TV Anime Karakuri Circus 2nd PV Reveals October 11 Premiere, OP Song by BUMP OF CHICKEN

Tomoyo Kurosawa, Marina Inoue, Kaito Ishikawa newly join the voice cast

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Kazuhiro Fujita's fantasy action shonen manga Karakuri Circus announced today that it is set to premiere on Tokyo MX (22:30) and BS11 (24:00) on October 11, 2018, and will be streamed exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in Japan and abroad. Its first episode will be available on Japanese Amazon channel at 24:00 on October 10 (JST), one day earlier that its TV premiere.

 

The site also started streaming a two-minute second PV introducing the anime's OP theme song "Gekkou" (Moonbow) performed by four-member Japanese rock band BUMP OF CHICKEN. According to the anime's official Twitter, all four members are the fans of Fujita's original manga.

 

2nd PV

 

 

The 36-episode series is directed by Satoshi Nishimura, who worked on the TV anime adaptation of Fujita's

Ushio to Tora/Ushio and Tora (2015-2016), at Studio Voln.

 

1st key visual

 


 

Main Staff:


  • Director: Satoshi Nishimura (Trigun, Hajime no Ippo, Ushio and Tora
  • Series composition: Toshiki Inoue (Heisei Kamen Rider series, Ushio and Tora), Kazuhiro Fujita
  • Character design: Takahiro Yoshimatsu (Hunter x HunterOverlord, A Place Further than the Universe
  • Music: Yuuki Hayashi (My Hero Academia, Hugtto PreCure!
  • Anime production: Studio Voln (Ushio and Tora, Idol Incidents
  • Production: Twin Engine (Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress, Golden Kamuy)

 

Main voice cast:

 

  • Masaru Saiga: Chihiro Ueda (chosen in the audition with 2,500 participants) 
  • Narumi Kato: Rikiya Koyama (Tora in Ushio and Tora, Japanese dub voice of George Clooney, Dwayne Johnson)
  • Shirogane Saiga: Megumi Hayashibara (Lina Inverse in Slayers, Rei Ayanami in Evangelion)
  • Eiryou Ashihana: Takahiro Sakurai (Suzaku Kururugi in Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion)
  • Guy Christophe Rêch: Nozomu Sasaki (Yusuke Urameshi in Yu Yu Hakusho)

 

Newly announced cast:

 

Taranda Lieselotte Tachibana: Tomoyo Kurosawa (Otome Arisugawa in Aikatsu!)

 

Vilma Thorn: Marina Inoue (Yoko Littner in Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann)

 

Nobuo Nakamachi: Hisao Egawa (Killer Bee in Naruto Shippuden)

Noriyuki Nakamachi: Ryota Iwasaki (Inasa Yoarashi in My Hero Academia)

Hiroro Nkamachi: Kaito Ishikawa (Tenya Iida in My Hero Academia)

  


 

Source: TV anime "Karakuri Circus" official website / Twitter

 

(C) Kazuhiro Fujita, Shogakukan/Twin Engine

 

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