Crunchyroll to Simulcast Trigger's "SPACE PATROL LULUCO" Anime

Series is set to debut as part of Ultra Super Anime Time block in April

Crunchyroll announced plans to simulcast SPACE PATROL LULUCO, an upcoming anime from Trigger (Little Witch Academia, Kiznaiver) with Hiroyuki Imaishi (Kill la Kill, Gurren Lagann) at the helm as director and series composition writer. The series is set to air in the Ultra Super Anime Time programming block starting in April, and will be part of Crunchyroll's spring 2016 anime lineup.


More information, including territories and timing, will be announced later. In the meantime you can dig into the images, synopsis, and cast/staff info below.




"My First Love, Big Bang." 


The headquarters of the space patrol is said to be located in the center of this galactic system. The story is set in "OGIKUBO," a special ward for remote space immigrants in the solar system, designated by the space patrol. 20 years after the immigration began, space slums have been created, which have the lowest level of the space deviation. 


Luluco is a normal junior high school girl whose father is a detective at the space patrol. One day, she visits the Ogikubo branch of the space patrol to save his father who is suddenly frozen. But she happens to be assigned as a space patrol by the chief director Overjustice. Wearing a space patrol suit with strange functions, will she able to save her father and keep the peace of Ogikubo from space criminals? And will she fulfill her life as a junior high school student, including love and study?


Main Voice Cast:


Luluco: M.A.O

AΩ.Nova: Junya Enoki

Midori: Mayumi Shintani

Chief Director Overjustice: Testu Inada

Keiji: Mitsuo Iwata


Main Staff:


Original story: Trigger, Hiroyuki Imaishi

Director/Series Composition: Hiroyuki Imaishi

2nd Director; Tetsu Amemiya

Creative Director: Hiromi Wakabayashi

Character Design: Mago, Yusuke Yoshigaki

Justice Design: Shigeto Koyama

Effect Artist: Yo Yoshinari

Chief Animation Director: Yusuke Yoshigaki, Shuhei Handa

Music Production: Flying Dog

Anime Production: Trigger


Production: TRIGGER, Hiroyuki Imaishi/SPACE PATROL LULUCO Production Committee



Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his new webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS, every Thursday at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.

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