The official website for Studio Trigger and XFlag's original animefilmPromare began streaming a new trailer for the film on Friday. The video reveals a new cast member as well as the film's theme songs "Kakusei" (Awakening) and "Koori ni Tojikomete" (Imprisoned in Ice) by Superfly, The trailer previews "Kakusei":
The new cast member is Ryoka Yuzuki, who plays the character Biar Colossus. She is the secretary of Kray Foresight, the administrator of the Independent Republic of Promepolis and chief director of the Foresight Foundation. She is always with Kray, and carries out his orders swiftly.
Previously revealed cast members include:
Ken'ichi Matsuyama as Galo Thymos, a new member of the Burning Rescue team. He's still in his teens but has more attitude than anyone. He is a reckless meathead who runs headlong to the scene of a fire.
Taichi Saotome as Lio Fotia, the leader of Mad Burnish. Lio seems like someone who keeps their cool, but it's actually the opposite. Lio aims to burn everything with the power of a special flame called "Burnish Flare."
Masato Sakai as Kray Foresight, the administrator of the Independent Republic of Promepolis and chief director of the Foresight Foundation. He used to research fireproof building materials, but successfully developed an instant-freeze bullet that can put out a Burnish fire. Galo looks up to him.
Ayane Sakura as Aina Ardebit, a member of Burning Rescue who, like Galo, is in her teens. She is cool, calm, and professional at all times, and does things at her own pace. She plays the straight man to Galo and Varys.
Hiroyuki Yoshino as Remi Puguna, the vice-captain of Burning Rescue. He's a good-looking guy in his 20s, and he is as smart as he looks. He is an indispensable adviser to the captain Ignis.
Tetsu Inada as Varys Truss, a member of Burning Rescue, in charge of heavy machinery. He's a muscular guy in his 30s, and he's always training his body. He partners with the diminutive Lucia when out on a job.
Mayumi Shintani as Lucia Fex, a small mechanic at Burning Rescue. She handles the development and maintenance of Burning Rescue's equipment. She also constructed Galo's Matoi.
Rikiya Koyama as Ignis Ex, the captain of Burning Rescue, in his 30s. On missions he makes wise decisions and leads the other members. He trusts his team and they trust him.
Comedian Kendo Kobayashi as Vinny, a mouse with a helmet that lives at the national firefighting service FDPP, and the mascot of Burning Rescue. It usually follows Lucia around.
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.
Ami Koshimizu as Heris Ardebit, a young professor in the Foresight Foundation, and the older sister of Burning Rescue member Aina. She is devoted to the development of a particular project.
Taiten Kusonoki as Vulcan Haestus, the colonel of the Freeze Force, a paramilitary police force opposed to the Burnish. He does not look on Burning Rescue's vigilante actions favorably, and is constantly at odds with Ignis.
Nobuyuki Hiyama as Gueira, a member of Mad Burnish oriented around offense, and who conducts terrorist activities alongside Lio, who he calls "boss" and trusts with his life. He has a tattoo with the characters for "thunder" and "blade" on his collar bone.
Katsuyuki Konishi as Meis,a member of Mad Burnish oriented around speed, and who supports Lio alongside Guiera. He is a strategist, and the brains of the team. He has a tattoo with the characters for "wind" and "blade" on his left arm.
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.
In a country with famously strict gun laws, how exactly does hunting for sport work? Justin digs in.― Sarah asked: A few months ago I was watching Flying Witch and it had a gag where the uncle sees a pheasant and tries to catch it with his bare hands. Originally I thought getting a gun would be a lot quicker, but then I remembered Japanese gun laws are much stricter. I was wondering if there is a d...
Dates, cities, and more information revealed!― In 2018, to commemorate the release of Dragon Ball Super: BROLY, the ground-breaking “DRAGON BALL NORTH AMERICA TOUR” visited seven cities across the United States and Canada. Featuring a life-sized replica of the “World Martial Arts Tournament” (“Tenkaichi Budokai”), the booth appeared in the news as North America was engulfed in Dragon Ball fever. Bu...
Be careful what you wish for, because this short series proves that having all your favorite waifu figurines come to life might not be a dream come true. Micchy and Steve dive headfirst into some truly amazing trash.― Be careful what you wish for, because Amazing Stranger proves that having all your favorite waifu figurines come to life might not be a dream come true. This week, Micchy and Steve di...
This second film adapts Made in Abyss' most devastating material to beautiful effect while setting up new details for a continuation. Theron Martin has the details in our full review.― Wandering Twilight, the compilation film that covers episodes 9-13 of the Made in Abyss TV series, had its U.S. debut at Anime Central, complete with the attendance of director Masayuki Kojima, music director Kevin Pe...
Our column covering all the newest anime releases of the week has expanded to include manga and video games. Check out the new and improved Shelf Life!― Welcome to a slightly different version of Shelf Life! Running a review every week has become less feasible from a cost and organizational standpoint in recent months, so we're trying a new format for the column. In place of those weekly anime revi...
This zombie-busting adventure continues the story where season one left off. Richard Eisenbeis has the details on this high-octane movie straight from its theatrical run in Japan.― Note: this review contains major spoilers for the Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress TV series. Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress: The Battle of Unato is the theatrical sequel to 2016's 12-episode TV anime, Kabaneri of the Iron Fo...
Light on action but heavy on drama, this sci fi classic is a must-see for diehard fans of the genre. Nick Creamer has the details.― First airing back in 1999, and based on a trilogy of acclaimed novels from three years earlier, Crest of the Stars belongs to a different era of anime space operas, and stands apart even from many of its contemporaries. There are no epic robot battles or clashes between...