Japanese, Chinese Co-Produced RoboMasters The Animated Series' Premieres in October
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official Twitter account for the Japanese and Chinese co-produced RoboMasters The Animated Series project revealed on Tuesday that the show will premiere in Japan on WOWOW on October 13 at 10:30 p.m. The show will also premiere on Chinese streaming sites simultaneously, and will then be available on Japanese streaming sites after that.
Yasutaka Yamamoto (Actually, I Am…, Squid Girl Season 2) is directing at the Japan-based Dandelion Animation Studio (3DCG animation for Haikyu!!, Miss Hokusai, The Empire of Corpses) and Gonzo (18if, Akiba's Trip). Kenichi Yamashita (D.Gray-man Hallow, Ketsuekigata-kun!) is writing the scripts and handling series composition. Rei Aoi (Luck & Logic ) is designing the characters, and Koji Watanabe (Space Brothers, Majestic Prince) is in charge of mechanical designs. Yakuya Yamazaki is credited as the 3D CG director, and Kei Ichikura (Magic Kaito 1412, Is This a Zombie?) is art director. Takeshi Takadera (Yowamushi Pedal, Bakuon!!) is directing the sound, and Yoshihiro Ike (DAYS, Rage of Bahamut: Genesis) is composing the music.
un:c is performing the opening theme song "super nova" for the Japanese version. Saori Fukuyama is performing the ending theme song "Higher Maker" for the Japanese version. The Chinese version of the show will have different theme songs.
The Shenzhen, China-based Da-Jiang Innovations (DJI) drone manufacturing company is partnering with Dandelion Animation Studio to produce the project. The anime is based on the DJI-hosted RoboMasters competition, which is the world's biggest student robotics competition. This year's event is the third RoboMasters event.
The RoboMasters The Animated Series anime project will depict college students as they prepare and participate in a RoboMasters tournament, and will depict the tournaments in CG.