Ani-One Posts Trailer for Gibiate Anime
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Hong Kong content distributor MediaLink Entertainment Limited's Ani-One YouTube channel began streaming an English- and Chinese-subtitled trailer for Yoshitaka Amano's Gibiate anime series on Wednesday. Ani-One will stream the anime beginning on Wednesday at 10:00 p.m. GMT +8.
The anime will premiere in Japan on July 8. Gibiate Project, a global IP development group that includes Amano (Final Fantasy games), is developing the series. The group announced the anime at Anime Expo 2019 last July.
Gibiate Project describes the anime's "ultimate survival action" story:
In 2030, Japan. A virus has infected humans throughout the world.
Infected people turn into different forms of monsters based on their ages, sexes and races. The virus is named 'Gibia' - after being rich in variety like gibier.
Just then, a pair of samurai and ninja appeared in such a blighted wasteland of Japan.
They both travelled from the early Edo period, fighting together with help from a doctor who tries to find cure for Gibia.
Facing ceaseless attacks from Gibia, and outlaws that attack travelers for food, they start the dangerous journey with enemies all around.
Amano is credited as the original character designer of the upcoming anime, while Naoki Serizawa (Resident Evil manga, Saru Lock) is designing the monsters. Yuzo Koshiro (Ys, ActRaiser) is credited as "Sound Creator," and the Yoshida Brothers are the musical artists. Ryō Aoki (Girl Friend BETA, BONJOUR Sweet Love Patisserie, Endride) is credited with project planning and the original story.
Shamisen musicians the Yoshida Brothers and Sugizo (X Japan and Luna Sea's guitarist) perform the opening theme song "Gibiate." The Yoshida Brothers' new two-disc album THE YOSHIDA BROTHERS launched in January, and it includes the song "Gibiate." Sugizo and Maki Ohguro perform the ending theme song "Endless ~Across the Time~."
Source: Ani-One Asia's YouTube channel