HERO MASK’s Hiroyasu Aoki directs the anime series at NUT
The robot hero project Bullbuster continues to expand its range by announcing today that the project has spawned a TV anime that is scheduled to air in 2023. To celebrate the announcement, a teaser visual has been released and the lead staff and cast have been revealed.
The staff and cast of the Bullbuster TV anime are as follows:
- Planning, Original Creator - Hiroyuki Nakao, P.I.C.S.
- Original Character Design - Eisaku Kubonouchi
- Director, Series Composer - Hiroyasu Aoki (HERO MASK)
- Character Design, Chief Animation Director - Takahisa Katagiri (HERO MASK)
- Mechanical Design - Juki Izumo (No Guns Life)
- Animation Production - NUT
Shoya Chiba (Kiyotaka in Classroom of the Elite) as Tetsuro Okino
Asami Seto (Raphtalia in The Rising of the Shield Hero) as Arumi Nikaido
Shinichiro Miki (Lockon Stratos in MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM 00) as Koji Tajima
Yuki Takada (Aoba Suzukaze in NEW GAME!) as Miyuki Shirogane
Ken Uo (Mitsuhiro Ide in Ultraman) as Kintaro Kataoka
Taiten Kusunoki (Brawler in Akudama Drive) as Ginnosuke Muto
The Bullbuster project is the brainchild of director Hiroyuki Nakao, manga artist Eisaku Kubonouchi, sci-fi researcher Yuya Takashima and mech designer Juki Izumo, and has already spawned two novels with more to be released soon. The plan is to continue to expand the project to manga, doujinshi and even live-action!
Bullbuster will also be returning to the Kitakyushu Pop Culture Festival on November 27 after appearing first as an original story set in the region in 2019. A talk with the lead cast will be happening at a special stage event on November 27 at 3:35 PM along with a booth set up over both November 26 and 26.
Source: Press Release
Daryl Harding is a Senior 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.