RErideD Anime's 2nd Promo Video Reveals Theme Song Artists, October Debut, More Cast, More Staff

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Takahiro Sakurai, Yu Kobayashi, more join cast

The official website for Kadokawa's RErideD: Tokigoe no Derrida (RErideD: Derrida, who leaps through time) original anime began streaming a second promotional video for the series on Thursday. The video reveals more cast and staff, the opening and ending theme song artists, and the show's October debut.

The new cast members include:

  • Hiroo Sasaki as Vidaux Völker
  • Kaede Hondo as Mayuka
  • Kazutomi Yamamoto as Graham
  • Yu Kobayashi as Donna
  • Takahiro Sakurai as Nathan Bilstein
  • Minoru Inaba as Hans Andrei
  • Kenichirou Matsuda as Jacques Yvain

Quadrangle are performing the opening theme song, and M.A.O and Himika Akaneya are performing the ending theme song as their characters.

The previously revealed cast includes

  • Kensho Ono as Derrida Yvain
  • Himika Akaneya as Yuri Dietrich
  • M.A.O as Mage Bilstein

The anime's official website describes the story:

The year is 2050. A young engineer named Derrida Yvain became famous thanks to his contribution with the development of the "Autonomous Machine DZ" at Rebuild, the manufacturing company founded by his father. One day, Derrida and his colleague Nathan find a a serious flaw in the "DZ"s and try to warn their boss but are ignored. Although aware of the danger, they reluctantly decide to put off taking any measures and go to Nathan's daughter Mage's birthday party. Next day, after spending a peaceful time, Derrida and Nathan are suddenly attacked by unknown forces. At the end of the escape, Derrida falls into a cold sleep machine and 10 years later, he wakes up to a devastated world in the middle of a war. Being attacked by a group of out of control "DZ"s, Deriida almost gives up but he recall's Nathan's last words.

"Take care of Mage."

Despite the harsh fate that has fallen upon him, Derrida sets off to seek Mage.

Beyond the time, we reunite — this is the story of a journey for hope.

Takuya Satō (Steins;Gate, Armitage III: Poly-Matrix, Selector Infected Wixoss) is directing the anime at Geek Toys, and illustrator Yoshitoshi ABe (Serial Experiments Lain, Texhnolyze, Haibane Renmei) is designing the characters. Koji Watanabe (Ace Attorney, Blue Gender) is adapting those character designs for animation, and Kenji Konuta (Servamp, Library War, Blood Lad) is handling the series composition.

Additional staff members include:

  • Assistant Director: Koji Iwai
  • Design Works, Worldview Setting: Shigeyuki Koresawa (Digital Noise)
  • Art Director: Minami Kasuga (Kusanagi)
  • Color Design: Naoko Satou
  • Director of Photography: Shinya Matsui (Chiptune)
  • 3D Director: Masayuki Narai (Chiptune)
  • Editing: Masahiro Goto (REAL-T)
  • Music: Maiko Iuchi
  • Music Production: Kadokawa
  • Sound Director: Yukio Nagasaki
  • Sound Effects: Yasumasa Koyama
  • Sound Production: Half HP Studio

Source: RErideD: Derrida, who leaps through time anime's official website

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