Crunchyroll is starting the weekend off on the announcement tip, with the addition of Captain Earth to the spring 2014 anime lineup. The series starts for premium members on April 5 at 11:00am Pacific Time, with free members able to watch one week later.
The BONES-produced Captain Earth will be available in the following territories: USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Latin America, the Netherlands, Scandinavia, France and Turkey.
Background and synopsis:
An original anime from the studio BONES, Captain Earth tells the story of a high school student named Daichi Manatsu who encounters the robot “Earth Engine.” He must pilot the robot in order to save the Earth from a mysterious all-mechanical lifeform “Kirutogangu” coming from Uranus.
Voice actor Miyu Irino, Saji Crossroad from the Mobile Suit Gundam 00 series, leads the cast as Daichi Manatsu. Other prominent voice actors include Hiroshi Kamiya (Izaya Orihara from Durarara!! and Trafalgar Law from One Piece), Rikiya Koyama (Kiritsugu Emiya from Fate/Zero) and Kenichi Suzumura (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny’s Shin Asuka).