Promare Anime Film Reveals More Cast, May 24 Debut, Visuals
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The new cast members include:
Actor and writer Kazuki Nakashima's fellow Gekidan Shinkansen troupe member Arata Furuta plays Deus Prometh, a mysterious scientist who has been researching Burnish for years on behalf of a United Nations research team. He holds an important key to the story.
The website has revealed designs for Mad Burnish. Burnish are a race of flame-wielding beings that appeared suddenly in this world, and the Mad Burnish is an organization of Burnish.
Previously revealed cast members include:
(Character name romanizations listed below not confirmed.)
- Ami Koshimizu as Ellis Ardebit
- Taiten Kusonoki as Vulcan Hastus
- Nobuyuki Hiyama as Gera
- Katsuyuki Konishi as Mace
Director Hiroyuki Imaishi and scriptwriter Kazuki Nakashima are teaming again for the new project at Trigger. Trigger and Nakashima are credited with the original work. Shigeto Koyama is in charge of character design and mechanical design, and Sushio (Kill la Kill) is involved as an animator. Tomotaka Kubo (Mary and The Witch's Flower) is the art director, and Saishi Ichiko is in charge of logo design. Hiroyuki Sawano (Attack on Titan, Kill la Kill) is composing the music. Sanzigen Animation Studio is handling the 3DCG animation. XFlag is credited with production, and Toho will distribute the film.
The anime's protagonist is named Galo (seen with blue hair in image above), who is a new recruit in a rescue team. The anime will have mechs called "Matoi-Tech," named after the "matoi" banners that Edo-period firefighting units used.
The staff previously mentioned that the anime be similar in tone to Kill la Kill and Gurren Lagann — Imaishi and Nakashima's previous two collaborations.
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