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Funimation Streams ID: INVADED Virtual World Suspense Anime in January

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kenjiro Tsuda stars in original anime from Fate/Zero director Ei Aoki

Funimation announced on Sunday that it will stream the original television anime project ID: INVADED in January. The anime will also premiere in Japan in January.

Funimation describes the anime:

Set in a virtual world, the visually stunning ID: INVADED follows Sakaido, a detective looking to solve the grisly murder of Kaeru, a young girl. But solving this case is unlike any other as the world begins to twist and turn around Sakaido, challenging what he thinks and believes.

Kenjiro Tsuda (One Punch Man's Atomic Samurai, Attack on Titan's Hannes, Free! - Iwatobi Swim Club's Seijūrō Mikoshiba) stars in the anime as the main character Sakaido. The cast also includes:

  • Yoshimasa Hosoya as Momoki
  • M.A.O as Hondocmachi
  • Sarah Emi Bridcutt as Togo
  • Manabu Muraji as Hayaseura
  • Takashi Kondo as Shiratake
  • Shuuhei Iwase as Habutae
  • Junya Enoki as Wakashika
  • Wataru Kato as Kokufu
  • Fukushi Ochiai as Nishimura
  • Rintaro Nishi as Matsuoka
  • Ryota Takeuchi as Fukuda

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. 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. U/S is composing the music. Sou will perform the opening theme song "Mister Fixer." MIYAVI's "Other Side" will be the ending theme song.

Kodama also launched a manga adaptation of the anime in Kadokawa's Young Ace magazine on October 4.

Source: Funimation


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