Takara Tomy opened a website for the new television anime for its Wixoss franchise on Tuesday. The website posted a teaser promotional video that reveals the anime’s title as Wixoss Diva(A)Live (pronounced “wi-cross diva alive”), and also reveals the cast, staff, story with a new world setting, and January 2021 premiere date.
The cast includes:
Saya Fukuzumi as Hirana Asu, the leader of the idol-themed diva trio “No Limit.” The first-year high school student has admired the legendary diva “Mugen Shojo” since childhood, as has since dreamed of becoming the top diva.
Haruka Shiraishi as Rei Sakigake, a member of “No Limit.” She is a class representative in her school, and is usually seen as a silent genius, but she hides a secret passion within her, which she unleashes in Wixossland to great acclaim.
Shizuku Hoshinoya as Akino Onko, a member of “No Limit.” She knows more about Wixoss than most, and followed Hirana into Diva Battle after some persuasion.
Masato Matsune (Chaos Dragon, Chronos Ruler) is directing the anime at J.C. Staff, with series scripts overseen by Tsuyoshi Tamai (episode scripts for Lostorage conflated WIXOSS). NC Empire is credited with the visual concept design and original character designs, and Ui Shigure is credited with the anime’s character designs Yoshinori Saito is the audio director, and Maiko Iuchi is returning from previous anime in the franchise to compose the music.
Lostorage conflated WIXOSS, the most recent television anime series in the franchise, premiered in April 2018. Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired in Japan.