During the AnimeJapan 2015 event, a brand new promotional video and commercial has been revealed for the upcoming Houkago no Pleiades (Wish Upon the Pleiades) TV anime. The new video introduces the main characters and magical girls of the upcoming series and previews the Opening theme song Stella-rium by Kano. The anime itself will be a continuation of the 2012 OVA collaboration between Japanese car manufacturer Subaru and animation studio Gainax (Neon Genesis Evangelion, Medaka Box). It will feature the return of the cast from the Houkago no Pleiades web anime that includes: Natsumi Takamori (Mei Misaki from Another) as Subaru, Ayuru Ohashi (Eila Ilmatar Juutilainen in Strike Witches) as Aoi and Kanako Tateno (Shirayuki-hime in Otogi-jushi Akazukin) as Itsuki.
The Houkago no Pleiades anime will be airing from April 9th on Tokyo MX on April 9th at midnight (effectively April 10th) during the Spring 2015 anime season.
Here is the first PV:
The latest visual for the anime:
Here is the synopsis of the series from MAL:
Subaru is a young girl who discovers that her best friend Aoi is part of magical group trying to gather engine fragments so that a little being from Pleiades can return to his home. Subaru considers joining them as she was chosen by the Pleiadian, president of this afterschool club.
A collaboration between Gainax and the car maker Subaru.