VIDEO: "Zetsuen No Tempest" Anime Premiere Promo

New super powered mystery from studio behind "Darker Than Black" scheduled for October

The prospect of Darker than Black production studio Bones getting back into the super power mystery business is looking all the more promising with the debut of the first trailer for their adaptation of Zetsuen no Tempest. 


 

Set to debut in October, the anime TV series is based on a story by Spiral's Kyou Shirodaira with the manga from writer Arihide Sano and Ren Saizaki running in Square Enix's Shounen Gan Gan.


The director is a Masahiro Ando, who recently helmed Hanasaku Irohabut who has a lot of action animation cred for work on anime such as Sword of the Stranger, Cowboy Bebop: The Movie, Ghost in the Shell and Wolf's Rain.

 

 

Ever prolific Mari Okada (Hanasaku IrohaWandering SonGoSick, Fractale, Anohi Mita Hana no Namae wo Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai) will be writing.

 

Other staff includes Sword of the Stranger's Tsunenori Saito's on character design, Michiru Oshima (the first Fullmetal Alchemist anime,  Xam'd: Lost Memories, Soranowoto) on music and Hiroki Kanno (No. 6, Spriggan) as animation director.

 

Announced cast includes Kouki Uchiyama (Soul Eater's Soul Eater, tsuritama's Natsuki Usami, You and Me's Yuuta Asaba) and Toshiyuki Toyonaga (Durarara!!'s Mikado Ryugamine, You and Me's  Shun Matsuoka)

 

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.  


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