The latest information about the upcoming TV anime Alice to Zouroku has been revealed! TOKYO MX and other TV stations will start broadcasting the series this April during the Spring 2017 season. Hitomi Oowada and Akio Ootsuka will join the main cast.
Alice to Zouroku is based on Tetsuya Imai’s sci-fi fantasy manga serialized in Monthly COMIC Ryu. Its TV anime debut was announced in November, 2016. It will be broadcast by TOKYO MX, KBS Kyoto, Sun TV and BS11 starting from April, 2017.
The main cast member have been revealed as well. Sana, who grew up in a laboratory without knowing the outside world, will be played by Hitomi Oowada of SHIROBAKO and Netge no Yome wa Onnanoko Janai to Omotta?. Sana is a selfish girl who has the ability to change the rule of physics as she pleases. Zouroku Kashimura will be played by Akio Ootsuka who has starred in Black Jack and Metal Gear Solid. Zouroku is an old man who hates illogical things.
We can’t wait to find out how Oowada and Ootsuka will react to each other. The latest PV includes a scene of Sana and a very interesting monologue you just can’t miss!
The main staff members have also been revealed. Katsushi Sakurabi of Flying Witch and Kamisama no Memo-cho will be directing the series. Fumihiko Takayama who worked with Director Sakurabi on Yomigaeru Sora –RESCUE WINGS- is doing the series composition. Kazunori Iwakura will be doing the character design and TO-MAS will be handling the music. J.C.STAFF is doing the animation work.
TV Anime ‘Alice to Zoroku’
To be broadcasted at TOKYO MX, KBS Kyoto, Sun TV and BS11 starting from April, 2017.
Original Creator: Tetsuya Imai (Serialized in Tokuma Shoten’s ‘Monthly COMIC Ryu’)
Director: Katsushi Sakurabi
Series Composition: Fumihiko Takayama
Character Design: Kazunori Iwakura
Animation Production: J.C.STAFF
Sana : Hitomi Oowada
Zoroku Kashimura : Akio Ootsuka