Prepare yourself for another volley of spring season show announcements at Crunchyroll! Today’s first title is DEVIL SURVIVOR 2 THE ANIMATION, based on one of the entries in the Shin Megami Tensei video game series.
DEVIL SURVIVOR 2 THE ANIMATION is set to broadcast every Thursday starting on April 4, 2013 at 11:05a.m. Pacific Time for its premium members, and April 11 for free members.
Story and background:
DEVIL SURVIVOR 2 THE ANIMATION is based on one of the entries in the popular Shin Megami Tensei video game series published by Atlus, Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2. It features the director of another adaptation of an Atlus video game, the Persona 4 anime, Seiji Kishi at the helm with Pony Canyon producing the series and animation by studio Bridge, whose other credits works include Mitsudomoe and Saint Seiya Omega.
The anime adapts its plot from the video game, which centers around a group of Japanese high school students who receive an email foretelling deaths. Demons then begin to invade the country, and the students enter into a pact that allows them to summon the creatures to fight for their survival. The all-star voice cast includes Aya Uchida, Shizuka Hattori from Vividred Operation, as Io Nitta, Hiroshi Kamiya, whose numerous roles have earned him a Best Lead Actor at the 3rd Annual Seiyuu Awards, as Hibiki Kuze, Junichi Suwabe, another prolific voice actor who was in last season’s THE UNLIMITED Hyobu Kyosuke as Andy Hinomiya, as Yamato Hotsuin, Nobuhiko Okamoto, this season’s Murasame from Hakkenden, as Daichi Shijima, and the ever-popular Takahiro Sakurai, Yamato Kurosawa from Say “I love you”, as Anguished One.
DEVIL SURVIVOR 2 THE ANIMATION will be available to Crunchyroll’s audience in the following territories: USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Netherlands, and Scandinavia.
The series page is up now at www.crunchyroll.com/devil-survivor-2-the-animation
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