This one is sure to leave fans breathless.
Yesterday, the official Tokyo Ghoul:re anime website updated with details on the show’s opening theme. Three-member group Cö shu Nie will perform Asphyxia for the show. According to Comic Natalie, the band was personally chosen by Tokyo Ghoul creator Sui Ishida, along with the song’s title.
Tokyo Ghoul:re will hit Japanese TV in April.
Odahiro Watanabe (Soul Buster) will direct the project at Studio Pierrot, with Atsuko Nakajima (Ranma ½, You’re Under Arrest!) providing character designs. Chuuji Mikasano (Tokyo Ghoul, Tokyo Ghoul √A) is in charge of series composition for the title.
Rock band Ziyoou-vachi will make their anime song debut with closing theme Half.
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Ken Kaneki: Natsuki Hanae
- Kuki Urie: Kaito Ishikawa
- Tōru Mutsuki: Natsumi Fujiwara
- Saiko Yonebayashi: Ayane Sakura
- Ginshi Shirazu: Yūma Uchida
Tokyo Ghoul:re is based on Sui Ishida’s manga of the same name. The title, which is a sequel to Ishida’s Tokyo Ghoul, kicked off in the pages of Shueisha’s Weekly Young Jump magazine in October 2014. The ongoing series currently spans thirteen collected volumes, with the most recent book hitting stores on October 19.
Viz Media currently holds the rights to the Tokyo Ghoul:re manga. They describe the series as:
Haise Sasaki has been tasked with teaching Qs Squad how to be outstanding investigators, but his assignment is complicated by the troublesome personalities of his students and his own uncertain grasp of his Ghoul powers. Can he pull them together as a team, or will Qs Squad first assignment be their last?
Source: Comic Natalie