SHIKIZAKURA TV Anime Bursts Through With New Trailer Featuring Asaka's Opening Theme

The Tokai region created series is scheduled to be broadcast in 2021



The Tokai region of Japan is gearing up for battle against otherworldly beasts who have appeared in the region in upcoming TV anime SHIKIZAKURA (Winter Cherry Blossoms). To get people hyped for the 2021 series, a new trailer was released featuring the opening theme song 'BELIEVE MY SELF' from Asaka.



SHIKIZAKURA features creators from all over the Tokai region of Japan, which is centered on Nagoya and the surrounding area. Shinya Sugai (The Ancient Magus' Bride CGI director) serves as the general director, alongside director Go Kurosaki (Love Live! Sunshine!! CG director) and series composition writer Naruki Nakagawa (Scar-red Rider XechS). SUBLIMATION (3DCG works for Love Live!, Tokyo Ghoul, Psycho-Pass) is handling the anime production.


Included in the Nagoya-based creator team is anison singer Asaka, who is singing the theme song 'BELIEVE MY SELF'. Asaka said in a comment that a lot of the song is in English so "please translate it to Japanese to enjoy it," she directed at Japanese fans. The full version of 'BELIEVE MY SELF' will premiere at the World Cosplay Summit 2020 ONLINE event Opening Ceremony on August 1.


Previously released teaser poster:

A teaser visual for the upcoming SHIKIZAKURA TV anime, featuring the main character Kakeru Miwa posing in his normal and power-armor clad forms against a background of blooming cherry blossoms beneath a full moon.


SHIKIZAKURA is scheduled to be broadcast on Chukyo TV in the Tokai Region, which is affiliated with Nippon Television, sometime in 2021.


Source: Comic Natalie


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Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.

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