Blackfox Anime Reveals 2nd Promo Video, Cast, Story, Visuals
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official website for Studio 3Hz's original television anime series Blackfox began streaming a second promotional video for the anime on Friday. The video reveals the show's three main cast members. The site also revealed character designs and descriptions, the show's story, and two more visuals.
The show stars: (Note: character descriptions in English are from the anime's official website)
Ayaka Nanase as Rikka Isurugi. Born into the Isurugi ninja clan. Though she is expected to succeed her grandfather as the head of the clan, she looks up to her father very much and wishes to follow in his footsteps to become a researcher.
Haruka Tomatsu as Mia. A powerful psychic with a sharp mind and is skillful in chess.
Yō Taichi as Melissa. Rikka's roommate. She takes cares of all the chores while Rikka makes a living to support the both of them.
The Girl in the Fox Mask. A mysterious figure who wears a fox mask. She appears in the streets in the dead of the night dressed in all black and is often the talk of the town.
The official website describes the anime's story in English:
Living in a ninja residence tucked away in a corner of a futuristic city is Rikka, the eldest daughter of a Ninja clan, who looks up to her father—a researcher—very much.
Carrying on with her life normally, Rikka's home came suddenly under attack one day. Driven into a corner, what would she do to overcome this crisis?
Rip darkness to pieces and become "BLACK"!
The site also revealed two more visuals.
Kazuya Nomura (Robotics;Notes, Joker Game, Ghost In The Shell: The New Movie) is the chief director of the anime at Studio 3Hz (Princess Principal, Flip Flappers, Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online), and Keisuke Shinohara (episode director for Little Witch Academia, DEVILMAN crybaby, Kiznaiver) is directing the show. Naoki Hayashi (Citrus, Flip Flappers) is the scriptwriter. Atsushi Saito (High School Fleet sub-character design) is the character designer. Fumihiro Katagai (Princess Principal, Chaika the Coffin Princess) is the mechanical designer, and Kenji Andou (Votoms Finder, Tiger & Bunny) is credited as the Animaldrawn designer.
The additional staff includes:
- Prop Design: Ryou Akizuki
- Background Design: Yuuho Taniuchi, Moriyoshi Ōhara, Atsushi Morikawa, Jyu Ishiguchi, Kō Kawamura
- Art Director: Yūji Kaneko
- Background Art: Aoshashin
- Colorist: Yukie Noguchi
- 3DCG Director: Shunsaku Usui
- 3DCG Production: Flying Ship Studio
- Director of Photography: Yu Wakabayashi
- Compositor: T2 Studio
- Graphic Art: Hirofumi Araki
- Editor: Gō Sadamatsu