Land of the Lustrous TV Anime Reveals Character Designs for Phos, Cinnabar

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The official website for the television anime of Haruko Ichikawa‘s Land of the Lustrous (Hōseki no Kuni) manga revealed the character designs on Saturday for Phosphophyllite and Cinnabar.

Phosphophyllite (Phos), whose hardness level is 3.5. She is the youngest among the Lustrous at 300 years old. She is brittle and weak, and is unfit to fight. She feels useless and unskillful at everything, but for the first time in her life she is given a job — to edit a natural history magazine.

Cinnabar (Cinsha), whose hardness level is 2. She has a special ability where she can emit an unlimited supply of silver-colored venom, and because of that she distances herself from the other Lustrous. She is also in charge of night patrol for the Lunarians, and is skillful in battle. She is wise and prudent. She forms a close relationship with Phos after Phos asks her to help her with the magazine.

The series will premiere in October.

Takahiko Kyōgoku (Love Live! School idol project, GATE) is directing the anime at the Orange CG animation studio (CG in new Evangelion, Macross Frontier movies). Toshiya Ono (Suite Precure, Gatchaman Crowds, The Perfect Insider) is in charge of the