World Trigger Anime to Be 50 Episodes Long

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.


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!


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:
Follow the official anime Twitter here: @Anime_W_Trigger

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