Crunchyroll to Stream Rewrite TV Anime
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Crunchyroll announced on Tuesday that it will stream the Rewrite television anime. The anime's streaming will launch on July 2 at 1:00 p.m. EDT, and will be available in North America, Central America, South America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand.
Active Raid Second will launch on July 10 at 1:00 p.m. EDT worldwide except in Asia. Qualidea Code will launch on July 9 at 12:30 p.m. EDT in North America, Central America, South America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand.
Rewrite will premiere in Japan on July 2 with a one-hour special first episode. The anime will air on Tokyo MX, Tochigi TV, Gunma TV, MBS, and BS11. The first episode will also screen at an event in Tokyo on June 25, and the event will stream live on Niconico.
The anime is based on the visual novel of the same name by Visual Art's/Key, and the cast will return from the game:
- Masakazu Morita as Kotarō Tennōji
- Chiwa Saito as Kotori Kanbe
- Saya Shinomiya as Chihaya Ohtori
- Eri Kitamura as Akane Senri
- Keiko Suzuki as Shizuru Nanatsu
- Risa Asaki as Lucia Konohana
- Kana Hanazawa as Kagari
The anime will portray a "sixth" route left untold in the game, which will tell the story of "that girl."
Tensho (Kinmoza! Kiniro + Mosaic, The Fruit of Grisaia) is directing the anime at 8-bit and also supervising the series scripts. Romeo Tanaka (Cross Channel scenario, Humanity Has Declined) and Visual Art's Kai (Clannad scenario, Grim Reaper Kyou) are credited with collaborating on the composition and scripts. Masayuki Nonaka (Hello!! KINMOZA chief animation director, The Fruit of Grisaia main animator) is adapting the game's original character designs by Visual Art's/Key's Itaru Hinoue (Kanon, Air, Clannad, Little Busters!) for animation.
Runa Mizutani from the NanosizeMir dōjin music unit will perform the opening theme song "Philosophyz" and the ending theme song "Sasayaka na Hajimari" (A Modest Beginning). The songs used for the anime will be arranged versions of these songs. Anri Kumaki will perform the "End of the World" song for the series. Jun Maeda is writing and composing the song. Aoi Tada (theme songs for Charlotte, Angel Beats!) will also provide music for the series.