The official website for the Soukyuu no Fafner: Dead Aggressor – Exodus (Fafner in the Azure: Dead Aggressor – Exodus) anime has released lots of new information for the series’ upcoming January 2015 broadcast. The website has released 2 new visuals for the anime, revealed the cast and staff, and has released many videos online.
The main cast of the anime has been revealed. The majority of the cast will return from previous Soukyuu no Fafner anime with some new cast members, which includes:
- Kohei Kiyasu (Arthur in Tears to Tiara) will return to voice Soushi Minashiro
- Makoto Ishii (Masumi Nishijima in Mirai Nikki) reprises his role of Kazuki Makabe
- Marika Matsumoto (Diancie from Pokemon) returning as Maya Toomi
- Nozomu Sasaki (Yusuke Urameshi in Yu Yu Hakusho) voicing Hiroto Douma
- Misato Fukuen (Konjiki no Yami in To LOVE-Ru) as Seri Tatekami
- Satomi Arai (Kuroko Shirai from Toaru Majutsu no Index) playing the role of Sakura Kaname
- Minoru Shiraishi (Taniguchi in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya) will voice Kenji Kondou
- Ryoko Shiraishi (Hayate Ayasaki from Hayate no Gotoku!) voicing as Rina Nishio
- Yuki Kaji (Eren Yeager in Attack on Titan) as Akira Nishio
- Nobunaga Shimazaki (Haruka Nanase in Free!) will be voicing Reo Mikado
- Kensho Ono (Slaine Troyard from Aldnoah.Zero) voicing the role of Sui Kaburagi
- Yui Ishikawa (Mikasa Ackerman in Attack on Titan) playing as Mimika Mikagami
The anime’s production staff also remain largely the same from previous series:
- Director: Nobuyoshi Habara (Soukyuu no Fafner: Dead Aggressor, Break Blade)
- Chief Director: Takashi Noto (Heroic Age, Rio – Rainbow Gate! Producer)
- Series Composer: Tow Ubukata (Ghost in the Shell: Arise, Psycho-Pass 2)
- Anime Character Designer: Hisashi Hirai (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed, Ginga Kikoutai Majestic Prince)
- Art Director: Kohama Toshihiro (Persona 3 Movies, Spice and Wolf)
- Sound Director: Masafumi Mima (Attack on Titan, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood )
- Music Composer: Tsuneyoshi Saitou (Soukyuu no Fafner: Dead Aggressor, [email protected]: XENOGLOSSIA)
- Animation Studio: XEBECzwei (First leading production series)
Here is another visual of Soukyuu no Fafner: Dead Aggressor – Exodus:
Multiple videos have been released for the anime on the official website, which also revealed that the OP of the series will be Exist and the ED being Anya Kouro, both being performed by angela. A total of 3 promotional videos have been released and a short 15 second commercial.
Here is the first promotional video:
Promotional Video 2:
And the 15 second commercial:
The Fafner series began in 2004 as an original TV anime series titled Soukyuu no Fafner: Dead Aggressor (Fafner in the Azure: Dead Aggressor). The series was produced by studio Xebec (To Love-Ru, Tokyo ESP) with Nobuyoshi Habara (Break Blade) directing all anime adaptations since its debut in 2004. Additionally, a light novel adaptation and a video game adaptation were produced in subsequent year. Additionally, the mechs from the series were featured in the crossover games Super Robot Wars. The series also received a sequel film titled Soukyuu no Fafner: Dead Aggressor – Heaven and Earth in 2010 and a prequel OVA in 2005 titled Soukyuu no Fafner: Right of Left.
The Soukyuu no Fafner: Dead Aggressor – Exodus anime will debut in January next year during the Winter 2014/2015 anime season. Additional information of the series will be revealed soon.
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