2-Part Peace Maker Kurogane Anime Film Project Reveals New Visual, Director Change
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The official website is also streaming a teaser video, but the video is the same as one previously streamed in October. The new version previews bonus extras that come with pre-ordered tickets.
The website also reveals that the film series' new director is Shigeru Kimiya (Hand Maid Mai OVA director, One Off chief director, Ryusei Sentai Musumet series director). Hiroshi Takeuchi was originally listed as directing the films, but he is no longer listed as working on the project. WHITE FOX is animating the film series. Eiji Umehara is writing the scripts, and Sayaka Koiso is designing the characters and serving as chief animation director.
Other staff members include:
- Set Design: Goichi Iwahata
- Art Director: Masatoshi Kai
- Color Design: Makiko Doi
- Director of Photography: Mitsuhiro Sato
- Editing: Masahiro Goto
- Sound Director: Toshiki Kameyama
- Distributor: Showgate
A flyer at Kadokawa's booth at AnimeJapan 2018 on Thursday also revealed the English titles for the two films. The titles are Peace Maker Kurogane: Belief and Peace Maker Kurogane: Friend.
The first film, titled Peacemaker Kurogane: Omou-michi (Path of Thoughts), is slated for June 2. The second film, titled Peace Maker Kurogane: Yūmei (Fate of Friends), is slated for this fall.
The films star:
- Yuuki Kaji as Tetsunosuke Ichimura (as an adolescent)
- Yumiko Kobayashi as Tetsunosuke Ichimura (as a child)
- Takahiro Sakurai as Susumu Yamazaki
- Jouji Nakata as Toshizō Hijikata
- Mitsuki Saiga as Sōji Okita
- Yūji Ueda as Tatsunosuke Ichimura
- Kappei Yamaguchi as Shinpachi Nagakura
- Kousuke Toriumi as Heisuke Tōdō
- Kenji Nomura as Sanosuke Harada
- Takashi Matsuyama as Hajime Saitō
- Masami Iwasaki as Kai Shimada
- Takaya Hashi as Isami Kondō
- Mikako Takahashi as Saya
- Shinnosuke Tachibana as Suzu Yamatoya
Source: MoCa News