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Lycoris Recoil Spinoff Novel Tops 250,000 in Circulation

Directed by Shingo Adachi, who was in charge of character design and animation director for the anime series Sword Art Online and WORKING!! Dengeki Bunko) has surpassed 250,000 copies, including the electronic version.

In commemoration of the 250,000 copies sold, an illustration of Senzoku Nishiki and Takina Inoue by anime and novel designer Shinya Oshiro was released. Lycoris Recoil depicts the activity of a girl (Lycorice) who is an agent of the secret organization DA (Direct Attack), which prevents crime.

TV animation was broadcast from July to September. The spin-off novel depicts the common extraordinary by her signboard girls such as Senzoku and Takina of Cafe Licorico.

For these peaceful days――there’s a secret behind it all.

A secret organization that prevents crimes: “DA – Direct Attack”. And their group of all-girl agents: “Lycoris”. This peaceful everyday life is all thanks to these young girls. The elite Chisato Nishikigi is the strongest Lycoris agent of all time. Alongside is Takina Inoue, the talented but mysterious Lycoris. They work together at one of its branches–Café LycoReco.

Here, the orders this café takes range from coffee and sweets to childcare, shopping, teaching Japanese to foreign students, etc. It’s mostly tasks unbefitting of Lycoris.

The free-spirited and optimistic pacifist, Chisato. And the cool-headed and efficient Takina. The chaotic everyday lives of this mismatched duo begin!


Source: Anime News Network

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