On the official site for the animated adaptation of the manga written by Saizou Harawata and illustrated by Yoshio Pierre, Deatte 5-byou de Battle (Battle in 5 Seconds After Meeting), the second promotional video of the project was published. The video shows a fragment of the opening theme performed by Akari Kitou and titled “No Continue”.
The series has its premiere scheduled for July 12 in Japan, and no platform has yet announced its distribution in the West. Harawata and Pierre began publishing the manga on Shogakukan publisher’s Ura Sunday site in August 2015. The publisher published the fourteenth compiled volume on June 18, followed by the fifteenth on November 19 in Japan.
Cast of voices
- Ayumu Murase as Akira Shiroyanagi.
- Aimi as Yuuri Amagake.
- Mayumi Shintani as Mion.
- Kazuya Nakai as Madoka Kirisaki.
- Yuuichi Nakamura as Shin Kumagiri.
- Miyuri Shimabukuro as Ringo Tatara.
- Akari Kitou as Yan.
- Nobuyoshi Arai (Banana Fish, Duel Masters) is directing the anime at Synergy SP Studios in collaboration with Vega Entertainment. Shogakukan Shueisha Production and Studio A-Cat are also handling animation production.
- Touko Machida (Tenkuu Shinpan, Maesetsu !, Lucky Star) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
- Tomokatsu Nagasaku (Show By Rock !! Stars !!, Slap Up Party: Arad Senki) and Ikuo Yamakado (Ushinawareta Mirai wo Motomete) are in charge of character design.
- Akari Kitou performs the opening song titled “No Continue”, while the musical unit 15-sai to Seiko Oomori performs the closing song titled “Makeibe Jikkyou Play”.
Deatte 5-byou Synopsis from Battle
It was just a normal morning Akira Shiroyanagi, a high school student who loves video games and sweets, has suddenly been dragged onto the battlefield by a mysterious girl who calls herself Mion. Participants are told that they were erased from the family record, engaged in an experiment, and assigned certain powers. Akira is then determined to win the game with his new powers and destroy everyone who got him into this big trouble. Armed with power no one would expect and his brain strategist abilities, he begins the new period of intelligence battle!