Get ready to go beyond in just a couple of weeks!
Earlier today, the Blood Blockade Battlefront anime franchise’s official Twitter account updated with a new promotional video for Blood Blockade Battlefront & BEYOND. The 90-second trailer features opening theme song Fake Town Baby by Unison Square Garden as a background track.
— TVアニメ『血界戦線』 (@kekkaisensen) September 24, 2017
Blood Blockade Battlefront & BEYOND will hit Japanese TV on October 7. The show will air on the following networks:
- MBS: 10/7/2017 at 27:08 (10/8/2017 at 3:08AM)
- Tokyo MX: 10/8/2017 at 24:30 (10/9/2017 at 12:30AM)
- BS11: 10/8/2017 at 24:30 (10/9/2017 at 12:30AM)
The series is a sequel to 2015’s Blood Blockade Battlefront. Shigehito Takayanagi (The World God Only Knows, Dagashi Kashi) is directing the show at Bones, with Toshihiro Kawamoto (Cowboy Bebop, Noragami) pulling double duty as character designer and chief animation director. Yasuko Kamo (Dagashi Kashi) is in charge of series composition.
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Leonardo Watch: Daisuke Sakaguchi
- Klaus Von Reinhertz: Rikiya Koyama
- K.K.: Ai Orikasa
- Femt: Akira Ishida
- Gilbert F. Altstein: Banjou Ginga
- Zed O’Brien: Hikaru Midorikawa
- Zapp Renfro: Kazuya Nakai
- Deldro Brody: Keiji Fujiwara
- Doug Hummer: Mamoru Miyano
- Steven A. Starphase: Mitsuru Miyamoto
- Michella Watch: Nana Mizuki
- Aligula: Satomi Koorogi
- Chain Sumeragi: Yu Kobayashi
- Sonic Speed Monkey: Yūma Uchida
- Neji: Ikue Ohtani
Funimation currently holds the domestic rights to the first season of Blood Blockade Battlefront, which they describe as:
A breach between Earth and the netherworld opens under New York, trapping New Yorkers and interdimensional creatures in a bubble.
Source: Twitter (KekkaiSensen)