News Updated Psycho-Pass Promo Confirms More of Voice Cast (Update 2)
posted on 2012-09-06 12:37 EDT
The new version confirms the following additions to the cast:
Previous versions of the video revealed that Kana Hanazawa and Tomokazu Seki are also in the cast, Production I.G will be animating the series, and Reborn! manga creator Akira Amano is responsible for the original character designs.
The series takes place in the near future, when it is possible to instantaneously measure and quantify a person's state of mind and personality. This information is recorded and processed, and the term "Psycho-Pass" in the anime's title refers to a standard used to measure an individual's being. The story centers around the "enforcement officer" Shinya Kōgami (Seki) who is tasked with managing crime in such a world.
The series will premiere on October 11.
Update: More information, broadcast information, character names, and image gallery added. Image gallery via 0takomu.
Update 2: The series' official website has also detailed the anime's "Dominator System." Only members of the surveillance and enforcement departments are permitted to carry the handgun called a "dominator" (pictured below). When the user points the gun at a suspect, he/she is able to instantly measure the "crime factor" of the individual. If the crime factor is above a certain limit, the gun will automatically fire. If the "crime factor" is below that limit, a safety device will be activated to prevent the user from pulling the gun's trigger.
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