In this Thursday’s issue of Kadokawa’s Newtype magazine, as well as revealing the true purpose of the Madoka Magica concept movie, new details are being released for SANZIGEN’s original anime project, Bubuki Buranki. More staff and the main cast members working on the series are being named, and we can finally see a short description of the story. In anticipation of this announcement, the project’s official website has uploaded a new image, as shown below along with the synopsis that will be published by Newtype.
Returning to Japan after having been away for 10 years, Azuma Akira finds himself attacked and captured by armed strangers. What saved him was his childhood friend, the girl Ōgon Asabuki, and the Bubuki that had become her right hand.
The known cast for this tragic tale of humans and mechas are as follows:
Yūsuke Kobayashi as Azuma Kazuki
Ari Ozawa as Kogane Asabuki
Sōma Saitō as Hiiragi Nono
Shizuka Ishigami as Noa Ōgi
Mikako Komatsu as Shizuru
Megumi Han as Eiko
Kenjiro Tsuda as Shūsaku Matobai
Yōko Hikasa as Zetsubi Hazama
Subaru Kimura as Munenari Shinsō
Kazuyuki Okitsu as Akihito Tsuwa
And as for the staff, aside from those already named with the project’s initial reveal, they stand as follows:
Bubuki Design – Asagiri
Mechanical design – Takeshi Takakura
Prop design – Yoshinori Iwanaga
Sub-Character Design – Tomomi Ozaki
Visual Design – Tomoyuki Arima, Takuya Sejima
CG Supervisor – Daisuke Suzuki
The anime, which is being developed in celebration of SANZIGEN’s 10th anniversary, will premiere on Tokyo MX on January 9th at 10pm.
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