The first two subtitled episodes stream on March 23
Alongside the release of a brand new trailer and visual for the upcoming Estab Life: Great Escape TV anime, Crunchyroll is announcing that the streaming platform will be premiering the first two episodes of the original anime series ahead of the Japanese broadcast date.
The first two subtitled episodes will be available on Crunchyroll two weeks ahead of broadcast on March 23, with new episodes launching every week. Episode 3 is scheduled to launch on Crunchyroll on March 30.
Estab Life: Great Escape is the first series of the Crunchyroll and Fuji TV programming partnership for anime shown in the +Ultra programming block which was announced back in September 2021.
Estab Life: Great Escape is an original anime by producer and chief director Goro Taniguchi (Code Geass). Hiroyuki Hashimoto (Is the Order a Rabbit?) is set to join him as series director, with Shoji Gato (Full Metal Panic!) as series composition and screenplay, Yusuke Kozaki (Pokémon GO) for character design concept, with animation production at Polygon Pictures. The series takes place in the experimental city "Tokyo," which is managed by artificial intelligence and home to a mix of various human races.
The main cast includes:
- Tomomi Mineuchi (Koi Yoshinaga in Slow Loop) as Ekua
- Rie Takahashi (Megumin in KONOSUBA -God's blessing on this wonderful world!) as Feresu
- Maria Naganawa (Platelet in Cells at Work!) as Maruteese
- Show Hayami (Ferdinand in Ascendance of a Bookworm) as Aruga
- Shinichiro Miki (Lockon Stratos in MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM 00) as Urula
Estab Life: Great Escape premieres on Crunchyroll on March 23.
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.