Date A Live (デート・ア・ライブ Dēto A Raibu) is a Japanese light novel series written by Kōshi Tachibana and illustrated by Tsunako.
An anime adaptation series aired on TV from April 6 to June 22, 2013. Following the end of the first season, a second season was announced, titled Date A Live II, which began airing from April 11 to June 13, 2014. A theatrical film adaptation has been announced.
A video game named Date A Live: Rinne Utopia (デート・ア・ライブ 凜祢ユートピア Dēto A Raibu Rinne Yūtopia) produced by Compile Heart and Sting Entertainment released on June 27, 2013 for the PlayStation 3. The game features a new original character named Rinne Sonogami (園神 凜祢 Sonogami Rinne), voiced by Kana Hanazawa.
A second video game titled Date A Live: Arusu Install (或守インストール) was also announced and features another new character named Maria Arusu (或守 鞠亜 Arusu Maria), voiced by Suzuko Mimori. The game was released on June 26, 2014.
"Itsuka Shido is a high school boy. On the last day of the spring holidays, an explosion destroys the town and a girl in armor appears in front of him. Shido's sister-in-law Kotori tells him that the girl is called "Special Disasterous Designated Creature: Spirit", which causes a timespace quake. Kotori disclosed that she is the commander of anti-spirit organization Ratatosk and orders him to go out on a date with the spirit girl. Kotori says "I don't ask you to beat the spirit. Just let her fall in love with you and save the world."