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Anime Spotlight - Planet With

by ANN Staff,
Premieres on July 8, 2018 (JST)

Key Staff

Director: Youhei Suzuki
("Urara Meirocho (TV)", "SHIMONETA: A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn't Exist (TV)")
Series Composition: Satoshi Mizukami
("Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer"(manga) as Story & Art)


"I'm the ally of the people I want to be on the side of. That's all there is to it!"

Despite losing his memories, high school student Soya Kuroi lived a fairly normal, peaceful life. However, one day out of the blue, his town is attacked by a mysterious giant weapon, the Nebula Weapon. He ends up getting caught up in the fight alongside a girl in gothic lolita clothing and a cat-like life-form named "Sensei." Their enemy: a team of seven heroes that serve to protect the town. What is the reason Soya fights hidden deep in his lost memories? The curtain on the original anime created by spirited manga artist Satoshi Mizukami rises!

Character Names & Descriptions

Soya Kuroi

Voice: Atsushi Abe

A high school boy with amnesia. He was drawn into the fight by the Nebula Weapon that attacked the town where he lived with Ginko and Sensei. Having just transferred, he has no friends, but finds himself talking a lot with Nozomi.

Nozomi Takamagahara

Voice: Sayaka Harada

The class rep for Soya's class. A kind girl, she reached out to the new transfer student, Soya. Soya calls her "Nozo-san." Nozomi loves all things ghosts and supernatural.

Ginko Kuroi

Voice: Shiori Izawa

A girl living with Soya who loves to wear gothic lolita clothing. She's in charge of the cooking in the Kuroi household, but for some reason never uses meat in her dishes. Despite being an innocent girl, she ends up getting mixed up in Sensei and Soya's fight.


Voice: Rikiya Koyama

A strange, cat-like lifeform living with Soya and Ginko. He lives a fairly normal (?) life gobbling up cabbage and ogling 2-dimensional adorable girls.

Takashi Ryuzoji

Voice: Kenji Nomura

The head of the National Safety Administration Special Corps comprised of the seven psykickers. The organization's other name is "Grand Paladin." He calls Soya and the others "Nebula Soldiers," beings related to the Nebula Weapons, and as such seeks to destroy them.

Kogane Shiraishi

Voice: Saori Goto

A woman who serves as Takashi Ryuzoji's pseudo-secretary. She's in charge of Grand Paladin's superpower management as well as preparing strategies for combat.

Hideo Torai

Voice: Yuichiro Umehara

Kogane has the greatest combat power within Grand Paladin. Normally he's a serious, decent young man who previously worked as a fireman.

Miu Inaba

Voice: Hitomi Ohwada

A girl part of Grand Paladin. She's competitive and the life of the party, but she holds a complex about her past that she holds deep in her heart. She's been best friends with Harumi since childhood.

Harumi Kumashiro

Voice: Mai Fuchigami

A member of the Grand Paladin. She's a good friend of Miu, but with her gentle personality, she often ends up worrying about Miu's recklessness. She's skilled at judo, which she uses to fight.

Judgment Nezuya

Voice: Shinsuke Sugawara

A member of the Grand Paladin. A lover of what one might call geek culture, There's a large gap between the maturity of his looks and his statements. His name is written in Japanese as "Seigi," but is read as "Judgement."

Benika Takatori

Voice: Shizuka Ishigami

A member of the Grand Paladin. She's extremely skilled at reading the tides of battle, and is always calm and collected, but despite this, she is a strong-willed girl who is true to her beliefs.

Yosuke Hitsujitani

Voice: Kazuyuki Okitsu

A young man who is a part of Grand Paladin. An indoor kind of guy, he's not very good at combat, and ends up getting tossed around by the whims of the other members as a result. He is often with Benika because she is an old acquaintance of hers.

Takezo Ryuzoji

Voice: Motomu Kiyokawa

The oldest member of Grand Paladin. He appears to be an old man, but is full of energy and has an appetite that would leave a competitive eater in the dust. He fights as a member of Grand Paladin under the control of his son, Takashi Ryuzoji.


Voice: Norio Wakamoto

A dog-like creature who opposes Sensei. What is his true identity...?


Soya Kuroi
Atsushi Abe
Nozomi Takamagahara
Sayaka Harada
Ginko Kuroi
Shiori Izawa
Rikiya Koyama
Takashi Ryuzoji
Kenji Nomura
Kogane Shiraishi
Saori Goto
Hideo Torai
Yuichiro Umehara
Miu Inaba
Hitomi Ohwada
Harumi Kumashiro
Mai Fuchigami
Judgment Nezuya
Shinsuke Sugawara
Benika Takatori
Shizuka Ishigami
Yosuke Hitsujitani
Kazuyuki Okitsu
Takezo Ryuzoji
Motomu Kiyokawa
Norio Wakamoto


Original Creator
Satoshi Mizukami, BNA, JC
Youhei Suzuki
Series Composition / Storyboard / Original Character Design
Satoshi Mizukami
Character Design
Kazunori Iwakura
Mechanical Design
Yasuyoshi Uetsu
Prop Design
Tsuyoshi Isomoto
Art Director
Yasuhiro Okumura (Moonflower)
Color Design
Miyuki Ishida
Director of Photography
Kio Okochi
CGI Director
Masahiro Hiraoka (Moe)
Yuji Kondo (REAL-T)
Sound Director
Yoshikazu Iwanami
Kōhei Tanaka
Music Production
Animation Production
Theme Song Performance
Opening Theme Song: Minami "One Unit"
Ending Theme Song: Mai Fuchigami

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