As a globally appreciated anime with impressive sales milestones, Lycoris Recoil contains many unexpected “facts”. In the following article, let’s take a look at 10 interesting facts about this cult anime with Lag.
Lycoris Recoil is the original anime made by A-1 Pictures. Immediately after its release in July 2020, this animated title has created a global buzz thanks to its impressive story and lovable cast of characters.
Not only is it interesting about what is shown on the screen, the Lycoris Recoil anime also contains a lot of interesting facts. Here, let’s explore them together.
1. Lycoris Recoil used to have a darker storyline
According to sharing with the portal Febri, director Adachi Shingo said that the original plot of Lycoris Recoil will go in a darker direction. However, because he wanted to make a movie and the audience could feel comfortable and laugh every 5 minutes, so he and the film team set up new content to make the story more fun.
See more: The original Lycoris Recoil anime had a much darker plot!
2. Lycoris Recoil Inspired by City Hunter
The main character’s motif doing action missions is inspired by City Hunter – a very famous work in Japan.
3. Lycoris Recoil makes one-handed banana growing trend
In the Lycoris Recoil anime there is a scene where Chisato grows bananas with one hand with his dress “almost” flipped upside down. This image then created a trend on Twitter called #chisatochallenge. Many artists have drawn other characters from other anime doing this pose. Because it is so interesting, both the viewers and the creators are extremely excited.
See more: Fans are crazy about the Chisato Lycoris Recoil-style banana growing trend of famous anime waifu
4. Lycoris Recoil got off to a great start
Right after its launch, Lycoris Recoil has become the product on the TOP 1 position in Amazon Japan’s pre-order chart. Not only has it achieved admirable pre-order levels, the spin-offs of this animated title have also sold well, showing a “bright future” in terms of revenue that Lycoris Recoil brings to studio A-1. Pictures. It’s no wonder that many people consider Lycoris Recoil to be the most successful original anime of recent years.
5. Lycoris Recoil season 2 will depend on the audience
Although very successful, but Lycoris Recoil is an anime built with only a 13-episode season. However, director Adachi said that this story still has a lot of things that can be exploited and a part 2 is completely possible. However, Lycoris Recoil season 2 can only be made if the fans’ support is strong enough. He also said that the film will tell a different story than the main characters Chisato and Takina.
6. Metal Gear series creator loves Lycoris Recoil
After Lycoris Recoil aired the first few episodes, game maker Hideo Kojima shared on Twitter that he really liked this work. He also watches and waits for movies every week!
See more: Summary of Lycoris Recoil anime cosplay images: OTP Chisato – Takina is so hot!
7. Lycoris Recoil breaks the adult fiction market
It sounds weird, but this is what really happened. Specifically, a light novel inspired by Lycoris Recoil titled Lycoris Recoil: Ordinary Days broke the adult content novel rankings (although the work above is nothing more than 18+). Currently, Lycoris Recoil: Ordinary Days has been reprinted for the 3rd time to be able to meet the number of pre-orders!
8. Lycoris Recoil script is from author Ben-To
Many people praised the script of Lycoris Recoil. According to information about the production team, the anime’s original script was written by Asaura, the mangaka who created the best-selling light novel in Japan, Ben-To.
9. Lycoris Recoil Character Design by Imigi Muru
Lycoris Recoil’s cast of characters is designed by Imigi Muru, a mangaka specializing in the school genre. If you love the cuteness of Chisato and Takina, you can check out the Kono Bijutsubu Ni Wa Mondai Ga Aru manga and anime.
10. Lycoris Recoil team reminds fans not to cosplay like the movie to avoid getting killed
Recently, Lycoris Recoil has a special image with Chisato and Takina “smoke” bilberry flowers like smoking. Afraid that fans would imitate and be poisoned by the birches flower, the people in the film crew spoke up to remind them.
See more: The Lycoris Recoil anime production team reminds fans not to cosplay like the movie to avoid being killed
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