An official Twitter account for the television anime adaptation of Hori's Azur Lane Bisoku Zenshin! four-panel manga opened on Sunday to announce that the series of anime shorts will premiere in January.
Masato Jinbo (Chaos;Child) is directing the anime, and Y Sat (Kiratto PriChan) is writing the scripts. Yostar Pictures is producing the work along with studio CANDY BOX. Yokohama Animation Lab is credited with production cooperation. Hiromitsu Hagiwara (Nozo Kimi) is the character designer, and Hagiwara and Kengo Sait (SSSS.Gridman) are the chief animation directors. SHADE (Miru Tights) is composing the music. Emi Nitta is performing one of the theme songs "Longing for!," and Yui Sakakibara is performing another theme song titled "Mahiru-iro Siesta" (Midday-colored Siesta).
The Anime Stars:
ThNozomi Yamane as Javelin
Y Taichi as Ayanami
Maria Naganawa as Laffey
Rika Abe as Z23
Sumire Uesaka as Akashi
Minami Takahashi as Baltimore
Ayane Sakura as Prinz Eugen
Hori launched the manga in April 2018, and it is serializing on the franchise's official Twitter account and on publisher Ichijinsha's Azur Lane website.
The main television anime of Xiamen Yongshi's Azur Lane smartphone game premiered in October 2019. Funimation streamed the series with English subtitles and an English dub. Episodes 11 and 12 of the anime aired in March.
In the original game for iOS and Android devices, players collect early 20th century warships from various countries and use fleets of six ships to battle enemies. Shanghai Manjuu and Xiamen Yongshi developed the game, and bilibili released it in China in May 2017. Shanghai Yostar released the game in Japan in September 2017.