- Nao Touyama as Venus
- Sora Tokui as Chloe Maxwell
- Chiaki Omigawa as Valkyrie
- Inori Minase as Mana Asuha
- Fumiko Orikasa as Artemis
- Risa Mizuno as Veronica
- Ananko Izumi Kitta as Nemesis
- Aimi as Yukari Nanahoshi
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Orga Brakechild
- Hozumi Gouda as Genno Yaruno
- Ai Kayano as Shiori Tsurugi
- Kana Ueda as Pieri
- Ryuu Nakatani as Quetzalcoatl
- Suzuko Mimori as Logigraph
- Kousuke Toriumi as Lucifer
Kensho Ono will be performing the anime’s OP song, “STORY,” while fellow voice cast member, Emi Nitta, will be performing the ED theme, “Meiyaku no Kanata.” Dogakobo will be animating the series with Full Metal Panic! director, Koichi Chigira, at the helm as the director, together with Takashi Naoya, who served as an assistant director for A Certain Scientific Railgun S. According to the official website, the story of Luck and Logic is:
In L.C. 922, people faced a sudden crisis.In Tetra Heaven, the land of legend, a hundred years of war had come to a close. The gods who lost the war searched for a new place to live, and found it in Septpia, the human world, which they proceeded to attack. The Logicalists attached to ALCA, a special police agency whose duty it was to protect cities from assaults by foreigners (angels), were compelled to act in defense of cities, whether they wished to or not.
And depending on their ability, Logicalists could initiate trance with goddesses from the other world, and stand a fighting chance on the battlefield.
A civilian named Yoshichika Tsurugi, who lacked “Logic” and lived happily with his family, was caught up in an attack, and took shelter along with many people. He meets a beautiful goddess named Athena. In her hands, she had the “Logic” that Yoshichika lacked. Now both Yoshichika and Athena head to their destiny.
A 2-hour TV special will air on 31 December 2015, where the show’s staff will be revealing more details about both the anime and the game. A one-minute animated short will also be shown before every episode of Luck and Logic. This new franchise is a multi-company collaboration between Bushiroad, Bandai Visual, Dogakobo Nitroplus, Lantis, and Yuhodo, which means that this one may be huge in terms of scale.
Meanwhile, the card game itself will ship starting 28 January 2016. The game will be featured in a demo at AFA – Anime Festival Asia, which will be held from 27 – 29 November. Here is a PV for the game itself, which also announces that three starter decks, as well as booster packs, will go on sale beginning 28 January: