On the official website for Vivid Strike! today, the names first promotional video has been released which will be shown later in the article that showcases the animes opening theme song titled “Future Strike” by Yui Ogura and the release date for the anime which is set for October 1st. A new image for the upcoming series as well which can be seen above. The website which made the announcement can be seen in the following link:http://vivid-strike.com/. It should be noted that even though the cast is the same as Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Vivid it is not a sequel of said series nor is it said to be a new entry in the Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha series.
The cast for the upcoming anime series is as follows:
- Fuuka Leventon(Inori Minase) – The first of the new characters she is voiced by Inori Minase and other roles for Minase include Hestia from Danmachi, Yuki from Gakkou Gurashi, China from Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka? and Noel from Sora no Method.
- Rinne Bellinettea(Yui Ogura) – A new character voiced by Yui Ogura, Yui has also voiced Tsukiko from Hentai Ouji to Warawanai Neko, Hinata from Ryo-Kyu-Bu! and Kokona from Yama no Susume.
- Vivio Takamachi(Kaori Mizuhashi) – More notable roles for Mizuhashi include Akane in Akane Maniax, Minami in Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu, Miyako from Hidamari Sketch and Tomoe Mami from Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica.
- Einhald Stratos(Noto Mamiko) – Previous roles for Noto are Black Gold Saw from Black Rock Shooter, Kotomi from Clannad, Bridget from Freezing and Nodoka in “Mahou Sensei Negima!”.
- Yumina Eclave(Sumire Uesaka) – Another of the new characters, she is voiced by Sumire Uesaki, she has also done voices for Serika from ChaoS;Child, Sanae from “Chuunibyou Demo Koi ga Shitai!”, Tamaki in GJ-Bu and Anastasia form The Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls.
- Rio Wesley(Kitamura Eri) – Other anime rules that Eri has served in have been Rimi from ChaoS;Head, Gray from Fairy Tail, Mahiro from Haiyore! Nyaruko-san, Homura from Senran Kagura and Yachiyo in “Working!!”.
- Corona Timil(Fukuen Misato) – and she has also voiced Even in Black Cat, Yin in Dark Than Black: Kuro no Keiyakusha, Kurumu in Rosario to Vampire, Miyafuji Yoshika from Strike Witches and Konjiki no Yami from To Love-Ru.
- Nove Nakajima(Saito Chiwa) – Other roles for her include Yona in Senjougahara Hitagi form Bakemonogatari, Akatsuki no Yona, Aika in Aria The Animation, Akemi Homura from Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica and Hazuki in Tsukuyomi Moon Phase.
- Jill Stora(Ayane Sakura) – Our final new character set to be voiced by Ayane Sakura, she has also voiced Ochaco in Boku no Hero Academia, Yozora in Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai, Cocoa in Gochuuman wa Usagi Desu ka? and Levi in Trinity Seven.
The following series stems from the Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha series which thus far has released 4 anime series from Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha, Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha A’s, Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha StrikerS and the most recent one Magical Girls Lyrical Nanoha Vivid. The last of those Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Vivid released April 3rd 2015 and ended June 19th 2015 with 12 episodes releasing for it. There have also been two films released for the series, a third movie titled Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha: The Movie 3rd Reflection was also announced back in 2013 and was set for a release in 2014 but has not had anything said about it since then. Other then that there has been a plethora of spinoff manga which has also released for the series.