Little Witch Academia (リトルウィッチアカデミア Ritoru Witchi Akademia ) is an anime series adaptation to television of the original eponymous film and its sequel, The Enchanted Parade. It began broadcasting on January 8, 2017 in Japan by TV and January 9, 2017 in the Netflix streaming site. The series ran for 25 episodes for one season splitted in two cours and released across nine Blu-ray Disc/DVD volumes in Japan.
The first cour (labeled as "Season 1") was worldwide released on Netflix on June 30, 2017, while the second cour (labeled as "Season 2") was aired on August 15, 2017.
Masahiko Otsuka, the writer on the TV series and previous films, stated as an update to the The Enchanted Parade's Kickstarter that if the sequel performs well, they may potentially look into producing a television series or full-length film.
The series began airing in Japan from January 9, 2017 by the Netflix streaming site. All the episodes will also be released through nine volumes in BD and DVD format, from April 19, 2017.
In an event where the first three episodes of the series was them premiered, it was confirmed that the series would feature 25 episodes and an international premiere on Netflix coming soon.
On March 25, 2017, the official website of the series announced that the second part of the first season would be released in April 2017, with the introduction of a new antagonist character, Croix.
Little Witch Academia takes place at Luna Nova Magical Academy, a prestigious school for young girls training to become witches. Having been inspired by a witch named Shiny Chariot, a girl named Akko Kagari enrolls at Luna Nova Magical Academy to become a witch, but struggles due to her non-magical background. This all changes when she discovers the Shiny Rod, a powerful magic relic left behind by Chariot. The television series follow Akko and her friends, Lotte and Sucy, as they experience many magical adventures together, and recounts everything seen in the previous films.
- Main article: List of TV Series episodes.
For the first cour of season 1, the opening theme is "Shiny Ray" by YURiKA while the ending theme is "Hoshi Wo Tadoreba" (星を辿れば If You Follow the Stars ) by Yuiko Ōhara. Both songs were released in CD format on February 22, 2017 in Japan, with a cost of ¥1,728.
For the second cour of season 1, the opening theme is "Mind Conductor" by YURiKA while the ending theme is "Toumei na Tsubasa" (透明な翼 Invisible Wings ) by Yuiko Ōhara. Both songs will be released in CD format on May 24, 2017 in Japan, with a cost of ¥1,836.
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