Science fiction anime based on the Japanese light novel series written by Asato Asato and illustrated by Shirabi will be getting an anime soon!
The AnimeJapan special stage event for Asato Asato‘s 86 light novel series debuted the third extended trailer for the corresponding TV anime.
TRAILER & ANNOUNCEMENT
The event also announced that the anime will air for two cours (quarters of the year). However, the two cours will be split, and not air one after another. The series was originally scheduled to premiere in 2020 but was delayed to 2021.
Hitorie will perform the opening theme song, “3-bun 29-byō” (3 Minutes 29 Seconds), and SawanoHiroyuki[nZk]:mizuki will perform the ending theme song, “Avid”. The first half of the series is scheduled to begin broadcasting in Japan on April 10, 2021.
The series is animated by animation studio, A-1 Pictures, with Toshimasa Ishii serving as the series director. The series composition is written by Toshiya Ono and the characters are designed by Tetsuya Kawakami. Hiroyuki Sawano and Kohta Yamamoto composed the music. Shirogumi developed the CGI for the series.
The cast members are listed below:
- Ikumi Hasegawa as Vladilena Milizé
- Shōya Chiba as Shinei Nōzen
- Seiichirō Yamashita as Raiden Shuga
- Natsumi Fujiwara as Theoto Rikka
- Saori Hayami as Anju Emma
- Sayumi Suzushiro as Kurena Kukumila
- Haruka Shiraishi as Kaie Tanya
- Haruki Ishiya as Daiya Irma
- Daiki Yamashita as Haruto Keats
- Taishi Murata as Kujo Niko
- Shinei Ueki as Rui Kino
- Masamu Ono as Chise Osen
- Katsumi Fukuhara as Toma Sobi
- Taito Ban as Tozan Sasha
- Shizuka Ishigami as Rekka Rin
- Yuka Nukui as Mikuri Kairo
- Mayuko Kazama as Maina Atomika
- Riho Sugiyama as Henrietta Penrose
- Satoshi Mikami as Jerome Carlstahl
- Taiten Kusunoki as Reff Adleheit
ABOUT THE FRANCHISE
The Japanese science fiction light novel series began its publication in February 2017.
The series is licensed in North America by Yen Press. Yen Press is also releasing the manga in English.
The light novel series has a manga adaptation by Motoki Yoshihara in Square Enix‘s Young Gangan magazine and is inspiring a Gakuen 86 (Academy 86) manga by Suzume Somemiya in Kadokawa‘s Monthly Comic Alive magazine.
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