Bushiroad revealed that they would make a new original anime called Colorful Pastrale ~from Bermuda Triangle~. The series is a spin-off the trading card game Cardfight!! Vanguard that puts the popular mermaids from the so-called Bermuda Triangle in the spotlight. The anime will start airing in January 2019.
A first visual has been released, in which we can see five cute mermaids and their brief introductions. The concept of the story seems to be that the girls are mermaid idols. Aside from the character introduction, the series has also announced its main staff. The original character design was done by Takuya Fujima, as well as the first teaser visual. The series will be directed by Junji Nishimura (Basilisk, Ranma 1/2), Michiko Yokete is in charge of series composition (Princess Tutu, Karakai Jozu no Takagi-san) and the character design is by Takayoshi Hashimoto.
She holds together the 4 childhood friends. Sonata always worries about others but when it’s about herself, she tends to hold back.
For a certain reason, she moved from the city to the village. Most of the time she is polite and obedient, but there are times when she can express her thoughts frankly.
Fina is unbelievably gentle, good at making sweets and at sewing. She acts as the younger sister in the unit ‘ShellSis’ along with Serena.
She is rather cold and firm. She is a bit concerned about being clumsy. She takes on the role of the older sister in the unit ‘ShellShis’ along with Fina.
She is very energetic and an unconventional mood maker. She is very active and likes to think about how to make everybody happy.
Colorful Pastrale ~from Bermuda Triangle~
Winter 2019 | Anime Info
Brightly shining spotlights. Sparkling, soft, cute costumes. Dancing, with a dazzling smile on the face, enchanting voices. The sun shines on the mermaids that swim around freely in the water, dancing through the waves. They are ‘mermaid idols’ and this is their everyday life. The story begins far away from the bigger cities in the quiet ocean somewhere in the countryside…
Original Character Design: Takuya Fujima
Director: Junji Nishimura
Series Composition: Michiko Yokete
Character Design: Takayoshi Hashimoto
Animation production: Seven Arcs Pictures
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