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Charlotte Episode 1 Preview, Visuals Released

Charlotte’s getting ready for her big début.

Earlier today, the official Charlotte anime website updated with a video and two new visuals. The 15-second video offers a glimpse at the first episode, Tanin o Omou (Think About Others).

The two visuals were also presented in a poster format, with taglines that read “The boy confronts fate, even if he loses something precious,” and “The monster continues to challenge fate, even if it means forgetting someone precious.”

The site also revealed that Charlotte is scheduled to hit Japanese TV on July 4. The full premeiere schedule is as follows:

  • Tokyo MX: 7/4/2015, 24:00 (7/5/2015 at 12:00AM)
  • Tochigi TV: 7/4/2015, 24:00 (7/5/2015 at 12:00AM)
  • Gunma TV: 7/4/2015, 24:00 (7/5/2015 at 12:00AM)
  • BS11: 7/4/2015, 24:00 (7/5/2015 at 12:00AM)

The series will also air on Chiba TV, TVK, Teletama, MBS, Tulip TV, and CBC TV, though specific première dates were not revealed.

The confirmed voice cast for Charlotte includes:

  • Yu Otosaka: Kouki Uchiyama (Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn)
  • Nao Tomori: Ayane Sakura (Is the Order a Rabbit?)
  • Joujiro Takajyo: Takahiro Mizushima (Assassination Classroom)
  • Yusa Nishimori: Maaya Uchida (Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions)
  • Misa: Maaya Uchida (Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma)
  • Ayumi Otosaka: Momo Asakura (Sakura Trick)

In addition to her two roles on the show, Maaya Uchida will also provide vocals for in-show band “How-Low-Hello.”

Previously, we reported that Jun Maeda and character designer Na-Ga would reunite to work on Charlotte. The production is a joint work between Key, Aniplex, and P.A. Works.

The confirmed staff for the series includes the following:

  • Director: Yoshiyuki Asai (Ah! My Goddess, Angel Beats!)
  • Character Adaptation: Kanami Sekiguchi
  • Art Director: Kazuki Higashiji
  • Sound Director: Satoki Iida

Source: Anime News Network

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