We met the FRANXX, now it’s time to meet the rest!
Earlier today, the official DARLING in the FRANXX Twitter account updated with a new teaser trailer. The 30-second trailer introduces two new characters, along with their FRANXX.
— ダーリン・イン・ザ・フランキス (@DARLI_FRA) September 13, 2017
The male lead is named Code:016 (“Hiro”), while the female lead goes by “Code:002” (“Jealousy”). They both pilot th Strelizia FRANXX unit.
According to the previous trailer, FRANXX is a “steel maiden,” a humanoid robot shaped like a woman, who can also be piloted.
DARLING in the FRANXX is a co-production between Trigger and A-1 Pictures. Atsushi Nishigori (THE [email protected]) is directing the project, with Masayoshi Tanaka (anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day, High School of the Dead) providing character designs. The team of Atsushi Nishigori and Naotaka Hayashi will collaborate on series composition.
Other confirmed staff members include:
- Assistant Director: Toshifumi Akai
- Action Supervisor: Masayoshi Tanaka
- Chief Animation Director: Masayoshi Tanaka
- Mechanical Design: Shigeto Koyama
Trigger showed off a short reveal trailer for DARLING in the FRANXX at Anime Expo, as well as several promotional teasers. You can check both out below:
Anime Expo Trailer
— ダーリン・イン・ザ・フランキス (@DARLI_FRA) August 9, 2017
The MACHINE Name is…「FRANXX」（フランクス） pic.twitter.com/X4sybeP1yo
— ダーリン・イン・ザ・フランキス (@DARLI_FRA) September 6, 2017
Source: MoCa News