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Seven stories across six films… Something certainly doesn’t compute. (Note: this is a joke.)

Earlier today, an official website opened for the six-part K: Seven Stories film series. The website includes a key visual for the first film, R:B ~Blaze~. The site also updated with the core cast and crew for both R:B ~Blaze~ and spinoff film The Idol K.

We break the details down below:

Key Visual

The image features lead characters Mikoto Suoh and Reisi Munakata posing in front of a white background, emblazoned with the film’s logo.

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Cast

The films will star the following:

R:B ~Blaze~

  • Mikoto Suoh: Kenjiro Tsuda
  • Reisi Munakata: Tomokazu Sugita
  • Izumo Kusanagi: Takahiro Sakurai
  • Tatara Totsuka: Yuuki Kaji
  • Daichi Yamata: Taku Yashiro
  • Seri Awashima: Miyuki Sawashiro

The Idol K

  • Yashiro Isana: Daisuke Namikawa
  • Kuroh Yatogami: Daisuke Ono
  • Mikoto Suoh: Kenjiro Tsuda
  • Misaki Yata: Jun Fukuyama
  • Reisi Munakata: Tomokazu Sugita
  • Saruhiko Fushimi: Mamoru Miyano
  • Nagare Hisui: Kazuyuki Okitsu
  • Yukari Mishakuji: Masakazu Morita

Staff

Series director Shingo Suzuki (Coppelion) will return to direct and provide character designs for the project at GoHands, with GoRA handling and overseeing the scripts. Mikio Endo is returning to score the soundtracks. Both GoHands and GoRA are credited with the original concept.

Angela will perform theme song Seven Stories.

The full release schedule is as follows:

  • 7/7/2018: K: Seven Stories Episode 1: R:B ~Blaze~
  • 8/4/2018: K: Seven Stories Episode 2: SIDE:BLUE ~Tenrō no Gotoku (SIDE:BLUE ~Like Sirius)
  • 9/1/2018: K: Seven Stories Episode 3: SIDE:GREEN ~Uwagaki Sekai~ (SIDE:GREEN ~The Overwritten World)
  • 10/6/2018: K: Seven Stories Episode 4: Lost Small World ~Ori no Mukō ni (Lost Small World ~To the Far side of the Cage)
  • 11/3/2018: K: Seven Stories Episode 5: Memory of Red ~BURN~
  • 12/1/2018: K: Seven Stories Episode 6: Circle Vision ~Nameless Song~

Several of the films share titles with existing works within the franchise. K: R:B, K SIDE:BLUE, and K:SIDE:GREEN are all light novels within the franchise. K: Memory of Red is a manga by GoRA and illustrator Yui Kuroe that ran from May 2012 through August 2013.

K: Lost Small World is an ongoing manga series by GoRA and illustrators Ookita and Yoru. The series, which currently runs in Hatsu Kiss magazine, received a light novel adaptation in 2014.

The K: Seven Stories film project was first announced in April 2016.

Viz Media holds the domestic rights to K, K: Missing Kings, and K: Return of Kings. The series is currently available for streaming via Hulu and Viz Media’s website.

Source: Comic Natalie

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