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'Prima Doll' reveals first main PV for July 2022 broadcast

The mixed media project by Key/Visual Arts and Bibury Animation Studios stars the autonomous mechanical dolls who work at a coffee shop.

By: Nicole S. Castro on March 27, 2022 at 15:26 PHT

The first full promotional video for TV anime Prima Doll has been released. It will air in July 2022 on TOKYO MX.

Prima Doll is a mixed media project by visual novel developer Key/Visual Arts and Bibury Animation Studios.

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©︎Prima Doll PROJECT

The upcoming TV anime features the daily lives of the autonomous mechanical dolls (automata) who work at the coffee shop, Kuronekotei.

The featured opening theme is Tin Toy Melody, sung by Chat Noir, with lyrics and composition by MANYO.


  • Haizakura (CV: Azumi Waki)

  • Karasuba (CV: Tomori Kusunoki)

  • Gekka (CV: Miyu Tomita)

  • Retzel (CV: Akari Kitō)

  • Hōkiboshi (CV: Yuki Nakashima)


  • Original designs: VISUAL ARTS, Key

  • Source material: VISUAL ARTS, Key, Bibury Animation Studios

  • Director: Tensho/Motoki Tanaka

  • Series composition / Screenplay: Toya Okano, Kai

  • Character draft: Na-Ga, Fuzichoco, Yui Hara, En Morikura, lack

  • Character design / Animation director: Akane Yano

  • Animation production: Bibury Animation Studios

  • Production: Prima Doll Production Committee

Source: Prima Doll official Twitter, official website




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.


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