BBK/BRNK Sequel Anime's Promo Video Shows Azuma's Sister
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official website for the BBK/BRNK television anime began streaming a promotional video on Wednesday for the BBK/BRNK Hoshi no Kyojin (Giants of the Star) sequel anime. The video reveals Kaoruko, the protagonist Azuma's sister who appeared only briefly in the previous anime. (Hisako Kanemoto played a younger version of the character.)
The site also unveiled a new visual for the anime, with Azuma and Kaoruko at the center.
The anime will premiere in October. Both the main staff and cast are all returning for the sequel anime.
The original anime series serves as SANZIGEN Animation Studio's 10th anniversary animation project. The series premiered in Japan on TV Tokyo on January 9. Crunchyroll streamed the anime as it aired in Japan.
The story begins when Azuma Kazuki finds himself attacked and captured by armed strangers, upon returning to Japan after having been away for 10 years. What saved him was his childhood friend, the girl Kogane Asabuki, and the Bubuki that had become her right hand.
The cast includes:
- Yūsuke Kobayashi as Azuma Kazuki
- Ari Ozawa as Kogane Asabuki
- Sōma Saitō as Hiiragi Nono
- Shizuka Ishigami as Kinoa Ōgi
- Mikako Komatsu as Shizuru Taneomi
- Megumi Han as Banryū Reoko
- Kenjiro Tsuda as Shūsaku Matobai
- Yōko Hikasa as Zetsubi Hazama
- Subaru Kimura as Munenari Shinsō
- Kazuyuki Okitsu as Akihito Tsuwa
Daizen Komatsuda (Evangelion 1.0, The Tale of the Princess Kaguya key animation) made his directorial debut with the series. Jirō Ishii (CANAAN, Under the Dog, Monster Strike) and Yukinori Kitajima (Senran Kagura: Ninja Flash!, Hamatora, Brynhildr in the Darkness) are in charge of the scripts. Yuusuke Kozaki (Speed Grapher, Donyatsu, Fire Emblem: Awakening) designed the characters. Tatsuya Yoshikawa (Breath of Fire series, Devil May Cry 4) is credited for "Buranki Design." Masaru Yokoyama (The Rolling Girls, Your Lie in April, Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans) is composing the music. Quadrangle was credited with the original work.
The additional staff included:
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