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ID: INVADED Anime Reveals 1st Trailer, Main Cast, Staff

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Kenjiro Tsuda stars as Sakaido in 2020 anime project

The official website for the original anime project ID: INVADED revealed the first trailer, main cast and staff, and a key visual on Tuesday. The video previews the character Sakaido investigating the death of a mysterious girl known as "Kaeru-chan."

Kenjiro Tsuda (One-Punch Man's Atomic Samurai, Attack on Titan's Hannes, Free! - Iwatobi Swim Club's Seijūrō Mikoshiba) is voicing the main character Sakaido.

Atsushi Ikariya (Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel I. presage flower, Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works) is designing the characters based on the original designs of Yūki Kodama (Blood Lad manga creator, Hamatora manga artist). Yoshihiro Sono (Psycho-Pass, Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress) is credited for art and world setting, and Daisuke Mataga (Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-, Grimoire of Zero) is the main animator. Takehiro Kubota is the assistant director. Emi Chiba (After the Rain, Magical Sisters Yoyo & Nene ) is in charge of color design. Keita Shimizu, Ai Asari, Asuka Mamezuka, Norie Igawa, and Momoko Kawai are animators for the project.

As previously announced, the anime is slated for a 2020 debut. Ei Aoki (Re:CREATORS, Aldnoah.Zero, Fate/Zero) is directing the anime, and writer and novelist Otaro Maijo (The Dragon Dentist, Spotless Love: This Love Cannot Be Any More Beautiful.) is the scriptwriter.

Aoki's most recent work is the 2017 television anime Re:CREATORS, which was a collaboration between him and artist Rei Hiroe, who is co-credited with Aoki on the original work for the anime. Aoki directed the anime at his studio TROYCA.

Maijo most recently serialized the Spotless Love: This Love Cannot Be Any More Beautiful. manga, but he also credited for the original work on The Dragon Dentist anime. Maijo is also known for his hard-boiled novels, such as Smoke, Soil, or Sacrifices and Disco Detective Wednesday.

Sources: ID: INVADED's website, Comic Natalie

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