The short version of the music video for the opening theme of Winter 2017 TV anime Little Witch Academiahas been released! The song is called Shiny Ray and it’s performed by YURiKA. The singer was selected at the first ever TOHO animation RECORDS next generation artist audition. The opening theme will be released on CD on February 22, 2017.
The anime started airing on January 8, 2017. It is a new TV anime series based on the short movie Little Witch Academia, which was one of the entries for a young animators development project by the Cultural Affairs Agency in March 2013. It was followed by the movie Little Witch Academia: The Enchanted Parade, which was released in theaters in 2015. The story was developed from scratch for the TV show, and starts from the point when the main protagonist Akko joins a prestigious school for witches called Luna Nova Magical Academy.