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Heavy Object Anime Date, Visual, Staff Revealed

posted on 2015-03-15 05:56 EDT by Kiara Valdez
Slayers director Watanabe directs action anime premiering in October

The official website for the 10th anniversary celebration of light novelist Kazuma Kamachi's major debut revealed a new visual and the staff for the television anime of Kazuma Kamachi's (A Certain Magical Index) Heavy Object light novel series on Sunday. The the website also announced that the anime will premiere in October 2015.

The staff includes:

  • Director: Takashi Watanabe
  • Assistant Director: Chikara Sakurai
  • Series Composition: Hiroyuki Yoshino
  • Character Design: Atsuko Watanabe
  • 3DCG: Sanzigen
  • Music: Maiko Iuchi
  • Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa
  • Sound Production: Magic Capsule
  • Animation Studio: J.C Staff

The cast includes Natsuki Hanae as Quenser, Kaito Ishikawa as Heivia, Eri Suzuki as Milinda, and Shizuka Itou as Major Floretia Capistrano.

The story revolves around Objects — powerful, massive weapons that change the course of warfare — and Elite Object pilots. An odd Elite girl named Milinda meets Quenser, a student who aims to become a Object mechanic, with the soldier-in-training Heivia on a snowy battlefield.

Kamachi launched the light novel series with illustration by Nagi in 2009, and Kadokawa's Dengeki Bunko imprint published the eighth volume in March. Shinsuke Inue serialized a manga adaptation in Dengeki Black Maoh and Dengeki Maoh from 2009 to 2011. Sakae Saitō serialized another manga, Heavy Object S, in Dengeki Maoh from 2011 to 2013.

[Via Yaraon]


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