Dimension High School Live-Action/Anime Show's Video Reveals New Cast, Theme Song, January 10 Debut
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official Twitter account and website for the Chōjigen Kakumei Anime: Dimension High School (Super-Dimensional Revolution Anime - Dimension High School) original live-action/anime hybrid television show posted a new promotional video for the show on Wednesday. The video reveals another cast member, the opening theme song, and the show's January 10 premiere.
Shouta Aoi will join the anime as the Dimensional Messenger. The Dimensional Messenger narrates the video above.
The show will have both live-action and anime parts, with Yuuichi Abe (Carino Coni, The Girl in Twilight) as director, and Izumi (Touken Ranbu) as character designer. Polygon Pictures is animating the 3DCG animation parts, and the actors themselves are performing motion capture for the animation.
The previously revealed cast includes: (left to right in image above)
- Takuma Zaiki as Tsuyoshi Kikawada
- Shōhei Hashimoto as Yurio Mizukami
- Takahide Ishii as Junpei Shiroyama
- Takeo Ōtsuka as Ryūsei Midorigaoka
- Toshiyuki Someya as Sōshi Momoya
Other cast members include:
Takuya Eguchi as Spudio the 22nd, a talking meteorite who holds the key to the story
Junichi Suwabe as Sphinx, a god of destruction who aims to subjugate the 3D world
The show's story centers on five high school boys who are taking remedial classes, when they are suddenly sent across dimensions to an anime world. The story develops as they cross between both the real and anime worlds.
Ai Nimoda will launch a manga adaptation on the pixiv Sylph website on Thursday. The show also has a radio program titled Dimension High School - Hōkago Jishūshitsu (After School Private Study Room) that debuted on October 19 on Radio Osaka, Radio Cloud, and Nico Nico Channel, with Ishii and Ōtsuka as hosts.