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'Megaton-kyuu Musashi' Reveals Cast, Staff, Fall 2021 Debut

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The official website of the Megaton-kyuu Musashi television anime revealed the cast, staff, and a key visual (pictured) on Wednesday. The anime will broadcast on Fridays beginning October 1 at 10:00 p.m. on Tokyo MX, followed by BS Fuji on October 2 at 12:30 a.m.

Synopsis
In an ordinary town, there are people who live a peaceful and fulfilling life. But they don't know that it is a false peace. The untold truth... The earth has already been destroyed...

99.9% of the human race has been wiped out by a mysterious alien force from outer space. The enemy is named "Dracters." Eventually, a large hole was drilled in the earth and terraformed into a suitable environment for the aliens to live. Humans have no choice but to hide in shelters to escape their eyes. Waiting for the day of resurrection, which they do not know when it will come...

The inhabitants of the shelter Ixia have had their memories of the day of destruction erased, and live a normal life without knowing anything about it. However, some of them, the "chosen ones," have become pilots, driving giant robots called "Rogue" and fighting against aliens. Today, another new pilot is selected... (Source: Crunchyroll, edited)

Cast
Yamato Ichidaiji: Toshiki Masuda (Boku no Hero Academia)
Teru Asami: Souma Saitou (SSSS.Gridman)
Ryuugo Hijikita: Shunsuke Takeuchi (Akudama Drive)
Asuna Kanzaki: Tomoyo Kurosawa (Kanata no Astra)
Reiji Amemiya: Kouki Uchiyama (Horimiya)
Jun Kirishima: Sumire Morohoshi (Yakusoku no Neverland)
Momoka Saotome: Megumi Han (Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin)
Takumi Kindaichi: Yuki Kaji (B: The Beginning)
Kouta Akutagawa: Ayumu Murase (Haikyuu!!)
Sayaka Nishino: Ayana Taketatsu (Sword Art Online)
Sayaka Minami: Mariya Ise (Log Horizon)
Hatsune Tendou: Maki Izawa (Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu)
Haruki Kitane: Yumiri Hanamori (Urasekai Picnic)
Aoi Hoshino: Aoi Yuuki (Enen no Shouboutai)
Ginta Ibushi: Kazuhiro Yamaji (Shingeki no Kyojin)

Staff
Original Work: Level-5
Chief Director, Original Plan, Series Composition, Script, Planning: Akihiro Hino (Layton Mystery Tanteisha: Katri no Nazotoki File)
Director: Shigeharu Takahashi (Futari no Joe)
Original Character Design: Takuzou Nagano (Mobile Suit Gundam AGE)
Character Design: Yuuji Ikeda (Inazuma Eleven)
Concept Art: Toshihiko Kuriaki (The Snack World (TV) design assistance)
Mechanical Design: Nobuyuki Yanai (Youkai Watch! concept art)
Music: Kenichirou Saigou (Youkai Watch)
Sound Director: Ryou Tanaka (Inuyashiki)
Studio: OLM

Game developer Level-5 originally announced the media-mix project in 2016, which includes a television anime, video game, and a net anime spin-off titled After School. The project was initially scheduled to begin in 2017, but was later postponed.

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OLM doing mecha anime now instead of Pokemon lol

i will check out the PV first
 
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Jul 21, 6:58 PM

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I'm more interested in the game than the anime (which is panning out to be great), but I'll watch it anyway.


 
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i have a feeling this is another game turned anime thats going to flop.
 
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mecha and transformation more look like voltron and evangelion , but count on me
 
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Jul 21, 10:33 PM

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Aoi Yuuki = YES! It got a chance.
Soon
 
 
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omg yuki kaji and ayana taketatsu, married couple acting together!!
 
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Jul 22, 2:38 AM

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It seems to me, or for the original anime they mostly invite VA with pretty good looks?
 
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Jul 22, 7:28 AM

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Only like 2 or 3 days ago I was wondering if this project had kicked the bucket completely, but it seems to've brought itself back with that cast list. Lot of good names, should be worth a look.
 
Jul 22, 10:21 AM
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^Same considering it was supposed to start this season i thought it was canceled.

For the last few months the official twitter of this anime/game was averaging 1 tweet per month so the project seemed likely dead.
 
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deg said:
OLM doing mecha anime now instead of Pokemon lol

Shinkalion airs since 2018
 
Jul 22, 1:11 PM
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Yuki Kaji and Ayachi!
 
Jul 22, 9:35 PM

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Is there any chance for Pilot Film of this to be added to the database (even though official deleted it)? Since there are slightly different voice casts for that ver. (been thinking about this for a while and not sure if I should mention this)
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I Two Syaorans from Tsubasa RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE and TRC!!!
 
Jul 23, 6:44 AM

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Crow_Black said:
i have a feeling this is another game turned anime thats going to flop.
In the west, yeah, but it'll be probably be a huge hit in Japan. Level-5 knows how to market their games and their respective anime to the younger audiences and fujoshis. Just look at the huge sucess of Yokai Watch, Inazuma Eleven and Danball Senki.

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deg said:
OLM doing mecha anime now instead of Pokemon lol

Shinkalion airs since 2018
I still can't believe a show about transforming trains has had guest appearances of the Evangelion cast and fucking Miku Hatsune. What a show.
 
 
Jul 24, 1:30 PM
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So this is finally coming out, eh? Well good to know~!>:P>

 
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I'm really surprised at the number of Mecha adaptations we've received this year. I'm going to wait for the PV to come out before I add this.