• remind me tomorrow
  • remind me next week
  • never remind me
Subscribe to the ANN Newsletter • Wake up every Sunday to a curated list of ANN's most interesting posts of the week. read more

Chaos Dragon Anime's 2nd Promo Streamed

posted on by Karen Ressler

The official website for the Chaos Dragon television anime project began streaming a second promotional video on Thursday. The video features the opening theme song "ISOtone" by Natsumi Kon.

In addition, the official Twitter account announced three more cast members, all members of the black dragon knights:

  • Ryohei Kimura as Sol
  • Aoi Yuki as Shaddy
  • Ayaka Imamura as Miska

The story takes place in the sparkling era year 3015, where the great nations Donatia and Kōran divide the world in a cold war as they fight for supremacy. In the middle of this standoff is island country Nil Kamui, which has lost its independence.

The main characters and cast members include:

Marina Inoue as Ibuki, a descendant of the royal family of Nil Kamui. Created by Simadoriru.

Miyuki Sawashiro as Eiha, Ibuki's guardian who is fused with a demon. Created by Izuki Kōgyoku.

Sōma Saitō as Soirot Clasbari, a member of Donatia's prized black dragon knights. Created by Kinoko Nasu.

Maaya Uchida as Rō Chenfa, an assassin from a religious organization in Kōran. Created by Gen Urobuchi.

Unshou Ishizuka as Kagraba, a mysterious immortal trader from the independent city of Haiga. Created by Ryohgo Narita.

Houchu Ohtsuka as the Red Dragon (one of only seven dragons in the world and the guardian deity of Nil Kamui)

Kenji Akabane as Fugaku, Ibuki's fellow disciple in kendō

Takuya Eguchi as Hien, a boy swordfighter. He lost a little sister who was like his other half, during the Seven-Year War.

Kouichi Yamadera as Agito, leader of the revolutionary army

Nozomi Furuki as Mashiro, a girl who was with Ibuki at an orphanage in Nil Kamui

Haruka Watanabe as Kai, who lived in an orphanage after losing both parents in the Seven-Year War between Nil Kamui and Kōran

Haruka Terui as Meryl, a follower of Soirot

Jouji Nakata as the Black Dragon, the guardian dragon of Donatia

Keiji Fujiwara as Simeon, the leader of the third legion of the Black Dragon knights. He's ranked 3rd overall among the knights.

Aimi as Ulrika, the sub-leader of the third legion of the Black Dragon knights. She's ranked 22nd overall among the knights.

Tomokazu Seki as Qisha Tianling, a sword that can consume the souls of killers and has the personality of a young man. Rō Chenfa calls it "Your Highness" and keeps it in a coffin between battles because the blade will bewitch people.

Eriko Matsui as Gakushō, a Kōran commander who excels at using the guns developed there.

Sayaka Ohara as Kōkaku (kanji reading unconfirmed), a Kōran commander with mechanical body parts for use in battle

Toru Ohkawa as Lin (kanji reading unconfirmed), a Kōran soldier who despises the "savage" people of Nil Kamui

Ryoko Shiraishi as Shoren (kanji reading unconfirmed), a young girl who takes orders from Rō Chenfa. She can appear and disappear unexpectedly.

Additional cast includes:

Toru Ohkawa as Kurama
Haruo Satou as Enumael
Atsushi Tamaru as Hakuei (kanji reading unconfirmed)

The anime will premiere on Tokyo MX TV, KBS Kyoto, BS11, and Sun TV on July 2.

The project is based on Red Dragon, the "role-playing fiction" story born from the "table talk role-playing game" sessions by five prominent anime, game, and art creators. The five Red Dragon participants were Gen Urobuchi (Phantom ~Requiem for the Phantom~, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Fate/Zero), Kinoko Nasu (Kara no Kyōkai - the Garden of sinners, Fate/stay night, Lunar Legend Tsukihime), Izuki Kōgyoku (Mimizuku to Yoru no Ō, Mama, Garden Lost), Simadoriru (illustrator), and Ryohgo Narita (Baccano!, Durarara!!). Each participant created a character to guide through six nights of tabletop role-playing game sessions devised by "fiction master" Makoto Sanda (Rental Magica, Record of Lodoss War).

The website Sai-zen-sen serialized the compiled transcripts of the Red Dragon role-playing sessions.

Also as part of the project, there is a board game titled Chaos Dragon: Haō Shunjū. The "story-telling game's" plot revolves around seven heroes (controlled by the players) who fight in an endless war. The smartphone game Chaos Dragon: Konton Senso (Chaos Dragon: Chaos War) is scheduled to begin service this summer for iOS and Android devices. Scenario-writers for the game include Carlo Zen, Yoichiro Koizumi, Ukyo Kodachi from Team Barrel Roll, Makoto Sanda, Ryohgo Narita, Jin Haganeya (Guilty Crown episode scripts), and Shunsaku Yano, among others. Participating illustrators include Cheese Gouda (Gundam Reconguista in G designs), Shimadoriru, sime, Take, Hiroyuki Takei (Shaman King), Peach-Pit (Shugo Chara!), and minoa from nitroplus. Sakimoto is composing the game's music.

Masato Matsune (Fate/Prototype CG supervisor, Meganebu! opening storyboarder and animation director) is directing the television anime at SILVERLINK./CONNECT. Team Barrel Roll's Ukyō Kodachi (Neppu Kairiku Bushi Road, Macross Frontier novels) is in charge of the series scripts with assistance by Shou Aikawa (Fullmetal Alchemist, Ghost Slayers Ayashi, EUREKA SEVEN AO).

Inoue and Saitō will appear at an advance screening of the first three episodes and a talk show in Tokyo on June 20.

[Via Ota-Suke]

discuss this in the forum (7 posts) |
bookmark/share with: short url

News homepage / archives