The creatures of the night stalk the streets of 1930's Tokyo in Sirius the Jaeger, an upcoming original TV anime about a young werewolf seeking to avenge the slaughter of his clan by hunting the vampires responsible. The main staff and cast have been announced for the supernatural action series, including:
Original Work：Project SIRIUS
Directed by：Masahiro Ando
Original Character Design：Kinu Nishimura
Series Composition：Keigo Koyanagi
Animation Character Design & Chief Animation Director： Mai Matsuura, Soichiro Sako
Concept Design：Shiho Takeuchi
Action Animation Director：Masahiro Sato
Art Director：Junichi Higashi, Ayumi Sato
Director of Photography：Kazuto Izumida
Color Setting：Mika Sugawara
3D Animation Director：Tariki Kiritani
Sound Director：Jin Aketagawa
Voice actor Yuto Uemura plays the lead character, Yuliy. Sirius the Jaeger will also feature the voice talents of Takahiro Sakurai, Kenyu Horiuchi, Nanako Mori, Yusuke Kobayashi, Shunsuke Takeuchi, Rie Takahashi, Junji Majima, Takehito Koyasu, and Kenjiro Tsuda, although their respective roles have not yet been revealed.
The official website decribes the story of Sirius the Jaeger as follows:
Imperial Capital, 1930.
A strange group of people carrying musical instrument cases landed on Tokyo station.
They are called the “Jaegers”, who came to hunt vampires.
Amongst them, there stood a young man with striking serenity and unusual aura.
His name is Yuliy, a werewolf whose home village was destroyed by vampires.
Yuliy and the Jaegers engage in deadly battle over a mysterious holy arc only known as “The Arc of Sirius”.
What truth awaits them at the end…?
With eternal affinity and spiral of conspiracy entwine, the highly anticipated action-thriller anime begins
Sirius the Jaeger hits Japanese TV in July of 2018.
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