News Devil Survivor 2 Anime Previewed in TV Ad
posted on 2013-02-15 18:30 EST
A commercial for Seiji Kishi's Devil Survivor 2 anime series began airing with some brief new footage in Japan early Saturday morning. The anime will adapt Atlus' Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Nintendo DS role-playing game about 13 Devil Messengers who face the end of the world by mysterious invaders in seven days.
Kishi (Persona 4 The Animation) is directing the series, and Yoshimichi Hirai is the assistant director at the studio Bridge. Makoto Uezu is in charge of the series scripts, and Kotaro Nakagawa is scoring the music. Promotional flyers and a promotional video revealed the series' cast last week:
- Hiroshi Kamiya as Hibiki Kuze
- Nobuhiko Okamoto as Daichi Shijima
- Aya Uchida as Io Nitta
- Junichi Suwabe as Yamato Hotsuin
- Takahiro Sakurai as Anguished One
- Miyuki Sawashiro as Makoto Sako
- Fuko Saito as Keita Wakui
- Rikako Yamaguchi as Fumi Kanno
- Mitsuaki Madono as Yuzuru Akie
- Ami Koshimizu as Hinako Kujō
- Yuka Iguchi as Otome Yanigaya
- Kana Asumi as Airi Ban
- Daisuke Namikawa as Jungo Torii
- Rikiya Koyama as Ronaldo Kuriki
Atlus USA released the original Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Nintendo DS game in June 2009 in North America, and then released the enhanced port titled Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked in August 2011. Atlus released the Devil Survivor 2 video game in Japan in July 2011, and then Atlus USA released the game in North America last February. Suzuhito Yasuda (Durarara!!, Yozakura Quartet) drew the main character designs for all three games.
The anime will premiere this April on the "Animeism" programming block on the MBS station and other affiliates. The production company Pony Canyon began streaming the first full promotional video in December. The anime already inspired a manga that launched in Square Enix's Monthly G Fantasy magazine on December 18.
Thanks to Vito Plahuta for the embedded video