Crunchyroll, who hold exclusive streaming rights for the TRIGGER original anime Kiznaiver, have kindly released an English subtitled version of the trailer Aniplex posted on Saturday. All of the main cast and staff have now been revealed, and they are listed in this promo which gives a little insight into each of the Kiznaiver – kids who are connected by the sharing of pain.
The actors portraying the fated Kiznaiver are:
Yuuki Kaji (Attack on Titan‘s Eren Jaeger) as Katsuhira Agata
Hibiku Yamamura (Seraph of the End‘s Asuramaru) as Noriko Sonozaki
Yuka Terasaki (Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans‘ Kudelia) as Chidori Takashiro
Tomoaki Maeno (Yowamushi Pedal‘s Juichi Fukutomi) as Hajime Tenga
Misaki Kuno (Durarara!!×2‘s Akane Awakusu) as Nico Niyama
Nobunaga Shimazaki (Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club‘s Haruka Nanase) as Tsuguhito Yuta
Rina Satou (Sailor Moon Crystal‘s Sailor Mars) as Honoka Maki
Kōtarō Nishiyama (Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE!‘s Atsushi Kinugawa) as Yoshiharu Hisomu
Hiroshi Kobayashi, an episode director for Tiger & Bunny and Kill la Kill, is taking his first lead directorial role for this show, the name of which is taken from the words “kizuna” (connection) and “naïve”. Mari Okada, who wrote for Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day, is on the team as scriptwriter, and manga artist Shirou Miwa, whose latest work DOGS/ BULLETS&CARNAGE has been serialised in Shueisha’s Ultra Jump, provides original character designs. Mai Yoneyma, an assistant chief animation director on Kill la Kill, takes those character designs and adapts them for animation, and Haikyu!!’s Yuuki Hayashi is composing the music to complement the art.