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 began airing on TV on April 6, 2013. It is also being streamed on Niconico since March 31, 2013.
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) and produced by Compile Heart and Sting Entertainment is set to be released on June 27, 2013. The game features a new original character named Rinne Sonogami (園神 凜祢 Sonogami Rinne), voiced by Kana Hanazawa.
"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."