Twin Star Exorcists' Anime-Original Arc Previewed in Video, Image

posted on by Karen Ressler
Arc with original character premiered Wednesday

The official website for the Twin Star Exorcists anime updated on Saturday with a trailer and visual for the anime-original story arc "Rettō Ha Ran-hen" (Archipelago Battle for Supremacy Arc), which began on Wednesday. The visual features Rokuro and Benio with the "Jūni Tenshō" (Twelve Heavenly Commanders).

The arc will introduce two original characters. The cast includes:

Yūki Wakai as Suzu, a philosopher-like Basara with an interest in the feelings and actions of modern humans.

Hitomi Sasaki as Sae, a girl Rokuro and the others find during a catastrophe and take into their care. She stays with Rokuro and Benio and calls Rokuro "Papa."

The arc will also feature the Jūni Tenshō. The cast for these characters includes:

  • Takuma Terashima as Tatara
  • Lynn as Sakura Sada
  • Kiyono Yasuno as Cordelia Kasukami
  • Miyuki Sawashiro as Subaru Mitejima
  • Katsuyuki Konishi as Kengo Ujii
  • Hiro Shimono as Tenma Unomiya
  • Junichi Suwabe as Seigen Amawaka
  • Kaito Ishikawa as Shimon Ikaruga
  • Kousuke Toriumi as Arata Inanaki
  • Yui Ogura as Miku Zeze
  • Masaya Takatsuka as Narumi Ioroi
  • Yūichi Nakamura as Kankurō Mitosaka

Twin Star Exorcists premiered in Japan on TV Tokyo on April 6, and also airs on TV Osaka, TV Aichi, TV Hokkaido, TV Setouchi, and TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting.

Crunchyroll is streaming the series as it airs, and also plans to release the series on Blu-ray and DVD with an English dub.

Tomohisa Taguchi (Persona 4 the Golden Animation, Persona 3 the Movie #2 Midsummer Knight's Dream, Persona 3 the Movie #4 Winter of Rebirth) is directing the series at Studio Pierrot (Naruto Shippūden, Tokyo Ghoul, Yona of the Dawn). Shishō Igarashi (Unlimited Psychic Squad director) is serving as assistant director, Naruhisa Arakawa (MAOYU, Outbreak Company, Kingdom) is handling the series composition, Kikuko Sadakata (Corpse Princess, Muromi-san, Devils and Realist) designed the characters, and Itsuko Takeda (Level E, Kingdom) is the chief animation director.

[Via Comic Natalie]

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