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 by AIC Plus+ 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, produced by Production IMS. A film adaptation premiered on August 22, 2015. A third season produced by J. C. Staff aired from January to March 2019. A new anime adaptation has been announced.