Myriad Colors Phantom World TV Anime's 1st Promo Video Introduces Staff, Cast
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official website for Kyoto Animation's anime of Sōichirō Hatano's Myriad Colors Phantom World (Musaigen no Phantom World) novel began streaming the show's first promotional video on Monday. The video introduces the show's main staff and cast.
The show stars:
Hiro Shimono as Haruhiko Ichijo, a 15-year-old first-year A-class student in Hosea Academy's High School Division.
Saori Hayami as Reina Izumi, a 15-year-old first-year B-class student in Hosea Academy's High School Division.
Maaya Uchida as Koito Minase, a 16-year-old first-year C-class student in Hosea Academy's High School Division.
Azusa Tadokoro as Ruru, a fairy phantom who can fit in the palm of a human's hand.
Misaki Kuno as Kurumi Kumamakura, a 10-year-old fourth-year 2-class student in Hosea Academy's Elementary School Division.
Kikuko Inoue as Arisu Himeno, a 26-year-old Japanese language instructor for Hosea Academy's High School Division.
Additionally, the website previously revealed the character designs for Shosuke Morohashi, a 15-year-old first-year A-class student in Hosea Academy's High School Division. The site has not yet revealed his voice actor.
Tatsuya Ishihara (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions!, Sound! Euphonium) is directing the series, and Kazumi Ikeda (Clannad television anime, second Kanon television anime, Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions!) is designing the characters and serving as chief animation director. Shirabi provided the original illustrations for Hatano's novel. Fumihiko Shimo (Kokoro Connect, Infinite Stratos, Clannad) is in charge of series composition, and EFFY is composing the soundtrack.
The other staff members are as follows:
The story of the original novel takes place in the near future, in a world born of human imagination. What humans would call ghosts or monsters appear, and they come to be called "phantoms." The main character, Haruhiko Ichijō, is a first year at Hosea Academy along with his upperclassman Mai Kawakami, who fights phantoms with the ability "Spirit of Five Elements," Reina Izumi, who has the ability "Phantom Eater," and Koito Minase, who fights phantoms in solitude. They experience the ups and downs of high school life before a certain incident leads them to the truth of this world.
Images © Sōichirō Hatano, Kyoto Animation / Musaigen no Phantom World Production Committee