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Scared Rider Xechs TV Anime's New Promo Video Previews Show's Plot

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Funimation to stream series premiering in Japan on July 5

The official website for the television anime of Rejet and Red Entertainment's Scared Rider Xechs romance adventure game began streaming the show's broadcast notice promotional video on Friday.

The anime will premiere in Japan on TV Tokyo at 25:35 (effectively July 6 at 1:35 a.m.).

Funimation will stream the series as it airs, and it describes the story:

The Blue World, a world symbolizing reason, is under attack by fierce creatures known as the Nightfly O'Note sent from the Red World, a world symbolizing instinct. Elected to lead the Blue World, 17-year-old researcher Akira Asagi will take charge of the combat unit “IS”. These six riders, also called the Scared Rider Xechs, will fight at the Ryuukyuu LAG to protect their world and each other.

The show stars:

Ayaka Shimizu as Akira Asagi
Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Christoph Yōsuke Komae
Eiji Takemoto as Fernandes
Mamoru Miyano as Takuto Kirisawa
Daisuke Namikawa as Les Paul
Takashi Kondo as Yūji Tsuga
Rikiya Koyama as Diviser
Hiro Shimono as Hiro Kurama
Naozumi Takahashi as Duesenberg
Hiroki Takahashi as Kazuki Suzuki
Nobuhiko Okamoto as Rickenbacker
Kenn as Hijiri Mutsuki
Yuuki Fujiwara as Epiphone
Satomi Akesaka as Salome Hako Sakura
Koji Yusa as Nōichirō Amakasu
Hitoshi Bifu as Hayato Ishidera
Hiroki Yasumoto as Granbach

Hideto Komori is directing the anime at Satelight. StoryRiders' Naruki Nagakawa is supervising and writing the series scripts. Additionally, Jun Kumagai (Persona 3 the Movie series, Shōwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjū, Psycho-Pass 2) and Naohiro Fukushima (Eden of the East, EUREKA SEVEN AO) are also writing the scripts. Koji Haneda is adapting the game's original character designs by pako, and is also credited as chief animation director.

Tatsuhisa Suzuki and Mamoru Miyano are performing the duet opening theme song "Ao to Kurenai no Forzato." KENN is performing the ending theme song "old revelation."


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