Earlier today, the official Beastars anime website updated with a new key visual. The image features the main characters arranged in an off-kilter grid, with Lugosi standing front and center.
Beastars will air on Fuji TV’s [+Ultra] block in October. Netflix will be the exclusive streaming distributor for the show.
Shinichi Matsumi will direct the project at Orange, with Nao Ootsu providing character designs. Nanami Higuchi is in charge of series composition for the project.
Other confirmed crew members include:
- Music: Satoru Kousaki
- Art Director: Minami Kuribayashi
- Color Designer: Ken Hashimoto
- Director of Photography; shiori Furusho
- Chief CGI Director: Eiji Inomoto
- Editor: Junichi Uematsu
Paru Itagaki’s Beastars manga launched in the pages of Akita Shoten’s Weekly Shōnen Champion magazine. Fourteen volumes of the title have hit stores to date, with the most recent shipping on July 8.
Viz Media currently holds the rights to the title, which they describe as:
At a high school where the students are literally divided into predators and prey, it’s personal relationships that maintain the fragile peace. Who among them is a Beastar—an academic and social role model destined to become a leader in a society naturally rife with mistrust?
Source: Comic Natalie