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Fafner The Beyond Anime's Teaser Reveals angela's Return, 12-Episode Theatrical Run

posted on 2018-08-19 00:32 EDT by Egan Loo
Anime to first play in Japanese theaters starting in 2019

The "Sōkyū no Fafner THE BEYOND Special Event ~Shinjitsu~" debuted a teaser trailer for the brand-new Sōkyū no Fafner THE BEYOND anime on Saturday. The teaser reveals that the anime will be 12 episodes long, and will first play in theaters starting next year. The event also confirmed that the group angela is returning to perform the theme song.


Many of the main staff members are returning, though Michie Suzuki is taking over as art director and Takuma Morooka is the new director of photography. Takashi Noto (chief director for both seasons of Fafner EXODUS and the Fafner: Heaven and Earth film) is the director, and Tow Ubukata and Hisashi Hirai are returning as scriptwriter and character designer, respectively. Gou Nakanishi is the executive producer. XEBECzwei is animating the production. Other returning staff members include:

  • Mechanical Design: Naohiro Washio
  • Music: Tsuneyoshi Saito
  • Color Coordination: Mitsuko Sekimoto
  • Sound Director: Masafumi Mima
  • 3DCG Director: Eiji Inomoto
  • Art Design: Kaoru Aoki

Funimation licensed and released the original 2004 anime Fafner and the 2010 film Sōkyū no Fafner: Dead Aggressor: Heaven and Earth. Crunchyroll streamed both halves of the Fafner EXODUS sequel series in various countries as they aired in 2015.

Source: Comic Natalie


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