P.A. Works Reveals Sirius the Jaeger Original TV Anime Project
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
P.A. Works opened a website on Thursday to announce a new original television anime project titled Sirius the Jaeger. The series will premiere in July.
The official English website for the series describes the story:
Imperial Capital, 1930.
A strange group of people carrying musical instrument cases landed on Tokyo station.
They are called the “Jaegers”, who came to hunt vampires.
Amongst them, there stood a young man with striking serenity and unusual aura.
His name is Yuliy, a werewolf whose home village was destroyed by vampires.
Yuliy and the Jaegers engage in deadly battle over a mysterious holy arc only known as “The Arc of Sirius”.
What truth awaits them at the end…?
With eternal affinity and spiral of conspiracy entwine, the highly anticipated action-thriller anime begins!
The anime will star Yuto Uemura as Yuliy. Other cast members include Takahiro Sakurai, Kenyuu Horiuchi, Nanako Mori, Yusuke Kobayashi, Shunsuke Takeuchi, Rie Takahashi, Junji Majima, Takehito Koyasu, and Kenjiro Tsuda.
Project SIRIUS is credited with the original work. Masahiro Ando (Sword of the Stranger, Snow White with the Red Hair, Under the Dog) is directing the series at P.A. Works. Kinu Nishimura is the original character designer. Mai Matsuura (Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma) and Souichirou Sako (Magi: Adventure of Sinbad) are the animation character designers and chief animation directors. Keigo Koyanagi (Regalia: The Three Sacred Stars, The Rising of The Shield Hero) is handling the series composition. Masaru Yokoyama (Your Lie in April, Love and Lies, Fate/Apocrypha) is composing the music, and Infinite is producing the series.
Other staff members include:
- Concept Design: Shiho Takeuchi
- Action Animation Director: Masahiro Sato
- Art Director: Junichi Higashi, Ayumi Sato
- Director of Photography: Kazuto Izumida
- Editing: Ayumu Takahashi
- Color Setting: Mika Sugawara
- 3D Animation Director: Tariki Kiritani
- Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa
Source: Comic Natalie
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