First ‘Gunslinger Stratos’ Anime Spot Arrives

First ‘Gunslinger Stratos’ Anime Spot Arrives The anime adaptation of the Square Enix game Gunslinger Stratos has a lot to do to introduce itself in the final weeks before its premiere next month, and they’re doing just that with their first thirty second TV spot that’s now debuted. The series has now gotten its premiere season and date set with it debuting on Tokyo MX, BS 11, Tochigi TV and Gunma TV on April 4th, 2015, and also getting streaming through Nico Nico Douga. The show is animated by a-1 Pictures for the spring 2015 anime season. The series is being done as an original story from Gen Urobuchi with Shinpei Ezaki of Guilty Crown on board to direct based on scripts by Norimitsu Kaiho. Shinichi Yokoya is handling the character designs for the series. The cast from the game are reprising their roles here and the first promotional spot has been released as well. Not surprisingly, a manga tie-in is also planned for Dengeki Maoh’s April issue, which went on sale in late February 2015.

The cast includes:

Atsushi Abe as Tohru Kazasumi
Hisako Kanemoto as Kyoka Katagiri
Masakazu Nishida as Kyohma Katagiri
Miyuki Sawashiro as Remy Odhner
Kana Ueda as Rindo Sidune
Souichiro Hoshi as Ryo Kusakage
Rikiya Koyama as Akira Rakando
Sayaka Ohara as Olga Janetin
Takehito Koyasu as Aaron Burroughs
Yumiko Kobayashi as Jonathan Sizemore
Saki Fujita as ξ988
Yousuke Akimoto as Mondo Makabe
Saori Hayami as Lyudmila N Ignatova
Mariya Ise as Shinou Matsurika
Toru Ohkawa as Srinivasa Sen
Nana Mizuki as Kumi Minakata

Plot concept: The story revolves on a group of gunslingers, each from the two universes who participate in Operation Stratos, particularly on a group of four childhood friends: Tohru Kazasumi, Kyōka Katagiri, Kyōma Katagiri, and Shizune Rindo, who all must confront their own flaws and differences when they battle their alternate selves in order to survive.

[Source: Kagayaki Mirai ]