It looks like this team cut their first sizzle reel!
Earlier today, the official Dive!! anime website updated with a new promotional video, as well as several cast reveals. We break the details down below:
The 30-second trailer offers a brief glimpse of the show in action, and confirms a July 6 première. Opening theme song Taiyou mo Hitoribocchi by Qyoto serves as a background musical track for the video.
Four new members will join Dive!!‘s cast:
- Kiyotaka Matsuno: Kensho Ono
- Toshihiko Tsuji: Shouta Aoi
- Jiro Hirayama: Kengo Kawanishi
- Hiroya Sakai: Ryohei Kimura
Visuals for each of the new characters were also revealed, which you can check out below:
DIVE!! will première on Fuji TV’s Noitamina Block on July 6, at 24:55 (July 7 at 12:55AM). The series will stream exclusively on Amazon Prime in Japan and abroad.
Kaoru Suzuki (Hellsing TV, Pupipō! ) is helming the project at studio Zero-G. Suzuhito Yasuda (Durarara!!, Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?) is providing the original character designs for the project, while Touka Machida (Lucky Star, Wake Up, Girls!) takes charge of series composition.
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Tomoki Sakai: Yuuki Kaji
- Yoichi Fujitani: Takahiro Sakurai
- Shibuki Okitsu: Yuuichi Nakamura
- Kayoko Asaki: Kaori Nazuka
- Ryo Daikou: Ryota Ohsaka
- Reiji Maruyama: Kouki Uchiyama
- Sachiya Yoshida: Yusuke Kobayashi
- Atsuhiko Yamada: Tomokazu Sugita
Kodansha began publishing the DIVE!! light novels in 2005 under their Bliss imprint. Four volumes were published, with the most recent hitting stores in 2007.
Mori and Masahiro Ikeno collaborated on a manga adaptation in 2007. The series ran in Shogakukan’s Shonen Sunday through 2008, and received five collected volumes.
A promo video was released to announce the DIVE!! anime last year. You can check it out below: