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Date A Live (デート・ア・ライブ Dēto at Raibu) is the anime adaptation 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 released along with Light Novel Volume 9.

A second season of the anime (titled as "Date A Live Ⅱ" or "Date A Live 2") produced by Production IMS started airing on April 11th 2014. The opening for the Second season is "Trust in you", sung by sweet ARMS, and the ending is "Day to Story", sung by Kaori Sadohara.

The OVA of the anime's second season is released along with Encore 3.

A third season of the anime (titled as "Date A Live III" or "Date A Live 3") produced by JC Staff started airing on January 11th 2019. The opening for the the season is "I Swear", sung by sweet ARMS, and the ending is "Last Promise", sung by Eri Yamazaki.


Season 1: Episode ListEdit

No. Title Romaji/Kanji Title Original airdate
Episode 01 April 10th

Shigatsu Tōka

四月十日

March 30, 2013 (Premiere Airing) April 7, 2013 (Scheduled Airing)

Episode 02 Close Re-Encounter

Sai-Sekkin Sōgū

再接近遭遇

April 6, 2013
Episode 03 Sword That Splits the Sky

Sora Wakatsu Tsurugi

空分かつ剣 (つるぎ)

April 13, 2013
Episode 04 Unhappy Rain

Fukigen na Ame

不機嫌な雨

April 20, 2013
Episode 05

The Freezing Ground

Itetsuku Daichi

凍て付く大地

April 27, 2013
Episode 06 Hot Springs of Love

Koi-suru Onsen

恋する温泉

May 4, 2013
Episode 07 The Visitors

Raihōsha-tachi

来訪者達

May 11, 2013
Episode 08 Triple Frenzy Tune

Sanjū Kyōsō Kyoku

三重狂騒曲

May 18, 2013
Episode 09 Nightmare of Madness

Kyōran no Akumu

狂乱の悪夢

May 25, 2013
Episode 10 Spirit of Flame (Efreet)

Honō no Seirei (Ifurīto)

炎の精霊 (イフリート)

June 1, 2013
Episode 11 Countdown

Kauntodaun

カウントダウン

June 8, 2013
Episode 12 Inalienable

Yuzurenai-mono

譲れないもの

June 15, 2013
Episode 13 / OVA 1 DATE TO DATE Dēto tū Dēto December 9, 2013

Season 2: Episode ListEdit

No. Title Romaji/Kanji Title Original airdate
Episode 1 Daily Life Deirī Raifu
デイリー・ライフ
April 11, 2014
Episode 2 The Children of Typhoon Gufū no Miko
颶風(ぐふう)の御子
April 18, 2014
Episode 3 Wish of the Two Futatsu no Negai
ふたつの願い
April 25, 2014
Episode 4 Manifestation Kengen
顕現
May 2, 2014
Episode 5 Diva Dīva
ディーヴァ
May 9, 2014

Episode 6

Girls' Music Gāruzu Myūjikku
ガールズ・ミュージック

May 16, 2014

Episode 7

The Army-Destroying Songstress (Gabriel) Hagun Utahime (Gaburieru)
破軍歌姫(ガブリエル)

May 23, 2014

Episode 8

A Promise You Must Fulfill Hatasu-beki Yakusoku
果たすべき約束

May 30, 2014

Episode 9

Miku's Truth Miku no Shinjitsu
美九の真実

June 6, 2014

Episode 10

Inverse Form Hanten
反転

June 13, 2014

Episode 11 / OVA 2

Kurumi Star Festival
(Encore)

Kurumi Sutā Fesutibaru (Ankōru)
狂三スターフェスティバル
(アンコール)

December 9, 2014

Season 3: Episode ListEdit

No. Title Romaji/Kanji Title Original airdate
Episode 01 The Seventh Spirit

Nana-banme no Seirei

七番目の精霊

January 7, 2019 (Premiere Airing) January 11, 2019 (Scheduled Airing)

Episode 02 Can You Find Me?

Watashi o Mitsukerareru?

私を見つけられる?

January 18, 2019

Episode 03 You're Natsumi

Natsumi wa Omae da

七罪はおまえだ

January 25, 2019

Episode 04 Transformation

Henshin

変身

February 1, 2019

Episode 05 Despair Comes Crashing Down

Zetsubō ga Ochite-kuru

絶望が落ちてくる

February 8, 2019

Episode 06 Crossroads

Wakatareta Michi

分かたれた道

February 15, 2019

Episode 07 The Power Given

Motarasareta Chikara

もたらされた力

February 22, 2019

Episode 08 Demon King of Descending Darkness

Yami Furu Yoru no Maō

闇降る夜の魔王

March 1, 2019

Episode 09 Five Years Ago, Tengu City!

Gonen-mae, Tengu-shi!

五年前、天狗市!

March 8, 2019

Episode 10 Another World, Another Girl

Mō-hitotsu no Sekai, Mō-hitori no Kanojo

もうひとつの世界、もうひとりの彼女

March 15, 2019

Episode 11 The Angel in the Starry Night

Hoshi Furu Yoru no Tenshi

星降る夜の天使

March 22, 2019

Episode 12 Make Shido Itsuka Swoon

Itsuka Shidō o Kōryaku-seyo

五河士道を攻略せよ

March 29, 2019

MovieEdit

At the end of season 2 of the anime, a movie was announced. During the events of Date A Fes II, it was announced that the movie will come out on Summer 2015 and titled as Date A Live: Mayuri Judgement.

The movie has been released in a number of countries, with the Blu-ray and DVD released on February 26, 2016.

TriviaEdit

  • The series had a stream on Niconico prior to the TV broadcast (Season 1).

External LinksEdit

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