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Disney Japan is streaming the first one-minute, 30-second episode of the computer-animated Fireball robot series it is producing for Japanese television with the Jinni's anime studio. (In the linked page, select the third item, "動画を見る," in the righthand menu, and then select the "第1話 その水棲動物を見よ" link labeled "NEW" at the bottom.) Wataru Arakawa created the series with designer Hitoshi Fukuchi (Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Blue Gender). Miyuki Kawasho (Kekkaishi's Toshimori) plays the robotic heir to a dukedom named Drosel von Flügel, and Toru Ohkawa (Fullmetal Alchemist's Roy, Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children's Rufus) plays her guardian robot Gedächtnis. The series premiered on April 7 in Japan.
Source: Moon Phase
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