Main staff and cast revealed for adaptation based on trading card game by Broccoli
The main staff, the main cast, a new key visual (above), and a new teaser trailer (below) have all been unveiled for Z / X Code reunion (Z / X is pronounced "Zechs"), an upcoming TV anime based on the trading card game by Broccoli that imagines a reality where 6 parallel worlds are suddenly connected by portals, sparking off an interplanetary war for survival.
The main staff for Z / X Code reunion includes:
- Original work: Broccoli
- Original character draft: Takuya Fujimi
- Director: Yoshifumi Sueda
- Character design: Selece
- Series composition: Tatsuhiko Urahata
- Screenplay: Tatsuhiko Urahata, Atsuo Ishino
- Music: Satoru Kuwabara
- Music production: Arte Refact
- Theme song production: Elements Garden
- Animation production: Passione
The main cast for Z / X Code reunion includes:
- Yui Ogura as Azumi Kagamihara.
- Aya Uchida as Rigel.
- Inori Minase as Ena Amanogawa.
- Aina Suzuki as Shri Kijino.
- Maria Naganawa as Matoi Shinonome.
- Miyu Tomita as Yuni Tsukigata.
- Yusuke Shirai as Nephrite.
- Megumi Yamaguchi as Muramasa.
- Mio Hoshitani as Sonne.
- Nana Harumura as Amrita.
- And Momoko Soyama as Ira.
The story of Z / X Code reunion is set years after a ceasefire has brought peace between Earth and the five parallel worlds, and now the alternate humans known as "Zechs" live side-by-side with the rest of humanity. A sickly young girl named Azumi Kagamihara is able to survive thanks to the technologies of the Blue World. Azumi awakens after a long sleep and finds herself partnered with a Blue World Zechs named Rigel and invited to attend an elite school where humans and their Zechs partners compete for mysterious reasons.
Z / X Code reunion will broadcast in Japan on Tokyo MX and other stations on Tuesdays during the 23:00 time slot (11pm JST) beginning on October 08, 2019. The previous adaptation of the Z / X card game, Z / X IGNITION, is currently available via streaming on Crunchyroll.
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