Shōmetsu Toshi Anime Reveals Promo Video, Visual, Cast, April Premiere
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
The official website for the television anime of Wright Flyer Studios' Shōmetsu Toshi (Annihilated City — Where I End and You Begin) smartphone game revealed the first promotional video, a key visual, additional cast, and the April 2019 premiere for the series on Wednesday. The video features the song "Swallowtail Butterfly ~Ai no Uta~" performed by Kana Hanazawa as her character Yuki.
The newly announced cast members are:
In addition, staff of the original game revealed that a new game titled Shōmetsu Toshi - AFTERLOST is in development. Wright Flyer Studios began streaming a teaser video for the game.
The anime's previously revealed cast members include:
- Kana Hanazawa as Yuki
- Tomokazu Sugita as Takuya
- Yūichi Nakamura as Akira
- Tarusuke Shingaki as Eiji (Researcher)
- Aimi as Kikyō
- Taisuke Nishimura as Geek
- Mitsuki Nakae as Yumiko (Researcher)
- Makoto Takahashi as Kōta
- Haruka Shamoto as Homura
- Emiri Iwai as Nami
- Hina Suguta as Haruka
- Aguri Ōnishi as Rena
- Hikari Sonoyama as Yua
- Ayaka Asai as Sōma
- Tomoyo Kurosawa as Ryōko
- Nobunaga Shimazaki as Tsubasa
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Yoshiaki
The anime will air on Tokyo MX and other channels.
Shigeyuki Miya (Blood Lad, Onihei) is directing the anime, and Shingo Irie (Kuroko's Basketball, Sakura Quest) is in charge of the series scripts. Tomoyuki Shitaya (Bakuman., Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma) is designing the characters. Satoshi Motoyama is directing the sound, and Kenji Kawai (Ghost in the Shell, Eden of the East, Patlabor) is composing the music. Madhouse is producing the series, and Pony Canyon is producing the music.
In the anime's story, one day a town is annihilated. Yuki is a young woman who is said to be the only person left alive from the town after the annihilation, and Takuya is a loner and a smuggler. Together, with the letter left by Yuki's father, they go toward the town, now called Lost, but unexpected obstacles stand in their path. The thoughts of those left behind, secret and mysterious organizations, and hidden conspiracies await Yuki and Takuya as they move closer toward the mystery behind Lost.
Wright Flyer Studios and GREE launched the game in Japan in May 2014, and the game has more than 9 million downloads worldwide. An update titled Shōmetsu Toshi 2 launched in November 2016, and the Shōmetsu Toshi 0. update launched on November 25. The game is getting a new app titled Shōmetsu Toshi Drama RPG MIX, as well as a completely new 3D work using Unreal Engine 4.