Theme song performers and new key visual revealed for upcoming adaptation based on French fantasy comic book
A new key visual (above) and fourteen new cast members have been revealed for Radiant, an upcoming TV anime based on the French fantasy comic book about a young man training to become a sorcerer in order to put an end to the monstrous menace that threatens his home. The new cast members include:
- Makoto Koichi as Mister Bobley.
- Kōji Yusa as Dragunov.
- Takehito Koyasu as Grimm.
- Kappei Yamaguchi as Master Lord Mageste.
- Hiroyuki Yoshino as Yaga.
- Nao Tōyama as Miss Melba.
- Kenta Miyake as Torque.
- Takuma Terashima as Von Tepes.
- Saori Hayami as Ulmina Bagliore.
- Ayane Sakura as Lizelotte.
- Kenichi Ogata as Santori.
- Ryōhei Kimura as Piodon.
- Tetsu Inada as Boss.
- And Shô Hayami as the Narrator.
Additionally, the opening and ending theme song performers have been revealed for Radiant. The opening theme, entitled "Utopia", is performed by 04 Limited Sazabys. The ending theme, entitled "Radiant", is performed by Polkadot Stingray.
The story of Radiant follows Seth, a hot-blooded and headstrong sorcerer-in-training who aims to defeat the Nemesis, a race of monsters that descend from the sky and wreak havoc on human settlements. After a huge Nemesis attacks his home town, Seth embarks on a quest to find the legendary land of "Radiant" - the nesting ground of the Nemesis - and to destroy the monsters once and for all.
The original Radiant comic by Tony Valente is published in France by Ankama. The Radiant TV anime is directed by Seiji Kishi and Daisei Fukuoka and features animation by Lerche. Radiant will broadcast on the NHK E TV network beginning in October of 2018, and it will also be available via streaming on Crunchyroll.
Official Radiant TV anime home page
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