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Cop Craft Anime Reveals More Cast, Theme Song Artists, July 8 Premiere

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Masayoshi Ōishi performs opening, Mayu Yoshioka performs ending

The official website for Cop Craft, the television anime of Shoji Gatoh's Cop Craft Dragnet Mirage Reloaded light novel series, revealed the theme song artists, three more cast members, and July 8 premiere on Friday. The anime will premiere on Tokyo MX and BS11 on July 8 at 24:00 (effectively July 9 at 12:00 a.m.), before premiering on WOWOW on July 10. Masayoshi Ōishi will perform the show's opening theme song, and Mayu Yoshioka as her character Tilarna Exedilika will perform the ending theme song.

The newly announced cast members are:

Wataru Takagi as Biz O'naill

Volcano Ōta as Kenny

Additionally, Houchu Ohtsuka will play Zerada.

The anime will star:

Shin Itagaki (2016 Berserk, Teekyū) is directing the anime at Millepensee, and Gatoh himself is in charge of the series scripts. Hiromi Kimura is adapting Range Murata's original character designs for animation.

The story is set in San Teresa City on the fictional Pacific island of Kariaena. The "buddy police action" series follows the detective Kei Matoba and the alternate-world knight Tirana.

15 years ago, an unknown hyperspace gate opened over the Pacific. Beyond this gate lies Reto Semaani, a strange alternate world where fairies and demons live.

San Teresa City — a city where over two million immigrants live from both worlds. As a result, there are the haves and the have-nots. Here is the world's newest "city of dreams." But in the shadow of the chaos, crime is rampant: drugs, prostitution, and weapon trafficking. The detectives who stand up to these heinous crimes are in the San Teresa City Police. When the detective Kei Matoba and the alternate-world knight Tirana — two individuals who differ in gender, personality, and even world of origin — meet, an incident erupts. Two worlds. Two justices. From this, the curtain rises on a buddy police action story!

Range Murata (Last Exile, Blue Submarine No. 6) illustrates the light novel series, which Shogakukan's Gagaga Bunko imprint started publishing in November 2009.

Sources: Cop Craft anime's website, MoCa News

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