Staff and Full Cast Revealed for TV Anime Coppelion, Broadcast to Begin Oct. 2 on AT-X

© Tomonori Inoue, Kodansha Ltd. / Coppelion Production Committee
© Tomonori Inoue, Kodansha Ltd. / Coppelion Production Committee

It was previously announced that production on the anime adaptation of the manga Coppelion, which is currently serialized in Monthly Young Magazine (Kodansha), had recommenced three years after originally starting. Now, the anime will finally begin broadcasting during the fall 2013 anime season, and information on its broadcast has been revealed. The anime will first broadcast on AT-X at 9 p.m. on Oct. 2 and thereafter on BS11 at 11:30 p.m. on Oct. 4. In addition to this information, details on the entire staff and cast have also been released.

Directing the anime is animator Shingo Suzuki. Suzuki’s experience includes being the director and character designer of the anime K as well as the the character designer and chief animation director of the theatrical anime series Mardock Scramble. He is also acting as character designer on Coppelion and is determined to showcase the world of the original work. Other staff includes Makoto Nakamura of Seitokai Yakuindomo and Princess Lover! fame as the series composer and Makoto Furuta who worked with director Suzuki on K as the chief animation director. The anime is being produced by GoHands.

Members revealed for the cast include Chafurin as Mushanokōji, Sato Tomohiro as Ibuse, Kōtarō Nakamura as Oyakata Kurobe, Hiroshi Naka as Gennai Ishikawa, Masahiko Tanaka as Gojirō Kajii, and Mamiko Noto as Ibuki Kajii. The voice actresses playing the three main characters––Haruka Tomatsu, Kana Hanazawa, and Satomi Akesaka––are also a great combination to take note of.

At the same time this information was announced, the official site of the anime was reopened. A promotional video is scheduled to be uploaded very soon.

The original work for Coppelion is a sci-fi action manga created by Tomonori Inoue. The manga began serialization in Weekly Young Magazine in 2008. The magazine then changed to Monthly Young Magazine, where it has been serialized ever since. The story follows three female high school students who each possess special abilities and who struggle against their fates to save the lives of many.

Coppelion Anime Official Site

Source: animeanime
Source article written by Katsunori Takahashi

© Tomonori Inoue, Kodansha Ltd. / Coppelion Production Committee

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