Shinkalion Anime Cast, Staff, Promo Video Revealed, Set to Debut in April
The genuine homepage of Shinkalion Change the World, Takara Tomy’s brand-new TV animation series, inspired by the Shinkalion toys, on Thursday verified that the animated series will hit the screen in April via TV Tokyo and its related networks. The webpage also declared the primary protagonists, crew information, offered a glimpse through a visual, and gave a sneak peek through a promotional clip.
Primary Promotional Video
Shinkalion Introduction Video
The prominent stars in the anime (as visible in the image above, from left to right in each row, starting with the first one) are:
- Hiiro Ishibashi who will be playing Taisei Onari
- Kenshō Ono who will portray Akane Forden
- Shimba Tsuchiya appearing as Ryota Kuzuryu
- Hana Tamegai taking up the role of Bina
- Kaede Hondo playing the character Mai Oume
- Chikahiro Kobayashi will be depicted as Kadomichi Takanawa
- Eri Kitamura acting as Ina Ōnari
Kenichiro Komaya, known for his work in Kizuna no Allele, is leading the direction of the cartoon sequence at companion studios Signal.MD and Production I.G. Guidance on the sequence scripts is provided by Eiji Umehara, best recognized for Vivy -Fluorite Eye’s Song-, along with the assistance of Daisuke Ishibashi, acknowledged for Tenjho Tenge. Character creation is credited to Shiori Asaka and Niina Morita. Akira Kirishiki is the mechanical design brain, with Masafumi Mima as the sound director, and the music composition is by Yūgo Kanno. Shogakukan Music & Digital Entertainment is making a comeback to manage the CG animations. The production is yet again attributed to Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions.
The first-ever Shinkalion TV series hit the screens in January 2018, wrapping up in June 2019. The brand also has an animated motion picture, The Theatrical Version Shinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion: Mirai Kara Shinsoku no ALFA-X (Shinkansen Transformation Robot Shinkalion the Motion Picture: The Mythically High-Speed ALFA-X Came From the Future), which was released across Japan in December 2019.