This summer, things are getting a bit more gray… in a good way!

Earlier today, the official D.Gray-man Hallow anime website updated with a new promotional video. The 30-second teaser previews the show in action, with opening theme Key-bring it on, my Destiny- by Lenny Code Fiction as a background track.

D Gray-Man Visual 003 - 20160623D.Gray-man Hallow is the sequel to 2008 anime series D.Gray-man. Yoshiharu Ashino (Tweeny Witches, Cross Ange) is helming the project at TMS Entertainment, while Yousuke Kabashima (Lord Marksman and Vanadis, The Girl Who Leapt Through Space) provides character designs. Scripts will be written by the team of Kenichi Yamashita (Actually, I Am…), Michiko Yokote (Shirobako, Dagashi Kashi), and Tatsuto Higuchi (Schwarzes Marken, My-Otome).

The remaining crew includes:

  • Art Director: Masatoshi Kai
  • Chief Animation Director: Yousuke Kabashima
  • Art design: Kazushi Fujii
  • Sound Director: Takeshi Takadera
  • Director of Photography: Kwang-Jun Kim
  • Color design: Junko Suenaga
  • Design: Yasuhiro Moriki
  • Editing: Tomoki Nagasaka

d gray-man hallow visual 002 - 20160328The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Allen Walker: Ayumu Murase
  • Lenalee Lee: Ai Kakuma
  • Miranda Lotto: Ami Koshimizu
  • Komui Lee: Go Inoue
  • Bookman: Houchu Ohtsuka
  • Tyki Mikk: Masakazu Nishida
  • Johnny Gill: Mitsuhiro Ichiki
  • Lavi: Natsuki Hanae
  • Arystar Krory: Noriaki Sugiyama
  • Tewaku: Rie Suegara
  • Alma Karma: Ryōta Asari
  • Howard Link: Shinnosuke Tachibana
  • Tokusa: Sōma Saitō
  • Wisely: Souichiro Hoshi
  • Madarao: Takuya Eguchi
  • Yū Kanda: Takuya Satō
  • Reever Wenhamm: Tomokazu Sugita
  • Malcolm C. Lvellie: Toru Ohkawa
  • Cross Marian: Tsuguo Mogami
  • Road Camelot: Yui Kondou
  • The Earl of Millennium: Yutaka Aoyama

D.Gray-man Hallow will hit Japanese TV on July 4. Funimation announced that they will stream the series as part of their summer simulcast lineup. The company describes the show as:

From the studio behind D.Gray-man comes the highly anticipated continuation to the popular series. Allen Walker is an exorcist working for the Black Order whose mission is to protect mankind from the evil Millennium Earl and his deadly Akuma. Allen and his comrades must recover lost Innocence while defending against the Earl’s terrifying army. But if they fail, Innocence will be lost forever.

Source: YouTube (TMS Entertainment)