Come with me, we’ll escape from the city… or something!
Earlier today, fans of smartphone game Shōmetsu Toshi (Annihilated City) flocked to the “PROJECT Shōmetsu Toshi Launch Presentation” fan event. During the show, it was announced that the game will receive an anime TV series. The first key visual, cast members, and studio information were revealed at the event, and an official website for the project opened its doors.
We break the details down below:
The image features Yuki standing in the ruins of a city, the rain pouring down from above.
The series will star the following:
- Yuki: Kana Hanazawa
- Takuya: Tomokazu Sugita
- Akira: Yūichi Nakamura
- Eiji (Researcher): Tarusuke Shingaki
- Kikyō: Aimi
- Geek: Taisuke Nishimura
- Yumiko (Researcher): Mitsuki Nakae
Madhouse will produce the series, while Pony Canyon produces the music. Developer Wright Flyer Studios is credited as the original creator.
The official website describes the Shōmetsu Toshi anime as:
One day, the city disappeared.
Takuya, a lone wolf courier, and Yuki are said to be the only survivors of the extinction.
The two must rely on a message from Yuki’s father, who was thought to have disappeared, and head to the anihillated city.
However, unexpected obstacles stand before these two individuals.
It’s a shocking reality for Yuki.
The emotions of the departed, the mysterious organization behind the scenes, and a hidden conspiracy await.
Yuki and Takuya, two who began this journey as strangers, deepen their bonds as they seek the mysteries of the anihillated city.
Shōmetsu Toshi is a smartphone game, which was a joint production between developer Wright Flyer and publisher GREE. The series launched oN Japanese app stores in May 2014, and has gone on to rack up more than nine million downloads worldwide.