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Yoh Yoshinari, Trigger's BNA: Brand New Animal Anime Reveals Cast, Visual, Story, April 2020 Debut

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins

Trigger opened a website on Monday for its original television anime BNA: Brand New Animal, revealing the anime's main cast and April 2020 premiere. The anime will air on Fuji TV's "+Ultra" programming block.

The main cast includes:

Sumire Morohoshi as MICHIRU Kagemori, a tanuki-human and high school student with a certain secret who has taken refuge in Anima City.


Yoshimasa Hosoya as Shirou Ogami, a wolf-human who is a misanthrope. He comes to look after MICHIRU after a certain development leaves him no choice.


Maria Naganawa as Nazuna Hiwatashi, a beautiful girl who is friends with MICHIRU. She yearns to be an idol.


Kaito Ishikawa as Alan Sylvasta, the young CEO of the Sylvasta drug manufacturer. He is a member of a distinguished family.

Yoh Yoshinari (Little Witch Academia) is directing the anime at Trigger, and Kazuki Nakashima (Gurren Lagann and Kill la Kill) is writing the script.

The website also revealed the key visual and the show's story.

In the anime's story, in the 21st century, the existence of animal-humans came to light after being hidden in the darkness of history. MICHIRU lived life as a normal human, until one day she suddenly turns into a tanuki-human. She runs away and takes refuge in a special city area called "Anima City" that was set up 10 years ago for animal-humans to be able to live as themselves. There MICHIRU meets Shirou, a wolf-human who hates humans. Through Shirou, MICHIRU starts to learn about the worries, lifestyle, and joys of the animal-humans. As MICHIRU and Shirou try to learn why MICHIRU suddenly turned into an animal-human, they unexpectedly get wrapped up in a large incident.

Sources: BNA: Brand New Animal anime's website, MoCa News


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