Introduction of ACTIVERAID -Special Public Security Fifth Division Third Mobile Assault Eighth Unit-
‘ACTIVERAID -Special Public Security Fifth Division Third Mobile Assault Eighth Unit-‘ is the new work of Gorō Taniguchi (Chief Director) and Noriaki Akitaya (Director). It will be broadcasted by TOKYO MX starting in January 2016. Character design by Shun and Asako Nishida, screenwriter Naruhisa Arakawa, music by Kotaro Nakagawa, those names raise high expectations!
The story takes place in a part of Tokyo that has descended into a quagmire. In a time where the city suffers from a high crime a special unit of the police, called ‘Unit 8’, is fighting the crime with the help of their power armored ‘Willwear’ exoskeletons.
Takeru Kuroki / Voice: Nobunaga Shimazaki
Born in Koto, Tokyo. Lieutenant. He is a black belt in karate and wears Oscar 2. He is doing everything at his own pace and doesn’t really care about the small things.
Sōichirō Sena / Voice: Takahiro Sakurai
Born in Yokohama, Kanagawa. Lieutenant. A guy who always separates trash and strictly follows the rules. He is wearing a Willwear which is specialized for long distance attacks.
Asami Kazari / Voice: Ari Ozawa
Only 19 years old and already a Lieutenant, she is often called a genius. She could graduate early from the academy and make it into ‘Unit 8’. She is wearing Oscar VI.
Haruka Hoshimiya / Voice: Shizuka Ishigami
Seargent. Her Wilwear is specialized in information processing and she usually is not physically on the battlefield. Trained in science and medicine, she has a good knowledge about mechanics and technology.
Yasuharu Funasaka/ Voice: Toru Okawa
Police Inspector. Coming from the Special Security Division he is the oldest member of ‘Unit 8′. He is a nice person and has a soft character. He is a good negociator between his team members and their higher ups.
Rin Yamabuki / Voice: Masayo Kurata
Leader. Because of her appearance she often gets mistaken as a young girl. She puts duty before humanity. In her private life she is more the easy type and lets her sister do the housework.
Madoka Amano/ Voice: Saori Onishi
Police officer. More the shy, book loving type. She likes to keep her private life to herself.
Mr. Kyokai/ Voice: Kosuke Toriumi
Technician, maintains the Willwears.
Tomoki Hachijou / Voice: Taishi Murata
Student council president of Koukikyouiku Academy. A very intelligent boy who can write papers on university level.
Hinata Yamabuki / Voice: Yuka Aisaka
Rins sister and almost identical to her. She is living with Rin and also attends the Koukikyouiku Academy.
Mythos / Voice: Natsuki Hanae
A teenage boy, living in a penthouse, surrounded by girls and snacks. He is watching over Tokyo and manipulates the city.
Liko / Voice: Tomoyo Kurosawa
An AI that can be installed on various systems like Smartphones and PCs. He manages the time and takes care of the team members’ health. He also delivers information about each mission.