Fafner the Beyond Anime's Episodes 4-6 Debut in Theaters in November
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official website for the Sōkyū no Fafner THE BEYOND anime project revealed on Saturday that the anime's fourth, fifth, and sixth episodes will screen in theaters in Japan beginning on November 8. The site also unveiled a new visual for the anime.
The site also began streaming a "digest video" on Monday that recaps the story of the anime franchise.
The anime will have 12 episodes that are screening first in theaters. The first three episodes debuted in theaters on May 17. The screenings ranked #1 in the Japanese mini-theater ranking in their opening weekend.
Many of the main staff members are returning, although Michie Suzuki is taking over as art director and Takuma Morooka is the new director of photography. Takashi Noto (chief director for both seasons of Fafner EXODUS and the Fafner: Heaven and Earth film) is the director, and Tow Ubukata and Hisashi Hirai are returning as scriptwriter and character designer, respectively. Gou Nakanishi is the executive producer. XEBEC zwei is animating the production. Tsuneyoshi Saito is returning to compose the music, and the group angela are returning to perform the theme song.
Funimation licensed and released the original 2004 anime Fafner and the 2010 film Sōkyū no Fafner: Dead Aggressor: Heaven and Earth. Crunchyroll streamed both halves of the Fafner EXODUS sequel series in various countries as they aired in 2015.