Jun Fukuyama, Mamoru Miyano Star in New Xuccess Heaven Project
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The teaser site for a new project titled Xuccess Heaven: Neo Tokyo School Success Battle opened on Thursday. The accompanying teaser video asserts that the "ultra top secret project launches" to "defy the common expectations of anime."
Text: Defy the common expectations of anime
Text: Ultra top secret project launches
Text: Planning/original concept: Naotake Furusato
Text: Green Academy character design: Hirokazu Hisayuki
Text: Crimson Academy character design: Youhei Sasaki
Text: Blue Academy character design: Shou Matsui
Text: White Academy character design: Yukiko Akiyama
Text: Black Academy character design: Hisashi Hirai
Text: Tomoaki Maeno as Asuka Rinto, Green Academy
Asuka: A newbie in battle!
Text: Mamoru Miyano as Ryūnosuke Unrai, Green Academy
Text: Jun Fukuyama as Mach Kuro Yachigusa, Green Academy
Mach: I am an interceptor.
Text: Yūmi Shida (Dreaming Adolescence) as Kokoro Bōryū, Green Academy
Kokoro: I'm Kokoro.
Text: Atsushi Abe as Crimson Academy
Text: Kiyotaka Furushima as Blue Academy
Voice: I'm the student council president who loves love and peace!
Voice: I'm the kind of guy who likes peace
Text: Yū Serizawa, Azuki Shibuya, Miyu Kubota, Yūki Wakai, Himika Akaneya, Saki Yamakita from iRis as White Academy
Text: Sachi Kokuryu as Black Academy
Text: Joint Theme Song Performance: iRis/Yume-Miru Adolescence
Text: Xuccess Launch
Naotake Furusato (CROSS ANGE Rondo of Angel and Dragon) is credited with the project's planning and original concept. The character designers include Hirokazu Hisayuki (My-HiME), Youhei Sasaki (Phi-Brain - Puzzle of God), Shou Matsui (Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion animation director), and Yukiko Akiyama (Black Cat), and Hisashi Hirai (Gundam Seed).
The cast includes Atsushi Abe, Sachi Kokuryu, Jun Fukuyama, Kiyotaka Furushima, Tomoaki Maeno, Mamoru Miyano, and model/actress Yūmi Shida. The idol groups iRis and Yume-Miru Adolescence (Dreaming Adolescence) are collaborating to sing the theme song.
The Niconico service will stream the project's unveiling live on March 17 at 2:00 p.m. (1:00 a.m. EDT).