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Re:Creators Anime Gets New Promo Video & Visual

Can Rei Hiroe recreate the magic that made Black Lagoon such a darling across the globe?

Earlier today, the Re:Creators anime website updated with a new promotional video. The 56-second trailer reveals the show’s staff, and confirms an April 2017 première.

In addition, the site updated with a new key visual for the show, which you can check out below:

Re:Creators is an original anime project from Black Lagoon creator Rei Hiroe. Ei Aoki (Fate/Zero, The Garden of Sinners) will direct the series at Troyca, while collaborating with Rei Hiroe on series composition. Ryuichi Makino (Battle Athletes, Girls Bravo) is in charge of character designs. Hiroyuki Sawano (Kill la Kill, Attack on Titan) will score the show’s soundtrack.

Other confirmed crew members include:

  • Assistant Director: Makoto Kato
  • Series Composition: Aoki/Hiroe
  • Animator Director: Ryuichi Makino
  • Animator Director: Jun Nakai
  • Main Animator: Masako Matsumoto
  • Main Animator: Aoi Yamamoto
  • Mechanical Design: I-IV
  • Effects Animation: Takashi Hashimoto
  • Art Director: Kouki Nagayoshi
  • Art Setting: Masahiro Sato
  • Art Setting: Tomoyasu Fujise
  • Color Design: Mariko Shinohara
  • Art Direction: Tomoyuki Arima
  • Art Direction: Takuya Sejima
  • CG Director: Miki Yoshida
  • CG Director: Mitsutaka Iguchi
  • Visual Effects: Ryosuke Tsuda
  • Director of Photography: Tomoyoshi Kato
  • Editor: Syota Migiyama
  • Sound Director: Kawahito Meida
  • Sound Production: Magic Capsule

As of press time, no cast members were unveiled. The Re:Creators website describes the project as:

Humanity has told countless tales.

Joy, sadness, anger, deep emotion.
Stories stir our feelings, and capture our fancy.

Still, these are but the thoughts of passers-by.

But what if the characters of our story have “intentions”? And to them, are we god-like beings for bringing their tales into the world?

Our world has changed.
Dole out punishment of upon the realm of the gods.

In Re:Creators everybody becomes a Creator.

Source: Comic Natalie

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