top of page
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • YouTube

Original TV anime 'Lycoris Recoil' releases 1st PV for July 2022 broadcast

The first PV introduces the main cast and a little bit about their personalities.

By: Nicole S. Castro on April 29, 2022 at 19:33 PHT

The first promotion video has been revealed for upcoming original TV anime Lycoris Recoil, which is scheduled to air in July 2022.

The anime is produced by animation studio A-1 Pictures and directed by Shingo Adachi (Sword Art Online). The original concept was written by Spider Lily, with series composition by Asaura.

©︎Lycoris Recoil PROJECT

The fantasy/slice-of-life series takes place in a Japanese-style café called 「リコリコ」 (Romaji: Ricorico), located in downtown Tokyo.

In addition to the usual café duties like brewing coffee and making desserts, the girls find themselves doing all sorts of odd jobs such as babysitting, exterminating zombies, and defeating giant monsters!

The cast features a variety of characters with distinct personalities. There's the smiley and outgoing Chisato, the cool and serious Takina, the can't-wait-to-get-married Mizuki, and the lazy Kurumi. They are managed by store owner Mika.


  • Chisato Nishigiki (CV: Chika Anzai)

  • Takina Inoue (CV: Shion Wakayama)

  • Mizuki Nakahara (CV: Ami Koshimizu)

  • Kurumi (CV: Misaki Kuno)

  • Mika (CV: Kosuke Sakaki)


  • Original work: Spider Lily

  • Director: Shingo Adachi

  • Series composition: Asaura

  • Character design: Imigimuru

  • Animation production: A-1 Pictures

Source: Lycoris Recoil official Twitter, official website, Comic Natalie




Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.


bottom of page