World Trigger Airs October 5th + Staff, Character Designs, Visual & Promotional Video Released

World Trigger Airs October 5th + Staff, Character Designs, Visual & Promotional Video Released

The official website of the anime adaptation of Daisuke Ashihara’s manga World Trigger has released lots of new information about the upcoming Fall/Autumn 2014 anime series. More of the anime’s staff, the character designs, a new visual (below) and the first promotional video were revealed, alongside the anime’s premiere date: October 5th.


The first set of character designs have released for the World Trigger anime on its website. Here they are alongside the recently revealed main cast of the anime:

  • 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 supporting cast of the anime are as follows:

  • Nobuhiko Okamoto (Rin Okumura in Ao no Exorcist) will voice Jun Arashiyama
  • Rie Kugimiya (Alphonse Elric from Fullmetal Alchemist and Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood) is voicing Kirie Konami
  • Jun Fukuyama (Lelouch Lamperouge in Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch) as Kyousuke Karasuma

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

  • Director: Mitsuru Hongo (Seihou Bukyou Outlaw Star, Battle Spirits: Shounen Toppa Version)
  • Series Composer: Hiroyuki Yoshino (Accel World, Strike the Blood)
  • Anime Character Designer and Animation Director: Toshihisa Kaiya (IGPX Immortal Grand Prix, Haikyuu!!)
  • Music Composer: Kenji Kawai (Higurashi no Naku Koro ni, Fate/stay night)
  • Animation Studio: Toei Animation (Sailor Moon CrystalOne Piece)

The anime’s Opening theme was also revealed on the website. The Opening will be Girigiri from Sonar Pocket. The Ending theme has yet to be revealed.

Additionally, two new videos of the anime were released. A first commercial and promotional video of the anime, which previews the OP of the upcoming anime.

Promotional Video:


Additionally, the website has also released a bunch of Twitter profile pictures of the anime’s main characters:

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!


The World Trigger anime will premiere on October 5th at 6:30am on TV Asahi during the Fall/Autumn 2014 anime season.

Are you excited for this anime? Looking forward to specific parts being animated from the manga? Let us know in the comments.

You can visit the anime’s website here:
Follow the official anime Twitter here: @Anime_W_Trigger

Source Article and Images – World Trigger Anime Website
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