Date A Live (Japanese: デート・ア・ライブ Hepburn: Dēto A Raibu) is a Japanese light novel series written by Kōshi Tachibana and illustrated by Tsunako. An anime adaptation was broadcast on AT-X between April and June 2013. Each episode was streamed in lower quality on Niconico a week before its TV premiere. The series continued its broadcast run with Date A Live II from April to June 2014. A film adaptation premiered on August 22, 2015. A new anime series has been announced.