It’s the end of the Seraph as we know it. Do you feel fine?
Bad jokes aside, a new promo video for Seraph of the End was shown at AnimeJapan last weekend. Earlier today, Geneon Universal began streaming the 110-second trailer on its YouTube channel.
Geneon released the first promo video, which is also subtitled, on December 19. You can check it out below:
Seraph of the End will be a two-season title. The first episode is slated to air on April 4. The full list of broadcasters and première dates is as follows:
- Tokyo MX: 4/4/2015 at 22:00~
- MBS: 4/4/2015 at 25:58~
- TV Aichi: 4/5/2015 at 26:05~
- BS11, 4/6/2015 at 24:00~
Both the opening and closing themes will be produced by Hiroyuki Sawano’s (Guilty Crown, Attack on Titan) project, “SawanoHiroyuki[nZk]”. The opening theme, X.U., will be performed by SawanoHiroyuki[nZk]:Gemie, with new singer Gemmie providing the vocals. The show’s closer, scaPEGoat, will be performed by SawanoHiroyuki[nZk]:Yosh, with Yosh performing on vocals. A CD single that contains both songs will hit Japanese retailers on May 20.
- Yuichiro Hyakuya: Miyu Irino (Birdy the Mighty Decode, Haikyu!!)
- Mikaela Hyakuya: Kensho Ono (Aldnoah.Zero, Ghost in the Shell: Arise)
- Glen Ichinose: Yuichi Nakamura (Durarara!!, Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun)
- Ferid Bathory: Takahiro Sakurai (Bakemonogatari, The Familiar of Zero)
- Shinoa Hiragi: Saori Hayami (Eden of the East, Oreimo)
- Yoichi Saotome: Nobuhiko Okamoto (Assassination Classroom, Tiger & Bunny)
- Shiho Kimizuki: Kaito Ishikawa (Haikyu!!, Tokyo Ravens)
- Mitsuba Sangu: Yuka Iguchi (Bakemonogatari, Haganai)
- Kureto Hiragi: Tomoaki Maeno (Yowamushi Pedal, B Gata H Kei – Yamada’s First Time)
- Shinya Hiragi: Tatsuhisa Suzuki (Heaven’s Lost Property, Kuroko’s Basketball)
- Krul Tepes: Aoi Yuuki (Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Tokyo Ghoul √A)
- Crowley Eusford: Kenichi Suzumura (Accel World, Gintama)
- Asuramaru: Hibiku Yamamura (Arpeggio of Blue Steel, Go! Princess Precure)
- Lacus Welt: Takuma Nagatsuka
- René Simm: Yuichiro Umehara (Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE!)
Daisuke Tokudo will direct the Seraph of the End at Wit Studio (Attack on Titan, Rolling Girls). Attack on Titan and Kill la Kill writer Hiroshi Seko will write the screenplay and handle series composition. Satoshi Kadowaki will work as the character designer, while Gainax’s Hiroki Shinagawa will be in charge of visual development art. Masashi Koizuka will serve as the show’s deputy director.