Earlier today, the official Pet anime website updated with a new teaser trailer. The 90-second promo flashes through scenes from the show, as ending theme song image _____ by Memai SIREN plays as a background track.
Pet will air on January 6. The full broadcast schedule is as follows (All times JST):
- Tokyo MX: 1/6/2020 at 22:00 (1/6/2020 at 10:00PM)
- BS11: 1/6/2020 at 23:00 (1/6/2020 at 11:00PM)
- AT-X: 1/6/2020 at 23:00 (1/6/2020 at 11:00PM)
- HBC Hokkaido Broadcasting: 1/12/2020 at 25:25 (1/13/2020 at 1:25AM)
Amazon will stream the series in worldwide on their Amazon Prime Video service.
Takahiro Ōmori (Baccano!, Durarara!!) was tapped to direct Pet at Geno Studio, with Sadayuki Murai (Boogiepop Phantom, Knights of Sidonia) taking charge of series composition. Junichi Hayama (Locke the Superman: Mirror Ring, Votoms Finder) is providing character designs.
Twin Engine is listed as producing the show.
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Hiroki: Keisuke Ueda
- Tsukasa: Kishō Taniyama
- Satoru: Yuuki Ono
- Hayashi: Yasuyuki Kase
- Katsuragi: Shunsuke Sakuya
- Jin: M.A.O
- Ron: Koji Yusa
- President: Nobuo Tobita
Amazon holds the digital rights to the project, and will stream the show exclusively on their platform in Japan and abroad.
Ranjō Miyake’s Pet manga originally launched in Shogakukan’s Weekly Big Comic Spirits magazine in 2002. A five-volume Remastered edition was released by publisher Enterbrain in 2009.
Manga resource Baka-Updates describes Pet as:
The story revolves around people who possess the ability to infiltrate human minds and manipulate memories. Their powers have been used in the underworld for covering up accidents, assassinations, and all manner of crimes. But these powers not only destroy others’ spirits, but also corrupt the users’ own hearts…