Beast Tamer Anime Unveils New Trailer, More Cast, Staff, Theme Songs, October 2 Premiere
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The official website for Beast Tamer, the television anime adaptation of Suzu Miyama and Hotosouka's Yūsha Party wo Tsuihou Sareta Beast Tamer, Saikyōshu no Nekomimi Shōjo to Deau (The Beast Tamer Who Was Exiled from His Party Meets a Cat Girl From the Strongest Race) novels, unveiled a new promotional video, visual, more cast, more staff, theme song artists, and the anime's October 2 premiere date on Sunday.
The anime will premiere on Tokyo MX on October 2, on Yomiuri TV and TV Aichi on October 3, on BS Fuji on October 4, and on AT-X and other channels on as-yet unannounced dates. AbemaTV will begin streaming the anime on October 1.
The new staff members include:
- Main Animator: Hiroshi Tanabe
- Prop Design: Yurika Someya, Rio
- Art Director: Kenichi Tajiri, Yūto Murata
- Color Design: Tomoko Koyama
- Director of Photography: Daigo Matsumoto
- Editing: Motoki Niimi
- CG Director: Yukie Yamamoto
- Sound Director: Satoshi Motoyama
- Music Producer: Nippon Columbia
The story follows Beast Tamer Rein, who is banished from the hero's party, because he can only use animals. He becomes an adventurer and meets a cat girl, who is part of the strongest species.
The previously announced cast includes:
Atsushi Nigorikawa (A Destructive God Sits Next to Me) is directing the anime at EMT Squared. Takashi Aoshima (Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out!) is handling the series scripts. Shuuhei Yamamoto (Between the Sky and Sea) is designing the characters. Yuki Hayashi (My Hero Academia), Arisa Okehazama (Jujutsu Kaisen), and Naoyuki Chikatani are composing the music.
Miyama launched the novel on the Shōsetsuka ni Narō (Let's Be Novelists) website in June 2018. Moto Shigemura's manga adaptation debuted on Square Enix's Manga UP! app in January 2019. Square Enix published the manga's sixth compiled book volume in October 2021. Miyama and illustrator Hotosouka launched the light novel series in April 2019. The eighth volume shipped in Japan on July 1.