Studio Trigger is adapting their critically-acclaimed anime short, Little Witch Academia, into a TV anime. Now, the anime’s official twitter page has tweeted two new videos:


The videos also give us a preview of the anime’s two new theme songs. YURiKA will be performing the anime’s OP, “Shiny Ray”. Meanwhile, Yuiko Oohara will be performing the anime’s ED song, “Hoshi wo Tadoreba”.

This highly anticipated TV anime adaptation will be making its premiere on 8th January. Much of the staff and cast involved in the original anime shorts are also returning. The anime’s confirmed cast includes:

Megumi Han as Atsuko “Akko” Kagari
Fumiko Orikasa as Lotte Yanson
Michiyo Murase as Sucy Manbavaran
Yōko Hikasa as Diana Cavendish
Arisa Shida as Amanda O’Neill
Rie Murakawa as Constanze von Braunschbank Albrechtsberger
Reina Ueda as Jasminka Antonenko
Noriko Hidaka as Shiny Chariot