Tatsunoko Productions Original Sci-fi Winter Anime, Egao no Daika (The Price of a Smile) Gets New PV!

Egao-no-Daika-The-Price-of-Smiles-300x450 Tatsunoko Productions Original Sci-fi Winter Anime, Egao no Daika (The Price of a Smile) Gets New PV!

Egao-no-Daika-The-Price-of-Smiles-300x450 Tatsunoko Productions Original Sci-fi Winter Anime, Egao no Daika (The Price of a Smile) Gets New PV!

Egao no Daika


Airing Date:
January 4 2019

Tatsunoko Productions

Promotional Videos / PV

Official Images / Key Visuals


There is a kingdom that overflows with smiles on a star far, far away from Earth.

The queen, Yuuki, is 12 years-old and about to enter into a special, emotional time in her life.

Every day is filled with tears and laughter, and sometimes her heard beats with fervor as she enjoys her daily life in the royal palace. Her days are colored with her loyal vassals Leila, who teaches her, Izana, who helps Yuuki with politics, her knight captain Harold, and her childhood friend and close aide, Joshua.

‘Yuuki! If you had more determination and willpower, you could do anything you put your mind to!’
‘Ugh… this again!? Joshua, you should act more becoming of a noble!’

Stella is 17 years-old and is a capable, cool soldier. She always has a smile on her face, for you see… a smile is vital for living.

This is a tale of two girls born on a distant star.

Characters & Voice Actors List

Yuuki Soleil

Voice Actor: Yumiri Hanamori

Yuuki is the crown princess of the Soleil Kingdom. Naive and innocent, she often laughs, cries, get mad, and goes through a variety of emotions. She thinks that the King’s job is do make not only her own denizens, but also all people, smile. She’s cheerful and is loved by those around her.

Stella Shining

Voice Actor: Saori Hayami

Stella is a young woman who always has a smile on her face whenever she comes into contact with others. She’s an excellent soldier who also has a cold side to herself.

Joshua Ingram

Voice Actor: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka

Joshua is Yuuki’s childhood friend. He comes from a family of knights who protect the kingdom. He and Yuuki get along as if they are brother and sister, and she often plays with him the most. This means that he understands her well, and he is a bright, hot-blooded young man. his personal belief is that if you have a fighting spirit and guts, something can be done. He views protecting Yuuki as his life’s mission.

Leila Etoile

Voice Actor: Rina Satou

Leila is Yuuki’s personal tutor. For Yuuki, only Leila is scary. Leila possesses extensive amounts of knowledge and is very strict when it comes to etiquette. She is normally quite, but Yuuki is one of the few people in the kingdom that she will scold fervently. However, this harshness is due to her love for Yuuki, and she supports her with all of her might.

Harold Miller

Voice Actor: Nobutoshi Canna

Harold is the current head of the royal knights. He thinks of Yuuki as his daughter and always has a gentle smile on his face for her. He is a capable commander in war and makes accurate decisions. He has been friends Izana since they were students in school.

Izana Langford

Voice Actor: Ryoutarou Okiayu

Izana is a level and calm parliamentary official blessed with a sharp mind and situational awareness. He dislikes conflict, but he thinks that war is unavoidable if it means protective the peace that his beloved wife and daughter enjoy. He cannot hold his liquor. He has been friends with Harold since they were in school.

Yuni Vanquish

Voice Actor: Makoto Koichi

Yuni is a pilot from the borderlands and Lune’s older twin sister. She’s the older sister-type who looks well after others and is cheerful. She loves cute things. However, she is the type to rush into things headfirst and often gets the wrong impression. Yuni also cares deeply for her sister Lune who supports her. As a pilot, she is remarkable, however, she seems to not be good at getting a grasp of the situation around her and giving orders.

Lune Vanquish

Voice Actor: Junya Enoki

Lune is a pilot from the borderlands and Yuni’s younger twin sister. Unlike her sister, she is serious and has a relaxed air about her. She always supports her older sister Yuni who likes to fly off at the handle. As a pilot, she is talented, and often has to support her sister, but she is great at linking up with those around her.

Theme Songs
  • Opening Song: Egao no Kanata by Chiho feat. majiko
  • Ending Song: Kono Sekai ni Hanabatake wo by Kimi no orphée

Main Staff
  • Original Creator: Tatsunoko Productions
  • Director: Toshimasa Suzuki
  • Series Composition: Shinichi Inozume
  • Character Design: Naoto Nakamura
  • Sound Director: Kazuya Tanaka
  • Original Illustrator: Nobushi (NOB-C)
  • Music: Tsubasa Itou

For more information: Official Website

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