Date A Live (デート・ア・ライブ Dēto A Raibu) is the anime adaption of the Japanese light novel series, Date A Live. It is directed by Keitaro Motonaga and produced by AIC PLUS+. It began streaming on Niconico on March 31 and started being broadcasted on TV on April 6, 2013.
The opening theme is titled Date A Live sung by Sweet ARMS, a group consisting Iori Nomizu, Misuzu Togashi, Misato & Kaori Sadohara. The ending theme for episode 1 is titled "Hatsukoi Winding Road" sung by Ririko (voiced by Kayoko Tsumita), childhood friend (voiced by Risako Murai), and upperclassman (voiced by Midori Tsukimiya), the characters from Date A Live in-universe galge, Fall in Love: My Little Seed. For episode 2 and 3 and onwards, the ending theme is sung by Iori Nomizu titled "Save The World" and "Save My Heart" respectively.
The OVA of the anime's first season is set to be released along with Light Novel Volume 9.
A second season of the anime has been confirmed.
Season 1: Episode ListEdit
|No.||Title||Romaji/Kanji Title||Original airdate|
|Episode 01||April 10th||
March 30, 2013 (Premiere Airing) April 7, 2013 (Scheduled Airing)
|Episode 02||Close Re-Encounter||
|April 6, 2013|
|Episode 03||Sword That Splits the Sky||
Sora Wakatsu Tsurugi
|April 13, 2013|
|Episode 04||Unhappy Rain||
|April 20, 2013|
The Freezing Ground
|April 27, 2013|
|Episode 06||Hot Springs of Love||
|May 4, 2013|
|Episode 07||The Visitors||
|May 11, 2013|
|Episode 08||Triple Frenzy Tune||
Sanjuu Kyōsō Kyoku
|May 18, 2013|
|Episode 09||Raging Nightmare||
Kyōran no Akumu
|May 25, 2013|
|Episode 10||Spirit of Flame (Efreet)||
Honoo no Seirei (Ifuriito)
|June 1, 2013|
|June 8, 2013|
|June 15, 2013|
|Episode 13/OVA||DATE TO DATE||December 9, 2013|
- The series had a stream on niconico prior to TV broadcast.
- http://cal.syoboi.jp/tid/2910/time (Japanese TV Schedule)