Trigger’s taking their next title to intergalactic proportions!
Earlier today, Studio Trigger opened the official website for Space Patrol Luluco (宇宙パトロールルル子). The series is currently slated for an April 1 première as part of the Ultra Super Anime Time block.
The site launched with a visual for the series, which you can check out below:
Space Patrol Luluco Anime is an original series from Studio Trigger, which is being helmed by Hiroyuki Imaishi (Gurren Lagann, Kill la Kill). Character designs are being provided by Yusuke Yoshigaki (Ninja Slayer From Animation, Black Rock Shooter) and Mago. In addition to his directorial duties, Imaishi is also handling series composition on the project.
The remaining staff includes:
- Original Work: TRIGGER / Hiroyuki Imaishi
- Assistant Director: Akira Amemiya
- Creative Director: Hiromi Wakabayashi
- Justice Design: Shigeto Koyama
- Effects Artist: Yoshinari
- Design Works: Ai Nonaka
- Chief Animation Director: Yusuke Yoshigaki
- Chief Animation Director: Shuhei Handa
- Art Director: Hiroyasu Kobayashi
- Art Department: Digital Color Department
- Color Design: Tomoko Koyama (Fine Colors)
- Color Design: Komatsu Alisa (Fine Colors)
- Director of Photography: Yūko Tōzai
- Shooting: Sanzigen
- Editing: Mai Hasegawa
- Sound Director: Hiroki Urakari
- Sound Studio: Half HP Studio
- Music Production: Flying Dog
- Animation Production: TRIGGER
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Luluco: M.A.O (Durarara!! ×2 The Second Arc, Samurai Flamenco)
- ΑΩ · Nova: Junya Enoki (Beautiful Bones: Sakurako’s Investigation, Digimon Adventure tri.)
- Midori: Mayumi Shintani (Kill la Kill, FLCL)
- Over Justice Division Head: Tetsu Inada (Gangsta, Turn A Gundam)
- Keiji: Mitsuo Iwata (D.Gray-man, Akira, Golden Boy)
Fujiro Hisashi is currently slated to perform the opening theme.
The series is currently slated to air on the following networks:
- AT-X: 4/1/2016 at 22:30 (4/1/2016 at 10:30PM)
- TOKYO MX: 4/1/2016 at 23:00 (4/1/2016 at 11:00PM)
- BS11: 4/3/2016 at 25:00 (4/4/2016 at 1:00AM)
Crunchyroll will stream the series Japan as episodes air in Japan, though the exact territories are not known as of press time. bilibili Video and NicoNico will also carry the show on their digital platforms.
Source: Space Patrol Luluco Anime Website (Thanks MJ Warren for the tip!)