Girls' Frontline TV Anime's January 2022 Premiere, More Cast & Staff Confirmed
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official website for the television anime of Sunborn Network's Girls' Frontline smartphone game confirmed on Sunday a new promotional video, key visual, more cast and staff members, and January 2022 premiere. The video reveals and previews the ending theme song "HORIZON" by TEAM SHACHI. The anime will stream globally and will also air on TV in Japan.
The newly announced cast includes:
Mikako Komatsu as Gentiane
Nao Tōyama as Kalina
Hitomi Nabatame as Agent
Kaya Okuno as Scarecrow
Shizuka Itou as Executioner
Akio Ohtsuka as Kryuger
The show stars:
- Haruka Tomatsu as M4A1M
- Nozomi Yamane as M16A1
- Emiri Katō as ST AR-15
- Yukari Tamura as M4 SOPMOD II:
The anime was originally scheduled to stream globally this year.
The game's story is set in an alternate timeline near-future Earth in the 2060s. The aftermath of a military accident that resulted in widespread disease, as well as the recent conclusion of careless nuclear war, has massively depopulated the planet, rendered much of the surface uninhabitable, and reduced once-great nations to shadows of their former selves. Androids used for labor and combat have become an important facet of life, and easily replicable and disposable androids known as Tactical Dolls (T-Dolls) are used by private military companies in the frontlines of numerous brushfire wars. In the game, the player takes the role of a fresh commander in a PMC, commanding T-Dolls to fight against a new AI threat.
Shigeru Ueda (Gekidol, Peach Boy Riverside) is directing the series. Hideyuki Kurata (Made in Abyss) is in charge of series composition and scrpts. Masaki Yamada (Deadman Wonderland, Tiger & Bunny) is designing the characters. Takashi Watanabe is composing the music. Asahi Productions is animating the series, and Warner Bros. Japan is producing the project. Sunborn Network Technology and Mica Team are credited with the original story.
The remaining staff members include:
- Prop Design: Noriyuki Jinguji
- Background Art: Goofy
- Art Director: Taketo Gonpei
- Color Key Artist: Maki Saitou
- Compositing Director of Photography: Shōta Kodera
- 3D CG Director: Kazuaki Hara
- Editing: Yuki Honda
- Sound Director: Ryō Tanaka
yukaDD will perform the opening theme song "BAD CANDY."
Mica Team, a Chinese dōjin game circle, founded Sunborn Network, and launched Girls' Frontline in mainland China in May 2016. An English version launched in May 2018, and a Japanese version launched in August 2018 under the title Dolls' Frontline. Sunborn Network is currently developing a Girls' Frontline 2: Exilium sequel, as well as Reverse Collapse: Code Name Bakery, a remake of Mica Team's earlier Codename: Bakery Girl game, set in the same universe as Girls' Frontline.
Source: Girls' Frontline anime's website
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