Earlier today, the official Darwin’s Game anime website
updated with a new teaesr trailer, as well as several cast and crew members. We break the details down below.


The minute-long promo introduces the game’s main characters and general story, with dialogue providing the major plot beats.


Yoshinobu Tokumoto (Comic Girls) will direct the project at studio Nexus, with Kazuya Nakanishi providing character designs. Series co-creator Shū Miyama is in charge of series composition for the title.

Kenichiro Suehiro will score the series’ soundtrack.


Darwin's Game Anime Key VisualThree new cast members were confirmed:

  • Rain: Nichika Omori
  • Ryūji: Taku Yashiro
  • Sui/Sōta: Yumiri Hanamori

Darwin’s Game will hit Japanese TV in January 2020. Tokyo MX, Gunma TV, Tochigi TV, Yomiuri TV, TV Aichi, BS11, and AT-X are confirmed to be carrying the series, while AbemaTV will stream.

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Kaname: Yūsuke Kobayashi
  • Shuka: Reina Ueda

FLIPFLOPS’ Darwin’s Game manga launched in Akita Shoten’s Bessatsu Shōnen Champion magazine in December 2012. Eighteen volumes have been released to date, with the most recent hitting stores on July 8.

Manga resource Baka-Updates describes the title as:

An unknowing Sudou Kaname is invited to try out a new mysterious mobile app game called “Darwin’s Game”, but later realizes that he’s in for more than he’s bargained for when he finds out that there’s no way to “quit” the game.

Source: Animate Times