Fantastical Granblue The Granblue Fantasy video game series is adapted into an anime adaptation. From April 2 through June 25, 2017, A-1 Pictures animated the first season, which aired on Cartoon Network. MAPPA has created a second season.
Gran (, Guran) is a word in the English language that means “great” or “Yki Ono (Japanese) and Kyle McCarley (American) voiced the characters (English)
Gran wanted to follow in his father’s footsteps and become a skyfarer. He saves Lyria, but he is severely injured as a result of his actions. Lyria saves him in exchange for sharing her powers, and the two embark on a trip together with his boyhood friend Vyrn and Lyria’s defender, Katalina, to avoid being captured by the Erste Empire, which is after Lyria’s powers. Lyria (, Russia) is a fictional character from Greek mythology.
Kira Buckland (English); Nao Toyama (Japanese) (English)
Lyria’s powers, represented by a blue diamond, give her the capacity to communicate with Primal Beasts. The Empire wanted to employ her in their research to control Primal Beasts, thus they held her hostage because of her abilities. (, B) Vyrn
Rie Kugimiya is the character’s voice. Sandy Fox, (Japanese) (English)
He is a lizard-like creature who claims to be a dragon. Gran’s friend, he follows him around. He enjoys apples and has been known to be influenced into doing something when rewarded with one.
Katalina Alize (, Katarina Arize) is a fictional character that appears in the film Katalina Alize (, Katarina Arize
Miyuki Sawashiro (Japanese) and Erica Lindbeck (English) are the voices behind the characters.
Formerly an Empire lieutenant. She flees an Empire vessel after rescuing Lyria from a jail. She is labeled a traitor despite her achievements, but she believes she did the right thing for Lyria. She holds a rapier and is a formidable swordswoman. When battling the Empire’s soldiers, she constantly displays her abilities.
Rakam (, Rakamu) is a Japanese word that means “Rackam” in English.
Hiroaki Hirata (Japanese) and Kyle Hebert (English) provide the voices for the characters.
A stranded airship pilot guards the wreckage of his craft in Port Breeze.
Io Euclase (, Io Ykursu) is an Io Euclase (Io Euclase) is an Io Euclase (Io Eucla
Yukari Tamura (Japanese) and Jackie Lastra (English) provide the voices for the characters.
In training as a youthful healing magician.
Rozetta (, Rozetta) is a fictional character who appears in the movie Rosetta.
Rie Tanaka (Japanese) and Allegra Clark (English) provide the voices for the characters.
Lucie’s fascinating woman, much older and wiser than she appears.
Sierokarte (, Sherokarute) is a fictional character created by the author Sierokarte.
Faye Mata (Japanese); Emiri Kat (Japanese) (English)
The proprietor of the “Knickknack Shack,” who is always willing to provide the Skyfarers with things and knowledge.
Kuro Kishi (Black Knight) is a Japanese manga series published by Shueisha.
Drang (, Doranku) is a Japanese word that means “to scream” in Japanese.
Tomokazu Sugita (Japanese) and Ray Chase (English) provide the voices for the characters (English)
Sturm can scarcely stomach one of the Empire’s operatives who hunts down Lyria.
Sutsurumu (, Sturm) is a Japanese word that means “strength” in English.
Kanae It (Japanese) and Katelyn Gault (English) provide the voices for the characters.
Another operative for the Empire collaborates with Drang.
Eugen (, Origen) is a fictional character who lives in the United States.
(Japanese) Kazuhiro Yamaji (season 1), Keiji Fujiwara (season 2) (English)
Cagliostro (, Kariosutoro) is a fictional character created by the Italian writer Cagliostro.
Sakura Tange provides the voiceover.
An alchemist who employs a large number of female clones as vessels.
Pommern (, Ponmerun) is a German word that means “pommern” or “pomm
He is a high-ranking Imperial officer who reports directly to the Chancellor.
Ferry (, Feri) is a fictional character that appears in the film Ferry (, Ferry
On the mist-shrouded island, Gran and the crew come across a ghost girl. Her past is an enigma that must be unraveled.
In September 2015, the franchise’s anime television series was announced.
Toshifumi Akai designed the characters, and Nobuo Uematsu, Tsutomu Narita, and Yasunori Nishiki created the music for the anime series, which was directed by Yki It and produced by A-1 Pictures. “GO” was performed by Bump of Chicken, and “Sora no Parade” () was performed by Haruhi. It was supposed to premiere in January 2017,, but for unclear reasons, it was pushed back to April 2, 2017. Prior to the anime series, an anime television special aired on Tokyo MX on January 21, 2017, which presented the first two episodes of the anime television series. In North America, the series has been licensed by Aniplex. Tokyo MX and other channels broadcasted the 12-episode series from April 2 to June 18, 2017. On June 25, 2017, Tokyo MX aired an extra episode called “Another Sky,” which was included in Volume 7 of the Blu-ray/DVD set, which was released on October 25. In the United Kingdom, MVM Films will distribute the series.
The show will return for a second season, which will air on Tokyo MX and other networks from October 4 until December 27, 2019.
MAPPA is producing the second season. The second season was directed by Yui Umemoto, with new playwright Kiyoko Yoshimura and character designer Fumihide Sai. The soundtrack was composed by Tsutomu Narita and Yasunori Nishiki. The principal cast members made cameo appearances in their previous roles. The series’ opening theme, “Stay With Me,” was sung by Seven Billion Dots, while the series’ closing theme, “Ao,” was performed by adieu. The second season consisted of 14 episodes in total.  On March 27, 2020, “One More Journey,” an extra episode of the “Djeeta-hen” special, aired.