Drifting Dragons TV Anime Video Reveals Yoh Kamiyama Opening Song (Updated)
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
The official website for the television anime of Taku Kuwabara's Drifting Dragons (Kūtei Dragons) manga revealed a promotional video and the opening theme song on Wednesday. The video previews Yoh Kamiyama's opening theme song "Gunjō" (Ultramarine) and Akai Kōen's ending theme song "Zettai Reido" (Absolute Zero).
The series will premiere on Fuji TV's [+Ultra] programming block on January 8 at 24:55 (effectively January 9 at 12:55 a.m.). The anime will also air on Kansai TV, Tokai TV, TV Nishinippon, Hokkaido Bunka Hōsō, and BS Fuji. The show will stream exclusively on Netflix, and the entire series will begin streaming on January 9.
The anime's main cast includes:
(Note: character name romanizations are not confirmed.)
Sora Amamiya as Takita
Tomoaki Maeno as Mika
Sōma Saitō as Giraud
Kana Hanazawa as Vanabelle
The cast also includes:
- Junichi Suwabe as Gibbs
- Tomokazu Seki as Crocco
- Takahiro Sakurai as Niko
- Kousuke Toriumi as Berko
- Rie Kugimiya as Capella
- Kentarō Kumagai as Gaga
- Makoto Furukawa as Faye
- Takashi Matsuyama as Badakin
- Shunsuke Takeuchi as Oken
- Yūto Uemura as Soraya
- Chinatsu Akasaki as Mayne
- Junya Enoki as Hiro
- Kazuhiko Inoue as Yoshi
- Hiroo Sasaki as Lee
Kodansha Comics began releasing the series digitally in December 2017, and released the fifth volume digitally on December 3. The first volume shipped in print on December 17. The company describes the series:
The draking vessel Quin Zaza soars through the skies, hunting dragons that hide in the clouds. A single big catch means full coffers and all the meat they can eat, while failure means an empty wallet and an even emptier stomach. Join us as we log the crew's grand adventures, chasing dreams of the sky, dragons, and gourmet cooking!
A serialized novel in the franchise debuted in the Da Vinci magazine on May 6. The novel focuses on Vanabelle and other original female characters. Kuwabara is drawing illustrations for the novel.
Update: This article previously incorrectly stated that all episodes except the first episode will be 10 minutes long. This is incorrect. All episodes will be a half hour in length.
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