Type-Moon’s magical girl spin-off anime adaptation finally has a release date set for the summer season this year. The anime studio Silver Link will be handling the production for Prisma Illya (C3, Dusk Maiden of Amnesia) under director Shin Oonuma (Kokoro Connect, Dusk Maiden of Amnesia).
Written by Hiroshi Hiroyama and first published in 2007, the manga saw characters such as Illyasviel von Einzbern and Rin Tohsaka portrayed in an alternate universe to the canon Fate series, along with all-new characters. Here the protaganist is none other than Illya, chosen by the Magical Stick Ruby to become a magical girl but also attends school in her normal life.
The manga has had a total of three series published, including the two sequels Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya Zwei! and Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya Drei!!
A promotional video for the anime is due to be revealed on March 30 at the Anime Contents Expo by Kadokawa.