Tetsurou Araki x WIT STUDIO’s new original animation
The anime Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress will be aired on Fuji Television’s “Noitamina” from April 8th 2016.
The first episode be aired from 00:25am~ (Fri), the second and the rest of the episodes will be aired from 00:55~.
Moreover, the comments from the main cast, such as Tasuku Hatanaka who voices Ikoma, Sayaka Senbongi who voices Mumei, Maaya Uchida who voices Ayame, Toshiki Masuda who voices Kurusu, Yuuki Kaji who voices Takumi, Kanae Oki who voices Kajika, Mariya Ise who voices Yukina, Ryouta Ousaka who voices Sukari, Kensuke Sato who voices Kibito, director Tetsurou Araki, Script and series compositor Ichirou Okouchi and character design & animation director Yasuyuki Ebara are also released prior to the release of the episode “Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress prologue” which will be aired in 10 different theatres nationwide from March 18th.
The duration of the prologue will be around 68 minutes (Age 12 and up) and you can enjoy 5.1ch sound in the theatre!
Also, the Fuji Television Anime section “Noitamina” (Every Friday from 00:55am~01:25am) has decided that it will collaborate with Amazon and allow Japanese and oversea users to watch it in Amazon’s Prime Video section! From now on, on every Friday at 02:00am~ after each episode is aired, the anime will be available in Japan and overseas. Not to mention, the first episodes of other anime works which will be shown during the “Noitamina” section is available on Prime Video before the offical airing date on Friday 00:00am~. This is the first time for a Japanese Broadcast Company to broadcast programs overseas through Amazon.
●1 week special roadshow after the Special Episode Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress Prolougue that will be aired from 3/18
Distrubutor：Matsutake Media Office
●TV anime Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress
・ Broadcasted on Fuji Television “Itamina” and other boardcast stations every Friday from 00:55am~
The first episode will be aired on April 8th (Friday) from 00:25am~
・ Amazon Prime Video will be the only authorised distributor to release the anime in Japan and worldwide.
The first episode will be available earlier from 00:00am on April 7th (Thu). The rest of the episodes will be available after every Friday from 02:00am-.
Comments from the staff & cast
We are working very hard to produce this anime and this anime will become one of the very best anime. We will bring this amazing fantastic anime to all of you. We are looking forward to share this anime and our effort to you.
■Series Composition／Scriptwriter：Ichirou Oouchi
I am very pleased to have the honor to be in charge of writing the script for these talented people. Even though this anime only lasts for one season, I think it will be a fun and well developed anime. Please look forward to how Ikoma chooses to walk his life.
■Animation Character Design／Art Director：Yasuyuki Ebara
As Haruhiko Mikimoto has created this character, I have worked hard such as adding a special illustration touch, to bring the the characters expression out in the anime. You can only feel these touches in TV anime. Please definately check this anime out.
■Ikoma Cast：Tasuku Hatanaka
I got attracted to how passionate director Tetsuro Araki is into producing this anime and have been wanting to be a part of this anime production. I was really looking forward to how this anime will turn out. I am also really glad that this anime will finally start airing. I am so excited to know how you guys feel about the anime!!! This anime will be on air soon!! Please look forward to it!!
■Mumei Voiced by Sayaka Senbongi
The anime and the prologue the anime will be on air soon! This anime tells the story about human kinds new relationships and the struggle to live in a world of the extreme. The music, the animation, the story, the anime is really worth watching!! I put in my very best effort into it! Please look forward to the anime!
■Ayame Voiced by：Maaya Uchida
As after recording goes on, I think every single process is important. I hope I can grow up step by step as well as Ayame. Please look forward to the anime Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress.
■Kurusu Voiced by: Shunki Masuda
Men tend to think about how to become cool and strong. This anime is the same. We and all the other cast and staff try our very best everyday to make this anime good. Look forward to this anime!! If you are a man, definitely check this anime out!
■Takumi Voiced by: Yuuki Kaji
Starting from director Araki, we are trying our best to produce mens’ romance in this anime. I think the awesome part of this anime is its fantastic action and descriptive inner emotions. We and the other staff always try our best to make this anime amazing. Please definitely watch this anime!
■Kajika Voiced by Kanae Oki
This is an anime that pictures how strong the human’s heart is. The characters get lost but then stand up and fight. I will try my best to act out like the characters in the anime try their best to fight! I am looking forward to the anime as well!
■Yukina Voiced by: Mariya Ise
Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress is an anime which I really look forward to. The anime pictures the characters’ emotion deeply. As I read through the script, I can picture the scenario. While I see the animation during the rehearsal, I couldn’t stop being exciting. While voicing episode 1 of the anime everyone was so impressed about the quality of the episode. Not losing to the movie, I will try my very best for the after-recording as well!!
Please look forward to the anime!!!! Thank you.
■Sukari Voiced by: Ryouta Aisaka
I honestly already thought this anime is amazing when I first saw the PV. I can also see how all the other staff members are doing their best to produce this anime, that is why I, myself put in my best effort in this anime as well. I personally think this anime is really good and I hope you will look forward to this anime every week as well.
■Kibito Voiced by：Kensuke Sato
I am Kensuke Sato who casts Kibito in this anime. This anime is finally going to be on air from April. I want to tell all of you that we, the cast, are really looking forward to the anime. I think if you watch the first episode, you will have the feeling of wanting to stay alive. This anime will be very good!
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