Psycho-Pass 3 Anime Reveals Promo Video, October 24 Debut, 8-Episode Length, Visual, Theme Song Artists

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Anime with 1-hour episdes to stream inside, outside of Japan only on Amazon Prime Video

The official website for Psycho-Pass 3, the third television anime season in the Psycho-Pass franchise, revealed the show's second promo video, a visual, October 24 premiere, and theme song artists on Friday.

A special program for the series will air on Fuji TV's Noitamina programming block on October 17 at 24:55 (effectively October 18 at 12:45 a.m.). The first episode of the anime itself will then premiere on October 24. The anime will have eight episodes total. The website is listing that all episodes will be one hour long.

The anime will stream inside and outside of Japan only on Amazon Prime Video. Who-ya Extended will perform the opening theme song "Q-vism," and Cö shu Nie will perform the ending theme song "bullet."

The anime will star

  • Yuuki Kaji as Arata Shindō
  • Yūichi Nakamura as Kei Mikhail Ignatov
  • Takahiro Sakurai as Sho Honakawa
  • Akio Ohtsuka as Temma Todoroki
  • Junichi Suwabe as Kazumichi Irie
  • Kaori Nazuka as Mao Kisaragi
  • Ayane Sakura as Mika Shimotsuki
  • Miyuki Sawashiro as Shion Karanomori

Naoyoshi Shiotani is returning to direct the series at Production I.G, and manga creator Akira Amano is returning as the original character designer.

The original Psycho-Pass anime premiered in 2012 and ran for 22 episodes. The 11-episode Psycho-Pass 2 television anime series then premiered in October 2014, and the Psycho-Pass movie opened in Japan in January 2015. Funimation released all three anime on home video.

The franchise also includes the newly released three-film Psycho-Pass SS or Psycho-Pass Sinners of the System project. The first film, Psycho-Pass Sinners of the System Case.1 Tsumi to Batsu (Crime and Punishment), opened in Japan on January 25. The second film, Psycho-Pass Sinners of the System Case.2 First Guardian, opened in Japan on February 15. The third film, Psycho-Pass Sinners of the System Case.3 Onshū no Kanata ni ____ (In the Realm Beyond Is ____), opened in Japan on March 8.

The franchise has inspired several manga adaptations and spinoff manga, as well as the Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness game.

Sources: Psycho-Pass 3 anime's website, MoCa News

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