Following the broadcast of the second episode of the anime adaptation of Rooster Teeth’s RWBY, the official website has revealed a brand new visual and promotional video for the ongoing anime. The newly released media teases what the adaptation will cover.
The third promotional video for the anime has been released, which introduces to us the ice queen.
Here is the anime’s previous PV:
RWBY Ice Queendom airs every Sunday, at 10:30 pm JST on Tokyo MX. The series also airs on BS11 at 11:30 pm JST, and on MBS on Wednesdays at 3:00 am JST.
The main cast from the Japanese dub of RWBY returns to reprise their roles:
- Saori Hayami (Yukino Yukinoshita from Oregairu) leads the cast as Ruby Rose
- Yoko Hikasa (Mio Akiyama in K-ON!) as Weiss Schnee
- Yuu Shimamura (Annie Leonhart in Attack on Titan) as Blake Belladonna
- Ami Koshimizu (Ryuuko Matoi in Kill la Kill) returns to voice Yang Xiao Long
- Hiro Shimono (Zenitsu Agatsuma in Demon Slayer) as Jaune Arc
- Aya Suzaki (Tamako Kitashirakawa from Tamako Market) as Nora Valkyrie
- Megumi Toyoguchi (Winry Rockbell in Fullmetal Alchemist) voices the role of Pyrrha Nikos
- Soma Saito (Adlet Mayer from Rokka no Yuusha) as Lie Ren
- Kazuhiko Inoue (Kakashi Hatake from Naruto) as Ozpin
The production staff of RWBY Ice Queendom includes:
- Director: Toshimasa Suzuki (Rinne no Lagrange, Hidamari Sketch × Hoshimittsu)
- Chief Director: Kenjirou Okada (Sangatsu no Lion Series Director)
- Concept Writer: Gen Urobuchi (Fate/Zero, Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica)
- Series Composer: Tow Ubukata (Ghost in the Shell: Arise, Psycho-Pass)
- Anime Character Designer and Chief Animation Director: Nobuhiro Sugiyama (Nisekoi, Sangatsu no Lion)
- Music Composer: Nobuko Toda (Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045) and Kazuma Jinnouchi (Halo 5: Guardians, Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045)
- Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa (Aldnoah.Zero, AnoHana)
- Animation Studio: Shaft (Bakemonogatari, Nisekoi)
RWBY is an action, fantasy online animated web series animated and created by the late Monty Oum and Rooster Teeth productions that began in 2013. The main series has a total of 8 volumes, with the 9th volume set to premiere this year. 28 episodes were produced before Monty passed away in 2015. Since its premiere, the series has become a worldwide hit, with numerous spin-offs, and adaptations across media being produced.
Here is the synopsis of the series :
In the world of Remnant, a place where science and fairy tales coexist, human civilization is plagued by deadly monsters known as the Grimm. For a time, victory by the Grimm seemed all but certain, if not for the heroism of those sworn to protect humanity — Huntsmen and Huntresses.
These warriors are trained and assembled into teams at schools like Beacon Academy, where Ruby meets Weiss and Blake — forming Team RWBY along with Ruby™s sister, Yang.
While team RWBY studies to become the greatest Huntresses the world of Remnant has ever known, they are faced with a horrifying threat…
RWBY Ice Queendom airs every Sunday at 10:30 pm JST on Tokyo MX.