After getting some cast and key visual material previously, Media Factory has brought out a new minute long promo that gives us out first look at Absolute Duo in action. Set for a January 4th, 2015 debut on AT-X, the series is based on the light novels of the same name written by Takumi Hiiragi-boshi with artwork by Yuu Asaba. It’s set to be produced by studio 8Bit for the animation. The series has seen a manga adaptation already and the fifth volume of the light novel series came this spring and there’s a second manga spinoff as well. The series is being directed by Atsushi Nakayama based on scripts by Takamitsu Kouno and character designs by Keiichi Sano. Norie Takana is serving as the animation director for the series.
The cast for the series has been previously announced with:
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Tōru Kokonoe
Nozomi Yamamoto as Yurie Sigtuna
Ayaka Suwa as Tomoe Tachibana
Ayaka Imamura as Miyabi Hotaka
Haruka Yamazaki as Lilith Bristol
Haruka Tomatsu as Imari Nagakura
Yukari Tamura as Rito Tsukimi
Yui Horie as Sakuya Tsukumo
Natsuki Hanae as Tora
Yoshihisa Kawahara as Tatsu
Plot concept: After losing a loved one, Tooru Kokonoe enrolls at Kouryou Academy so as to gain a , a weapon that is his soul manifestation, for the sake of revenge. He was expecting a weapon… What he got was a shield… How is he to seek revenge with something that isn’t even a weapon?!