ID-0 Original Anime's Opening Video Streamed
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official website for ID-0, World Cosplay Summit's original anime project, began streaming the show's opening theme sequence on Monday. The video features Sayaka Sasaki's opening theme song "ID-0."
The anime will premiere on Tokyo MX on April 9 at 11:00 p.m., and will premiere later that evening on Sun TV, KBS Kyoto, and BS11. The series will stream exclusively on Netflix.
The show's complete Blu-ray Disc and DVD box set will ship on August 29, and while Bandai doesn't list an episode count, it does list that the box sets will include 290 minutes of footage.
The show stars:
Kazuyuki Okitsu (Orange's Saku Hagita, Fuuka's Kazuya Nachi) as Ido
Minami Tsuda (Yuruyuri's Yui Funami, Wake Up, Girls!'s Megumi Yoshikawa) as Maya Mikuri
Hisako Kanemoto as Clair Hojo
Reina Ueda as Mysterious Girl
Masaya Matsukaze as Rick Ayer
Sayaka Ohara as Karla Milla-Foden
Rikiya Koyama as Grayman
Ari Ozawa as Fa-Loser
Junko Minagawa as Amanza Volchkova
In the story, I-Machines are the general term for robots that operate in extreme environments. While Alliance Academy student Maya Mikuri is in the middle of operating an I-Machine, she gets involved in an incident with pirates, and ends up serving as a crew member on an excavation company's spaceship.
Goro Taniguchi (s-CRY-ed, Code Geass, Active Raid) is directing the series at Sanzigen. Yousuke Kuroda (My Hero Academia, Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Gundam Build Fighters) is supervising and writing the series scripts, Kanetake Ebikawa is credited with "mechanic character design," and Hiromi Kato is adapting Range Murata's original character designs for animation. Fumihiro Katagai, Takeshi Takakura, and Takayuki Yanase are designing the mecha, and Seiichi Shirato is credited as a researcher.
Hironobu Kageyama is performing the ending theme song "Stellar Compass."