Tonight’s good hunter comes from the stars, themselves.
Earlier today, the official Sirius the Jaeger anime website updated with a teaser trailer and a key visual, as well as details on the show’s première.
We break the details down below.
The two-minute trailer, which includes English subtitles, introduces the show’s main plot points. Character dialogue drives the core story beats for the promo. Opening theme song Sirius by Kishida Kyoudan & The Akeboshi Rockets kicks in at the 45-second mark.
The new image features the major cast members against a blood-red moon.
Sirius the Jaeger will hit Japanese TV on July 12. The full schedule is as follows (All times JST):
- AT-X: 7/12/2018 at 23:00 (7/12/2018 at 11:00PM)
- Tokyo MX: 7/12/2018 at 23:30 (7/12/2018 at 11:30PM)
- BS11: 7/12/2018 at 23:30 (7/12/2018 at 11:30PM)
- Tulip TV: 7/12/2018 at 25:48 (7/13/2018 at 1:48AM)
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.
Kishida Kyoudan & The Akeboshi Rockets will perform opening theme song Sirius.
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
The confirmed cast members include:
- Yuliy: Yūto Uemura
- Akimoto: Hinata Tadokoro
- Hideomi Iba: Junji Majima
- Yevgraf: Kenjiro Tsuda
- Willard: Kenyuu Horiuchi
- Dorothea: Nanako Mori
- Klarwein: Nobuo Tobita
- Ryoko Naoe: Rie Takahashi
- Agatha: Sayaka Ohara
- Fallon: Shunsuke Takeuchi
- Mikhail: Takahiro Sakurai
- Kershner: Takehito Koyasu
- Philip: Yūsuke Kobayashi
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!