The TV Anime Shoukoku no Altair revealed new info at its Special Stage booth at AnimeJapan 2017. The six previously announced cast members were joined by two new voice actors that were announced during the event.
The event offered a few info on the work, the setting, and the characters. It also had various activities, such as a quiz about the anime and a game where the main visuals were drawn on a whiteboard.
It was also announced that in addition to MBS, the anime will broadcast on ‘Animeism’ from July and will continue for 2 cours. We also have the key visuals for Mahmut, Zaganos, and Louis, and a three-minute-long video! The anime is scheduled to start in July 2017.
New PV Released!
Additional cast announced!
Duchess Leledrik (VA: Yuu Kobayashi)
Duchess of the Balt-Rhein Empire. She is the niece of the 11th Emperor, Goldbart. She has a wild personality and sometimes ignores the tactics Louis suggests and moves of her own accord.
Gralat Berlurik: Takahiro Sakurai
An aide to Duchess Leledrik. To protect their hometown, he and Leledrik are complicit in Louis’ schemes. They command the mountain troops, who are said to be the elite of the leading empire and possess extremely high-level fighting ability.
Original work: Katoukotono (Kodansha Monthly Shonen Sirius Serialization)
Director: Kazuhiro Furuhashi
Series Composition: Noboru Takaki
Character Design: Toshiyuki Kanno
Vice Director: Takashi Igari
Art Design: Hideyasu Narita
Art Director: Kazuo Ogura
Prop Design: Daisuke Niidzuma
Color Design: Azuki Sasaki
Filming Director: Yoshihisa Ohyama
3D Director: Ishigami Ryouichi
Audio Director: Eriko Kimura
Music: Ryou Kawasaki
Animation Studio: MAPPA
Production: Shoukoku no Altair Production Committee
A young soldier (pasha) who uses a golden eagle challenges the world! An exotic, epic tale that shakes up two major countries. Shoukoku no Altair by Katoukotono is currently being serialized in Kodansha’s Monthly Shonen Sirius and is receiving great reviews. The anime, popular for its creative and sophisticated character designs, begins this year as a long-awaited TV animation.
The director, Kazuhiro Furuhashi is known for Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn and Rurouni Kenshin and the animation studio MAPPA brought us Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni and Yuri!!! on ICE. Together they are challenging a top-rate piece of entertainment.
The world that’s not here, a generation that isn’t now.
The politicians who call themselves generals rule over the grassland and desert country, the Turkiye Stratocracy.
Mahmut, who lost his mother twelve years ago in the war with a neighboring country, the Balt-Rhein Empire, wishes to bring peace to the country and becomes the youngest ever general in the history of the Turkiye Stratocracy.
However, the Turkiye Stratocracy, which regained its wealth through trade, once again was invaded by the Balt-Rhein Empire. Will Mahmut, along with his golden eagle, Iskender, be able to cut through all of the conspiracy and schemes swirling around and lead his country to peace?
―――In narrow space between ideals and reality, what action will he take?