VIDEO: "Tokyo Ravens" Anime Preview

Black Blood Brothers' Azano and Venus Versus Virus' Suzumi collaborate on "Onmyodo School Fantasy of a Failing Private Onmyo Academy Student!!"

Rondo Robe has posted a new preview of this fall's adaptation of Kouhei Azano (Black Blood Brothers) and Atsushi Suzumi's (Venus Versus Virus) "Onmyodo School Fantasy of a Failing Private Onmyo Academy Student!!" light novel series Tokyo Ravens. 

 

  

Storyboard artist Takaomi Kanezaki steps up to direct the series, written by Hideyuki Kurata (Oreimo, The World God Only Knows). Atsuko Watanabe (Everyday Tales of a Cat God, upcoming Place to Place and Machine-Doll) provides character design on the 8-bit (Infinite Stratos) production. 

 

More impressive is the voice cast, which is filled with hot names and rising stars.

 

Harutora Tsuchimikado - Kaito Ishikawa (Gargantia's Ledo)
Natsume Tsuchimikado- Kana Hanazawa
Kon - Aki Toyosaki (K-on's Yui) 
Hokuto - Hisako Kanemoto (Squid Girl)
Touji Ato - Ryouhei Kimura (Valvrave the Liberator's L-elf)
Suzuka Dairenji - Ayane Sakura (Vividred Operation's Akane Isshiki)
Kyoko Kurahashi - Eri Kitamura  (Bakemonogatari' Karen Araragi)
Tenma Momoe - Hiro Shimono (Keima Katsuragi from The World God Only Knows)

 

The supernatural action series follows the drama in a family of Onmyoji (masters of yin yang) from the perspective of a protagonist who can't see spirital energy.

 

 

 

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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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