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Zaregoto OVA's 1st Trailer Previews Cast

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Yuuki Kaji, Aoi Yūki, more star in 8-part OVA debuting on October 26

The official website for the Kubikiri Cycle: Aoiro Savant to Zaregoto Tsukai (Decapitation Cycle: The Blue Savant and the Prankster) OVA project, based on the first novel in NisiOisin's Zaregoto novel series, began streaming the first trailer for the anime on Saturday. (Note: The linked video is region-locked to Japan.)


The site had also revealed the show's cast, staff, and theme song artists on Saturday.

The cast includes:


Yuuki Kaji as Boku


Aoi Yuki as Tomo


Yu Shimamura as Akane


Ayako Kawasumi as Kanami


Kenji Hamada as Sakaki


Aya Endo as Maki


Haruna Ikezawa as Yayoi


Mariya Ise as Iria


Houko Kuwashima as Rei


Natsuko Kuwatani as Akari


Ryoko Shintani as Hikari


Yuko Goto as Teruko


Yuko Kaida as Aikawa

Akiyuki Simbo (Bakemonogatari, Puella Magi Madoka Magica) is serving as chief director and working with Fuyashi Tou (Bakemonogatari, Nisekoi) on series composition. Yuki Yase (Nisemonogatari episode director) is directing. Akio Watanabe (Bakemonogatari, Kizumonogatari) is adapting Take's character designs for animation and serving as chief animation director with Hirofumi Suzuki (The Last: Naruto The Movie). Yuki Kajiura (Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Sword Art Online) is composing the music. SHAFT is animating the project. Sangatsu no Phantasia (Kiznaiver) is performing the opening theme song "Cobalt World" and Kalafina is performing the ending theme song "Marchen."

The first of eight planned DVD and Blu-ray Disc volumes is slated for October 26. Both the DVD and Blu-ray Disc volumes will retail for 3,600 yen (about US$36).

Thanks to Dennis R. and South Pathnet for the embedded videos.

Source: MoCa News


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