ID: INVADED Anime Reveals 1st Trailer, Main Cast, Staff
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
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."
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.