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Big Order TV Anime's Ad Previews Yousei Teikoku Opening Theme Song

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Anime premieres on Friday; Crunchyroll streams series as it airs

The official Nico Nico Video channel of the television anime adaptation of Sakae Esuno's Big Order manga began streaming a commercial for the anime last week. The video previews the anime's opening theme "DISORDER" by Yousei Teikoku.

Crunchyroll will stream the series worldwide outside of Asia starting on Friday, April 15 at 2:00 p.m. EDT. The series will air in Japan at 1:40 a.m. on April 16 on Tokyo MX and other channels.

The manga's story centers on an introverted high school student named Eiji Hoshimiya with a huge secret — he wished for the destruction of the world when he was younger. Fairies give certain people special powers called Orders. What Order Users can do with their power depends on their wishes. 10 years after the Great Destruction, Eiji struggles to come to terms with his immense power.

The anime's cast and staff are returning from the previous original anime Blu-ray Disc that shipped with the limited edition of the eighth manga volume on October 3. Nobuharu Kamanaka (episode director for BECK: Mongolian Chop Squad, Freezing, Robotics;Notes) is directing the series at studio asread. Katsuhiko Takayama (The Future Diary, Aldnoah.Zero, Baka and Test - Summon the Beasts) is writing and overseeing the scripts, and Chika Kojima (chief animation director for The Future Diary) is serving as character designer.

The main cast members are as follows:

Masakazu Morita as Eiji Hoshimiya
Shiori Mikami as Rin Kurenai
Azusa Tadokoro as Iyo
Misaki Kuno as Sena Hoshimiya
Mari Misaki as Daisy
Satoshi Tsuruoka as Gennai Hoshimiya
Yuu Hayashi as Ayahito Sundan
Fumihiko Tachiki as Benkei Narukami
Hitomi Harada as Kagekiyo Tairano
Shinnosuke Tachibana as Yoshitsune Hiiragi
Tarusuke Shingaki as Abraham Louis Fran

Esuno (Future Diary) launched the supernatural manga series in Kadokawa Shoten's Monthly Shōnen Ace magazine in 2011.

Thanks to Dennis R for the embedded video.

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