World Trigger Anime to Be 50 Episodes Long

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The official European website for animation studio Toei Animation has revealed that the current anime adaptation of Daisuke Ashihara’s World Trigger manga will run for a total of 50 episodes.

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The anime itself, containing 50 episodes, will run for a total of 4 cours, or one full year. World Trigger will then be scheduled to end in December next year, towards the end of the Fall/Autumn 2015 anime season. The first Blu-ray/DVD volume of the anime will released on March 13 next year, which includes 3 episodes and a drama CD.

The main cast of the anime includes:

  • Tomo Muranaka (Jolly from Arcana Famiglia) will voice the main protagonist Yuuma Kuga


 

  • Yuki Kaji (Eren Yeager in Attack on Titan) voices protagonist Osamu Mikumo


 

  • Yuuichi Nakamura (Kyousuke Kousaka in Oreimo) as the main character Yuuichi Jin


 

  • Nao Tamura (Ayuko Uehara in Aiura) voices the female lead character Chika Amatori


 

  • Hideyuki Tanaka (Doflamingo Donquixote from One Piece) will be voicing Replica

The production staff of the anime was also revealed and includes:

  • Director: Mitsuru Hongo (Seihou Bukyou Outlaw StarBattle Spirits: Shounen Toppa Version)
  • Series Composer: Hiroyuki Yoshino (Accel WorldStrike the Blood)
  • Anime Character Designer and Animation Director: Toshihisa Kaiya (IGPX Immortal Grand PrixHaikyuu!!)
  • Music Composer: Kenji Kawai (Higurashi no Naku Koro niFate/stay night)
  • Animation Studio: Toei Animation (Sailor Moon CrystalOne Piece)

World Trigger is a Sci-Fi manga written and illustrated by Daisuke Ashihara. The series began early last year in Shueisha’s Weekly Shounnen Jump magazine. To date there has been a total of 7 volumes released. The manga is also currently available on Viz Media’s digital Weekly Shonen Jump.

Here is a synopsis of the series from MAL:

A gate to another dimension has burst open, and from it emerge gigantic invincible creatures that threaten all of humanity. Earth’s only defense is a mysterious group of warriors who have co-opted the alien technology in order to fight back!

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The World Trigger anime is currently airing on Sundays at 6:30am on TV Asahi. The anime will air for a total of 50 episodes and is scheduled to end next December during the Fall/Autumn 2015 anime season.

You can visit the anime’s website here: http://www.toei-anim.co.jp/tv/wt/
Follow the official anime Twitter here: @Anime_W_Trigger

 
Source Article – Anime News Network
Source Article – Toei Animation Europe World Trigger
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