Spin-off of the Love Live Sunshine series, the anime Genjitsu no Yohane Sunshine In The Mirror (Yohane the Parhelion) is becoming clearer, with the announcement this Sunday of its release dateThe project is notably centered on the main heroines of the original series, but takes place in a fantasy world, with character designs revisited for the occasion.

Genjitsu no Yohane Sunshine In The Mirror

When is the Genjitsu no Yohane Sunshine In The Mirror anime release date?

The release date of Genjitsu no Yohane -SUNSHINE in the MIRROR- anime, directed by SUNRISE animation studio, is scheduled for July 2023 in Japan.

For the moment, we do not know which streaming platform will broadcast the series.

Asami Nakatani ( Ensemble Stars!! Road to Show!! ) is directing the project at the animation studio SUNRISE ( Love Live! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club ). Toshiya Ohno ( Shadows House ) is writing the script while Yumiko Yamamoto ( Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld ) is credited as the character designer. The music is composed by Tatsuya Kato ( IDOLiSH7 ).

In terms of artistic distribution, we find for the moment:

  • Aika Kobayashi as Yohane
  • Kanako Takatsuki as Hanamaru
  • Arisa Komiya as Dia
  • Ai Furihata as Ruby
  • Anju Inami as Chika
  • Shuka Saito as You
  • Nanaka Suwa as Kanan
  • Rikako Aida as Riko
  • Aina Suzuki as Husband

Genjitsu no Yohane Sunshine In The Mirror anime synopsis

The charming little port town of  Numazu is surrounded by both sea and mountains.

From an early age,  Yohane has struggled to integrate into this environment and prefers to live away from the other inhabitants. On a daily basis, she wonders about the purpose of her life and her true place in this world…

This world is so mysterious… What if the solution was to explore it?

Further information

This anime is a new original project for the Love Live franchise!

  • Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy, Slice of Life
  • Release date: July 2023

Animating staff:

  • Original work: Hajime Yatate
  • Animation studio: SUNRISE
  • Director: Asami Nakatani
  • Screenwriter: Toshiya Ohno
  • Chara Design: Yumiko Yamamoto
  • Music: Tatsuya Kato

Genjitsu no Yohane Sunshine In The Mirror Anime Cast:

  • Yohane: Aika Kobayashi
  • Hanamaru: Kanako Takatsuki
  • Dia: Arisa Komiya
  • Ruby: Ai Furihata
  • Chika: Anju Inami
  • You: Shuka Saito
  • Kanan: Nanaka Suwa
  • Riko: Rikako Aida
  • Husband: Aina Suzuki


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