The original by Studio A-1 Pictures Lycoris Recoil anime released a fall themed jacket for the fourth volume on BD and DVD. The product compiles the eighth and ninth episodes and is scheduled to be released on December 21, 2022.
The newly unveiled jacket cover was drawn by original character designer Imigimuru and depicts the series’ main characters dressed for cooler weather; Chisato Nishikigi (left) is seated and Takina Inoue (right) is standing. They are surrounded by pumpkins which give the illustration a Halloween feel.
Chika Anzai (Chisa Kotegawa c Grand Blue Dreaming) voices Chisato Nishikigi, while Shion Wakayama (Destiny v Tact Op. Fate) played the role of Takina Inoue. Voice actresses took the top 2 spots in Anime Corner’s Summer 2022 Season Seiyuu with Anzai winning.
Apart from the jacket artwork, the product compiles;
- Original Soundtrack 2
- Endings without credits (episodes 8 and 9)
- Web Previews (Episodes 9 & 10)
- Café LycoReco Secret Operative File (20 pages)
The originalLycoris Recoilthe anime aired from July to September 2022. The story was written by Asaura, known for his light novel about fighting over bento boxesBen-Towhile the characters were designed by Imigimuru, the author ofThis art club has a problemmanga. Shingo Adachi, who is known as the chief animation director and character designer of theSword Art Onlineseries, directed the series. The anime was fan-voted as Anime Corner’s Best Anime of the Summer 2022 season, and one of the main characters, Chisato Nishikigi, won Best Girl of the Season.