An official website has opened for an original fantasy adventure anime titled Endride
, which will be broadcast for 24 episodes on NTV and other networks beginning April 2016. The two main characters are designed by Kazushi Hagiwara
and Nobuhiro Watsuki
. Hagiwara's character (Emilio Langheim) is pictured on the left, while Watsuki's character (Shun Asanaga) is pictured on the right.
Further information on the series, including promotional videos, will be revealed at AnimeJapan 2016. Visitors will also be able to play a demo of an upcoming mobile game based on the series.
Shun Asanaga is a 15-year-old junior high school student with an optimistic and bright personality. One day, he finds a mysterious crystal in the office of his father, who is a scientist and businessman. When he touches it, the world becomes distorted, and he is sent into the world of Endra. Emilio, a prince of the kingdom of Endra is nearing his 16th birthday and despises the reigning king Delzaine. Since Emilio is now at the age when he can inherit the throne, he takes up a weapon and attempts revenge. However, because Emilio is too weak, he is captured by Delzaine and put in prison. When Emilio is in grief, the wall of his cell becomes distorted and Shun appears from there with two goals: return to his own world, and complete his revenge. What future lies ahead for the two boys trying to survive in Endra, yet raised in two different worlds?
Director: Keiji Gotou
Series Composition: Touko Machida
Original Character Design: Kazushi Hagiwara
(Bastard!!: Ankoku no Hakaishin
), Nobuhiro Watsuki
Studio: Brains Base
Shun Asanaga: Kensho Ono
Emilio Langheim: Toshiki Masuda
(Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo
Alicia: Karen Miyama
(Momo e no Tegami
Faralion: Ayaka Ohashi
Demetrio: Hiroki Takahashi
(Hunter x Hunter
Eljuia: Kousuke Toriumi
Official site: http://www.endride.jp/
Source: Moca News