On September 16, the official Beastars anime website updated with a new trailer, as well as details on the show’s theme songs.
We break the details down below.
The 38-second trailer previews the major cast members, as theme song Wild Side by Ali plays as a background track.
Ali will perform opening theme song Wild Side, while Yurika will perform closing theme Le zoo.
Beastars will air on Fuji TV’s [+Ultra] block in October. Netflix will be the exclusive streaming distributor for the show. The full premiere schedule is as follows (All times JST):
- Fuji TV: 10/9/2019 at 24:55 (10/10/2019 at 12:55AM)
- Kansai TV: 10/10/2019 at 25:55 (10/11/2019 at 1:55AM)
- Tokai Television: 10/12/2019 at 25:55 (10/13/2019 at 1:55AM)
- TV West Japan: 10/9/2019 at 25:55 (10/10/2019 at 1:55AM)
- Hokkaido Culture Broadcasting: 10/13/2019 at 25:15 (10/14/2019 at 1:15AM)
- BS Fuji: 10/16/2019 at 24:00 (10/17/2019 at Midnight)
- Netflix: 10/8/2019
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
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Regoshi: Chikahiro Kobayashi
- Haru: Sayaka Senbongi
- Louis: Yuuki Ono
- Juno: Atsumi Tanezaki
- Jack: Junya Enoki
- Gouhin: Akio Ohtsuka
- Collot: Takeo Ōtsuka
- Voss: Yoshiyuki Shimozuma
- Sanou: Fukushi Ochiai
- Miguno: Yūma Uchida
- Durham: Naoto Kobayashi
- Kai: Nobuhiko Okamoto
- Bill: Takaaki Torashima
- Els: Sayumi Watabe
- Dom: Genki Muro
- Kibi: Yūichi Iguchi
- Shiira: Yuko Hara
- Aoba: Ikuto Kanemasa
- Ellen: Akane Ōchi
- Mizuchi: Hibiku Yamamura
- Legom: Sakura Andou
- Mayor: Mitsuaki Hoshino
- Oguma: Kenyuu Horiuchi
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