A short teaser trailer has been released for the upcoming science fiction TV anime Active Raid: Special Public Security Fifth Division Third Mobile Assault Eighth Unit.
Set in the near future, in Active Raid, geological activity has de-stabilized the Tokyo metroplex, causing parts of the city to sink into the earth. Powerful new exoskeleton suits called “Willware” were developed to help with the reconstruction efforts, but misuse of this new technology has also resulted in an increase in violent crime. The series follows the special public security division tasked with deterring this crime.
The cast for Active Raid includes:
- Nobunaga Shimazaki as Takeru Koroki.
- Takahiro Sakurai as Soichiro Sena.
- Ari Ozawa as Asami Kazari.
- Shizuka Ishigami as Haruka Hoshimiya.
And the staff for Active Raid includes:
- Series Director: Gorō Taniguchi
- Director: Noriaki Akitaya
- Original Character Designer: Shun Saeki
- Animation Character Designer: Asako Nishida
- Series Composition: Naruhisa Arakawa
- Music: Kōtarō Nakagawa
- 3D CG Production: Orange
- Animation Production: Production IMS
Active Raid will premiere on Tokyo MX in January of 2016. For more information please check out the official Japanese home page here.
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