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In/Spectre Anime's 2nd Promo Video Unveils More Cast

posted on by Jennifer Sherman

The official website for the television anime of Kyo Shirodaira and Chasiba Katase's In/Spectre (Kyokō Suiri or Invented Interface) manga revealed the second promotional video, additional characters and cast members, and broadcast details on Thursday. The video previews the opening theme song "Mononoke in the Fiction," performed by Lie and a Chameleon.

The new cast members are:

Misato Fukuen as Saki Mihara

Sumire Uesaka as Karin Nanase

Kenji Hamada as Detective Terada

The website website also revealed Kōjin Nanase with no cast member.

The anime will premiere in January 2020 on TV Asahi, MBS, and BS-NTV. The series will also stream in Japan on d Anime Store (Docomo Anime Store) and other services. Crunchyroll is co-producing the anime.

Akari Kitō and Mamoru Miyano will star in the anime as Kotoko Iwanaga and Kuro Sakuragawa, respectively.

Mamoru Miyano will perform the anime's ending theme song.

Kodansha Comics is publishing the manga in English, and it describes the supernatural mystery romance:

When she was still just a girl, Kotoko was kidnapped by yokai. These spirits made her into a powerful intermediary between the spirit and human worlds, but this power came at a price: an eye and a leg. Now, years later, she watches out for dangerous yokai while developing feelings for a young man named Kuro, who is also special: an incident with a yokai has given him healing powers. He's surprised when Kotoko asks him to team up to handle renegade yokai, preserving the thin line between reality and the supernatural.

Keiji Gotoh (Kiddy Grade, Endride, Sengoku Collection) is directing the anime at Brains Base, and Noboru Takagi (Durarara!!, Golden Kamuy, Kuroko's Basketball) is in charge of the series scripts. Takatoshi Honda (RIN-NE conceptual design) is designing the characters and serving as chief animation director. NAS is presenting the project. Uso to Chamaeleon will write and perform the series' opening theme song.

Katase launched the manga based on a 2011 novel by Shirodaira (Spiral, The Record of a Fallen Vampire, Blast of Tempest) in Kodansha's Shōnen Magazine R in April 2015. The manga is Katase's first serialized work. It was nominated for Best Shōnen Manga in the 42nd Annual Kodansha Manga Awards in 2018. Kodansha published the 11th compiled book volume of the manga in Japan on Thursday. Kodansha Comics published the ninth volume in English on February 26.

Sources: In/Spectre anime's website, Comic Natalie


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