Viz Media Acquires Tatsunoko 55th Anniversary Series "Infini-T Force"

New 2-minute trailer showcases superhero mashup series

Viz Media has announced that it has acquired the streaming and home video rights to the 55th anniversary project for famed studio Tatsunoko Production in Infini-T Force.

 

Below, a new 2-minute trailer showcasing the series has been posted. The 3DCG animated project features 4 of Tatsunoko's most popular heroes from the 70s in Ken The Eagle from Gatchaman, Casshan, Hurricane Polimar, and Tekkaman, The Space Knight. The series will be directed by Kiyotaka Suzuki.

The series is animated by Digital Frontier, who are best known for providing the bulk of the production work for the 3DCG Resident Evil films Degeneration and Damnation. The cast is listed below:

 

 

Ai Kayano as Emi Kaidou, a high school student who lives in Shibuya. Emi has a cold attitude and she takes actions that make her unapproachable to others.

 

 

Hiroki Yasumoto as Raja Khan, a monstrous being that is over 3 meters tall.

 

 

Daisuke Hirakawa as Damian Gray, a strange person who dresses in visual kei fashion and sprinkles all sorts of foreign words in their speech.

 

 

Kana Hanazawa as Bell Lynn, a woman whose beautiful appearance belies her incredible combat ability.

 

 

And Atsushi Ono as Z, a mysterious man who lurks behinds the scenes and who is responsible for strange disasters happening all over the world. As his true identity is unknown, he is referred to as "Z".

 

Viz describes the series:

Our tale follows Emi, a seventeen-year-old girl living the high life in Shibuya. Her father is always away with work and she’s grown listless. Suddenly, a twist of fate involving a certain magical item changes everything. A mysterious pencil, of all things, is linked to the appearance of heroes from another world! Could this be the start to the excitement she’s so desperately craving, or is there something more?


The series begins streaming on October 4th with the first two episodes being made available and each subsequent episode being streamed weekly.

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