It appears that Sirius is taking a rocket to stardom this July.
Earlier today, Warner Brothers Music announced that rock group Kishida Kyoudan & The Akeboshi Rockets will perform the opening theme song for Sirius the Jaeger. The song, titled Sirius will be released as a CD Single on August 22.
The group has previously performed theme songs for seven other anime shows, including GATE, High School of the Dead, and Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens.
Masahiro Ando (Sword of the Stranger, Under the Dog, Snow White with the Red Hair) is directing the project at P.A. Works, with the team of Mai Matsuura (The Betrayal Knows My Name, Pretty Rhythm All Star Selection) and Soichiro Sako (Magi: Adventure of Sinbad) providing character designs. Keigo Koyanagi (Regalia: The Three Sacred Stars, The Rising of The Shield Hero) is in charge of series composition.
Other confirmed crew members include:
- Original Work: Project SIRIUS
- Original Character Design: Kinu Nishimura
- Chief Animation Director: Mai Matsuura
- Chief Animation Director: Soichiro Sako
- Concept Design: Shiho Takeuchi
- Action Animation Direcor: Masahiro Sato
- Art Director: Junichi Higashi, Ayumi Sato
- Director of Photography: Kazuto Izumida
- Edit: Ayumu Takahashi
- Color Setting: Mika Sugawara
- 3D Animation Director: Tariki Kiritani
- Music: Masaru Yokoyama
- Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa
- Production: infinite
Yuto Uemura will play lead character Yuliy. Other confirmed cast members include:
- Takahiro Sakurai
- Kenyu Horiuchi
- Nanako Mori
- Yusuke Kobayashi
- Shunsuke Takeuchi
- Rie Takahashi
- Junji Majima
- Takehito Koyasu
- Kenjiro Tsuda
Sirius the Jaeger will hit Japanese TV this July.
P.A. Works describes the show as:
Imperial Capital, 1930.
A strange group of people carrying musical instrument cases landed on Tokyo station.
They are called the “Jaegers”, who came to hunt vampires.
Amongst them, there stood a young man with striking serenity and unusual aura.
His name is Yuliy, a werewolf whose home village was destroyed by vampires.
Yuliy and the Jaegers engage in deadly battle over a mysterious holy arc only known as “The Arc of Sirius”.
What truth awaits them at the end…?
With eternal affinity and spiral of conspiracy entwine, the highly anticipated action-thriller anime begins!
Sirius the Jaeger hits Japanese TV in July 2018.
Sources: Warner Brothers Music