Whilst the first anime it still currently airing, it was revealed at the recent World Trigger Summer Festival 2015 that a new TV anime adaptation of Daisuke Ashihara’s World Trigger manga will air this October.
The brand new series will be titled World Trigger: Isekai kara no Toubousha (World Trigger: Fugitives from Another World) and will air during Fall/Autumn 2015 anime season. It will contain a brand new story that is not covered in the ongoing manga. The new series will include many new characters and story elements. The first anime is scheduled to last 50 episodes, where it started in October last year running for 4 consecutive seasons. The anime will end just before October this year.
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 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 Crystal, One 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 11 volumes released. The manga is also currently available on Viz Media’s digital Weekly Shonen Jump. An anime adaptation of the series began in October 2014.
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 new upcoming World Trigger anime, World Trigger: Isekai kara no Toubousha, will air this October during the Fall/Autumn 2015 anime season. The current anime series is still currently airing on Sundays at 6:30am on TV Asahi.