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Gangsta. Anime's TV Ad Previews Stereo Dive Foundation's Theme Song

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Kenjiro Tsuda, Junichi Suwabe star in series premiering on July 1

Bandai Visual began streaming a 15-second television ad on Thursday for the television anime of Kohske's Gangsta. manga. The ad previews STEREO DIVE FOUNDATION's opening theme song "Renegade."

The manga revolves around Nick (played by Kenjirō Tsuda) and Worick (Junichi Suwabe), two men who take on jobs from both the mafia and the police in the town of Ergastulum, a rotten town filled with mafia, hoodlums, prostitutes, and dirty cops.

The rest of the show's previously announced cast includes:

Mamiko Noto as Alex Benedetto
Ami Koshimizu as Constance Raveau
Masako Isobe as Joel Raveau
Hiroyuki Yoshino as Doug
Kana Ueda as Loretta Cristiano Amodio
Katsuhisa Houki as Daniel Monroe
Mikako Komatsu as Ginger
Takahiro Sakurai as Marco Adriano
Takuya Kirimoto as Ivan Glaziev
Tetsu Inada as Galahad Woehor
Tsuyoshi Koyama as Miles Mayer
Yoshiko Sakakibara as Gina Paulklee
Satoshi Mikami as Theo
Aoi Yūki as Nina
Tomoaki Maeno as Yang
Tomohisa Hashizume as Delico
Tetsuo Kaneo as Chad Adkins
Kaito Ishikawa as Cody Balfour
Junji Majima as Emilio Benedetto
Shintarou Oohata as Gaston Brown
Kōji Yusa as Domenico Arcangelo
Hideyuki Umezu as Uranos Corsica
Tomokazu Seki as Striker
Sayaka Ōhara as Beretta
Yūta Kasuya as Colt
Yu Shimamura as Erica
Shiori Izawa as Sig
Atsumi Tanezaki as Mikhail

Shukou Murase (Dante's Inferno: An Animated Epic, Genocidal Organ) is directing the anime with series composition by Shinichi Inotsume (Hayate the Combat Butler, The Pilot's Love Song), and Koichi Hatsumi (Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I - The Egg of the King, Deadman Wonderland) is credited as series director. Yōichi Ueda is designing the characters for the anime, and Tsutchie (Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo) is composing the music for the soundtrack. Manglobe (The Unlimited - Hyōbu Kyōsuke, Hayate the Combat Butler! Cuties) is producing the animation. Annabel will perform the ending theme "Yoru no Kuni" (Country of Night).

The show will debut on July 1.

Kohske launched the original manga in Shinchosha's Monthly Comic @Bunch magazine in 2010, and Shinchosha will publish the seventh compiled volume on July 9. Viz has licensed the series for North American release, and the company shipped the sixth compiled volume in English on May 19.

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