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Triage X Anime Listed at 10 Episodes

posted on by Sarah Nelkin

A flyer at the AnimeJapan 2015 event's business day lists the television anime of Shōji Satō's Triage X manga as 10 episodes long, along with an original video animation (OVA) episode.

The show will premiere on Tokyo MX, Sun TV, and TVQ Broadcasting Kyushu on April 8, and on TV Saitama, Chiba TV, TVK, Gifu Broadcasting, and Mie TV on April 9. BS 11 will run the show on April 10. The cast will host a preview screening on March 29 in Tokyo, and the performers of the opening song "triage" and Amina Satō will perform songs at the event.

Yen Press publishes the manga in North America, and it describes the story:

Mochizuki General Hospital boasts some of the most well-trained (and well-endowed) nurses in town. But though these ladies spend much of their day battling disease, their after-hours are spent fighting a very different sort of sickness... Under the leadership of the hospital chairman, a handful of staff members and local teenagers form a group of mercenary assassins, targeting the "cancers" of society and excising those individuals before their wickedness spreads.

The previously announced main cast members include:

Kenji Akabane as Arashi Mikami

Yui Kondou as Mikoto Kiba

Amina Satō (former AKB48 member) as Oriha Nashida

Fuyuka Oura as Yūko Sagiri

Masumi Asano as Miki Tsurugi

Ryoko Shiraishi as Sayo Hitsugi

Saeko Zōgō (Isuca, Maken-Ki! Battling Venus, Chaika the Coffin Princess, Dai - Shogun - Great Revolution ending themes) featuring Nagareda Project (Dragon Collection, Saint Seiya Omega) will provide the show's opening theme, titled "triage." Kazutomi Yamamoto (Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE! opening theme) will perform the show's ending theme, titled "Soleil More."

The staff list is as follows:

Sato launched the manga in Kadokawa's Monthly Dragon Age magazine in 2009, and Kadokawa's Fujimi Shobo imprint will publish the 10th compiled volume on Friday, March 6. Yen Press published the seventh volume on August 26. Sato also drew the art for Highschool of the Dead, another manga that inspired an anime.

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