Earlier today, the official Arte anime website updated with a new trailer, as well as details on the show’s staff and four cast members.
We break the details down below.
The minute-long promo introduces the world of the show, with Mikako Komatsu providing narration.
Takayuki Hamana (Library War, Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Detonation) was tapped to direct Arte at Seven Arcs, with Chieko Miyakawa (Moshidora) providing character designs. Reiko Yoshida (Girls und Panzer, K-ON!) is in charge of series composition.
Other confirmed crew members include:
- Sub-Character Design: Satoko Miyachi
- Background Research: Takaaki Suzuki
- Chief Animation Director: Chieko Miyakawa
- Music: Gorō Itō
- Prop Design: Goichi Iwahata
- Prop Design: Chikai Okado
- Art Setting: Kazusuke Yoshihara
- Art Director: Scott MacDonald
- Art: Studio Tulip
- Layout Supervision: Kenji Masuda
- Color Design: Emiko Tate
- Director of Photography: Takuya Nōdai
- Special Effects: Naomasa Fukuda
- Editing: Kazuhiko Seki
- Sound Director: Yasunori Ebina
- Sound Effects: Kiyotaka Kawada
- Sound Production: Glovision
- Music Production: Flying Dog
The new cast members include:
- Angelo: Junya Enoki
- Veronica: Sayaka Ohara
- Yuri: Kousuke Toriumi
- Catalina: M.A.O.
Visuals for the characters were also revealed, which you can check out below.
Arte will hit Japanese TV in April 2020.
The previously confirmed voice cast includes:
- Arte: Mikako Komatsu
- Leo: Katsuyuki Konishi
Kei Okubo’s Arte anime launched in Monthly Comic Zenon magazine in 2013. Eleven volumes have been released to date, with the latest shipping to stores on July 20. Media Do publishes the title in North America, which they describe as:
16th century Firenze, Italy. One girl, One ARTistic ambition!The birthplace of the renaissance era, where art is thriving. In one small corner of this vast city, one sheltered girl’s journey begins. She dreams of becoming an artist, an impossible career for a girl born into a noble family. In those days, art was an exclusively male profession, with woman facing strong discrimination. In spite of these challenges, Arte perseveres with hard work and a positive attitude!
Source: Comic Natalie