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Divine Gate Anime's 1st Promo Video, Cast Unveiled

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
The Heroic Legend of Arslan's Noriyuki Abe to direct January TV anime

Marvelous began streaming the first promotional video for the anime adaptation of GungHo Online Entertainment and Acquire's Divine Gate iOS and Android app on Saturday. The video teases the main characters and reveals that the television anime is slated to premiere in January.

The anime's cast includes:

Tetsuya Kakihara as Akane, the boy who light flames

Sōma Saitō as Aoto, the boy who controls water

Kanae Itō as Midori, the girl who tames wind

Ayana Taketatsu as Hikari

Sora Amamiya as Yukari

Hiroyuki Yoshino as Ginji

Yūichi Nakamura as Arthur

Noriyuki Abe (The Heroic Legend of Arslan, Bleach, GTO) is directing the anime at Studio Pierrot, and Natsuko Takahashi (My Love Story!!, Moyashimon, Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan) is in charge of series composition. Ichiro Uno (The World Is Still Beautiful) is designing the characters, and Takumi Ozawa (Aria the Scarlet Ammo, Okamikakushi - Masque of the Wolf) is composing the music.

The original Divine Gate game is available for free download on iOS and Android. In the "panel RPG," players explore dungeons, solving puzzles to uncover panels and reveal treasure or monsters. The game has included more than 1,000 unique characters, including Steins;Gate characters as guest bosses.

The game has also included characters from Fairy Tail, Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works, and Danganronpa.

The game currently has more than 4 million downloads.

[Via Hachima Kikō]

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