RErideD – Derrida, who leaps through time (RErideD: Tokigoe no Derida) is a new original anime series from director Takuya Satou (Steins;Gate, selector WIXOSS) and character designer Yoshitoshi Abe (serial experiments lain). They will present us with a brand new science fiction series that has been introduced as follows:
‘If I could go back to “that time”…’
‘If I had said this at that moment…’
Everybody has something they regret in their past, which they would like to delete if they could. But even if we could go back, would everything change as we wish? Tossed into a strange reality, the hero meets different people and encounters many problems. The key word is ‘Time Ride.’
Can we save the girl?
Is there a way to avoid the tragedy that approaches this world?
The truth is hidden behind a time leap.
The series has also revealed its first trailer and main cast. Kensho Ono will voice the main character Derrida, MAO will voice Mage Bilstein, and Himaka Akaneya will voice Yuri Dietrich. We don’t know yet when the series will come out, but it sounds like a very exciting story!
The year is 2050.
A young engineer named Derrida Yvain became famous thanks to his contribution to the development of ‘Autonomous Machine DZ’ at Rebuild, the manufacturing company founded by his father. One day, Derrida and his colleague Nathan find a serious flaw in the DZs. They try to warn their boss but they are ignored.
Although aware of the danger, they reluctantly decide to put off taking any measures and go to Nathan’s daughter Mage’s birthday party. Next day, after spending a peaceful time, Derrida and Nathan are suddenly attacked by unknown forces. At the end of the escape, Derrida falls into a cold sleep machine and 10 years later, he wakes up to a devastated world in the middle of a war. Being attacked by a group of out-of-control DZs, Derrida almost gives up but he recall’s Nathan’s last words, ‘Take care of Mage.’
Despite the harsh fate that has fallen upon him, Derrida sets off to seek Mage. Beyond the time, we reunite — This is the story of a journey for hope.
Director: Takuya Sato
Original Character Design: Yoshitoshi ABe
Series Composition: Kenji Konuta
Anime Character Design: Koji Watanabe
Music: Maiko Iuchi
Sound Director: Yukio Nagasaki
Music Production: Kadokawa
Sound Production: Half H・P Studio
Animation Production: Geek Toys