"Beatless" Prepares To Strike Winter Anime With Promo And Cast Announcement

Series debuts January 12th - will stream on Amazon

A preview for the winter 2018 adaptation of Satoshi Hase and redjuice's (Guilty Crown, the Project Itoh anime), Beatless was published today, along with a cast listing. The sci-fi series debuts January 12th on MBS and TBS' Animeism. It will stream internationally on Amazon. Seiji Mizushima ( Gundam OO, Fullmetal Alchemist, Un-Go) directs the Diomedea production with Tatsuya Takahashi (Eromanga Sensei) and Go Zappa (Blend S, Angel's 3Piece) writing and Hiroko Yaguchi (Aikatsu !, Un-Go) on character design.

 

GARNiDELiA performs opening "Error" with ClariS on ending "PRIMALove."

 

 

Cast includes

Lacia - Nao Toyama

Kouka - Misako Tomioka

Snowdrop - Hiromi Igarashi

Saturnus - Shino Shimoji

Methode - Sora Amamiya

 

 

 

 

Tokyo Otaku Mode, who serialized the work, described it and its creators:

One-hundred years into the future. A world in which society is mostly operated by humanoid robots called hIE. With the introduction of an ultra-advanced AI that surpasses human intelligence, beings that mankind is yet to fully comprehend made from materials far too advanced for human technology begin coming into being. Lacia, an hIE equipped with a black coffin-shaped device, is one of these. In boy-meets-girl fashion, 17-year-old Arato Endo has a fateful encounter with the artificial Lacia. For what purpose were these artificial beings created? Amid questions regarding the coexistence of these artificial beings and humans, a 17-year-old boy makes a decision...

From the minds of well-known sci-fi novelist Satoshi Hase and popular illustrator redjuice comes this collaborative sci-fi work. 

 

Satoshi Hase

First place winner of the 6th Sneaker Taishō Award for his work Senryaku Kyoten 32098 Rakuen. His work Enkan Shōjo (Kadokawa Shoten) is also published under the same label. He has also been nominated for the 30th Japan SF Taishō Award and 41st Seiun Award for Anata no Tame no Monogatari (Hayakawa Publishing), as well as nominated in the Best Japanese Short Story of the Year category for the 42nd Seiun Award for allo, toi, toi.

Redjuice

Redjuice rose to fame in 2011 as the original character designer on the TV anime Guilty Crown. Currently, he actively creates illustrations and character designs for TV anime and games. As a member of the creative group supercell, he is an up-and-coming creator who has also worked on illustrations for various CD jackets. 

 

via MOCA

 

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