In those crucial final moments before the premiere, fans are getting a new sample of the Parallel World Rhapsody.
Earlier today, the official Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody anime website updated with a new teaser trailer. The 90-second teaser, which introduces the show’s major concepts, features opening theme Slide Ride by Run Girls, Run! and Suki no Skill by Wake Up, Girls! as background tracks.
Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody premieres on Japanese TV today. Crunchyroll will stream the show as a simulcast, while Funimation is producing a SimulDub for the title.
Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody is based on Hiro Ainana and illustrator shri’s light novel series of the same name. Shin Oonuma (Baka & Test: Summon the Beasts, Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya) is directing the project at Silver Link, with Shoko Takimoto (Armed Girl’s Machiavellism, Senran Kagura: Estival Versus – Festival Eve Full of Swimsuits) providing character designs. Kento Shimoyama (Bleach, Servant × Service) is in charge of series composition.
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Satō/Ichirō Suzuki: Shun Horie
- Misanalia “Mia” Boruenan: Airi Eino
- Arisa: Aoi Yūki
- Pochi: Hiyori Kono
- Tama: Kaya Okuno
- Nana: Kiyono Yasuno
- Lulu: Marika Hayase
- Liza: Minami Tsuda
- Zena: Rie Takahashi
Crunchyroll describes the show as:
“Satou,” aka Ichiro Suzuki is a programmer in the middle of a death march. He was supposed to be taking a nap but somehow wakes up in another world… What lies before him is what looks like the menu screen of the game he was working before his nap. He’s at a complete beginner stage at level 1. However, he had the option to “explore the whole map,” which was just implemented to help out new players and three “Meteor Showers” which could level a whole map. Suddenly, a whole group of lizardmen appear in front of him. In order to survive, Satou uses Meteor Shower, his level jumped to 310 and he became extremely wealthy. Whether it be dream or reality, Satou’s journey was now beginning.