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Killing Bites Anime Gets A New Trailer, Visuals, & Cast Reveals


I said hey, girl, take a walk on the wild side.

Alternate take: Honey badger don’t care. Honey badger don’t give a [censored]!

Earlier today, the official Killing Bites anime website updated with several new details. A new trailer, several teaser visuals, the major cast members, and details on the theme songs were unveiled. We break the details down below:

Trailer

The 30-second promo features a showdown between Hitomi Uzaki and an anthropomorphic lion. Sora Amamiya provides narration for the teaser, as butt rock plays in the background.

Cast

The series will star the following:

  • Hitomi Uzaki (Honey Badger): Sora Amamiya
  • Eruza Nakanishi (Cheetah): Maaya Uchida
  • Ui Inaba (Rabbit): Sumire Uesaka
  • Yūya Nomoto: Wataru Hatano
  • Mai Shinozaki: Chinatsu Akasaki
  • Yōko Mikado: Megumi Han
  • Kaori Rikujō: Yuu Asakawa
  • Kaede Kazama: Takako Honda
  • Yōzan Mikado: Hidekatsu Shibata

The confirmed cast members are reprising their roles from a series of drama CDs that hit stores in 2015. Two the the audio dramas are available via NBC Universal’s YouTube channel until the end of November. you can check both out below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkJ79xjOXtg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brMidMpfcP0

Character Visuals

Theme Songs

fripSide will perform opening theme Killing Bites, while closing theme Kedamono Damono will be handled by Kitsunetsuki.

Killing Bites will air in January 2018 on MBS’s Animeism block. As a reminder, Amazon holds the exclusive streaming rights to all Animeism titles for the forseeable future.

Killing Bites is based on Shinya Murata and illustrator Kazasa Sumita’s manga of the same name. Yasuto Nishikata was tapped to direct the series at Liden Films, with Kazuo Watanabe (The Heroic Legend of Arslan) providing character designs. Aoi Akashiro (Classroom of the Elite, Fuuka) is in charge of series composition for the show.

The ongoing Killing Bites manga made its début in Shogakukan’s Monthly Hero’s in November 2013. The third compiled book shipped to retailers on October 5.

Source: Comic Natalie

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Samantha Ferreira is Anime Herald’s founder and editor-in-chief. A Rhode Island native, Samantha has been an anime fan since 1992, and an active member of the anime press since 2002, when she began working as a reviewer for Anime Dream. She launched Anime Herald in 2010, and continues to oversee its operations to this day. Outside of journalism, Samantha actively studies the history of the North American anime fandom and industry, with a particular focus on the 2000s anime boom and bust. She’s a huge fan of all things Sakura Wars, and maintains series fansite Combat Revue Review when she has free time available. When not in the Anime Herald Discord, Samantha can typically be found on Bluesky.

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