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BBK/BRNK TV Anime Has Sequel 'Coming Soon'

posted on 2016-03-26 12:07 EDT
Announced in 12th & final episode on Saturday

The 12th and final episode of the BBK/BRNK television anime series ended on Saturday with an announcement that a sequel is "coming soon." The anime's series script supervisor Jirō Ishii confirmed the news.

The story begin when Azuma Kazuki finds himself attacked and captured by armed strangers, upon returning to Japan after having been away for 10 years. What saved him was his childhood friend, the girl Kogane Asabuki, and the Bubuki that had become her right hand.

The cast includes:

  • Yūsuke Kobayashi as Azuma Kazuki
  • Ari Ozawa as Kogane Asabuki
  • Sōma Saitō as Hiiragi Nono
  • Shizuka Ishigami as Kinoa Ōgi
  • Mikako Komatsu as Shizuru Taneomi
  • Megumi Han as Banryū Reoko
  • Kenjiro Tsuda as Shūsaku Matobai
  • Yōko Hikasa as Zetsubi Hazama
  • Subaru Kimura as Munenari Shinsō
  • Kazuyuki Okitsu as Akihito Tsuwa

Daizen Komatsuda (Evangelion 1.0, The Tale of the Princess Kaguya key animation) made his directorial debut with the series. Jirō Ishii (CANAAN, Under the Dog, Monster Strike) and Yukinori Kitajima (Senran Kagura: Ninja Flash!, Hamatora, Brynhildr in the Darkness) were in charge of the scripts. Yuusuke Kozaki (Speed Grapher, Donyatsu, Fire Emblem: Awakening) designed the characters. Tatsuya Yoshikawa (Breath of Fire series, Devil May Cry 4) was credited for "Buranki Design." Masaru Yokoyama (The Rolling Girls, Your Lie in April, Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans) was composing the music. Quadrangle was credited with the original work.

Konomi Suzuki is performing the opening theme "Beat your Heart," and MYTH&ROID is performing the ending theme "Anger/Anger." The additional staff included:

  • Bubuki Design - Asagiri
  • Mechanical design - Takeshi Takakura
  • Prop design - Yoshinori Iwanaga
  • Sub-Character Design - Tomomi Ozaki
  • Visual Design - Tomoyuki Arima, Takuya Sejima
  • CG Supervisor - Daisuke Suzuki

The original anime series serves as SANZIGEN Animation Studio's 10th anniversary animation project. The series premiered in Japan on TV Tokyo on January 9 at 10:00 p.m., and Crunchyroll streamed the anime as it aired in Japan.

[Via Otakomu]


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