Netflix’s new Spriggan anime has a brand new trailer, and more details have been revealed about the show’s artists, crew, voice cast, and music.
Another trailer has been released for the upcoming Netflix Spriggan adaptation, and several members of the cast and animation team have been revealed, along with the titles and artists of the opening and ending theme songs.
David Production, the main studio behind Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, produce the new Spriggan lively. According to MyAnimeList, the upcoming six-episode sci-fi series will star Ryouta Takeuchi as Larry Markson, who appears very briefly in the latest trailer. Takehito Koyasu will play Mirage and Tetsu Inada, known for playing the character of Endeavor in My hero academia, will play the role of Bo Blanche. Both characters were shown in the trailer, with Bo cutting Chiaki Kobayashi’s Yuu Ominae’s cheek.
Hiroshi Kobayashi (Kiznaiver, Dragon Pilot: Hisone and Masoton) will lead the series and Nao Naitou (Kyoukai no kanata) will take on the dual role of chief animation director and sub-character designer.
Other cast members revealed include Saori Hayami, who will play Maria Clemente. Rie Yamabishi will be played by Mitsuho Kambe (Akebi-chan no sailor fuku) and Bowman will be played by Takayuki Sugou (Baki). The music for the series will be handled by Taisei Iwasaki, with the main opening theme, “Searching for the Truth”, performed by American singer Yahzarah. The closing theme, “Ancient Creations”, will be performed by Japanese hip-hop artist Shing02.
The Spriggan manga, written by Hiroshi Takashige and illustrated by Ryoji Minagawa, had a previous anime adaptation, the Spriggan film directed by Hirotsugu Kawasaki and released in 1998. The plot of the manga centered on a version of Earth once ruled by a mysterious and technologically advanced civilization. Although they ended up destroying each other, this civilization left behind messages intended to inform future generations about how they should use the artifacts of their civilization. Various armies around the world embark on a quest to find and use these artifacts, but all are opposed by a powerful organization called the ARCAM Corporation and their Spriggans, the elite agents who work to protect ARCAM members and prevent artifacts from falling into the wrong hands. Yuu Ominae, the central protagonist, is one such Spriggan agent.
New Spriggan The anime will stream worldwide on Netflix on June 18, with each episode approximately 45 minutes long, which is about double the length of a typical anime episode.
Source: MyAnimeList.com, YouTube
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