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Plunderer Anime Gets Fourth Trailer & New Cast Member

Earlier today, the official Plunderer anime website updated with a new teaser trailer, as well as an additional cast member. We break the details down below.


The minute-long promo introduces the show’s major plot, with character dialogue providing the major story beats. Theme song Plunderer by Miku Itō kicks in at the 34-second mark.


The series will add the following:

  • Mizuki Sonohara: Aoi Yūki

A visual for the character was also revealed, which you can check out below.

Plunderer Anime Character Visual - Mizuki Sonohara

Plunderer will air on January 8. Funimation will stream the series as a simulcast and produce and English dub for the title.

The full broadcast schedule is as follows (All times JST):

  • Tokyo MX: 1/8/2020 at 25:05 (1/9/2020 at 1:05AM)
  • TV Aichi: 1/8/2020 at 26:35 (1/9/2020 at 2:35AM)
  • KBS Kyoto: 1/8/2020 at 25:05 (1/9/2020 at 1:05AM)
  • Sun TV: 1/8/2020 at 25:30 (1/9/2020 at 1:30AM)
  • BS11: 1/9/2020 at 23:00 (1/9/2020 at 11:00PM)
  • AT-X: 1/10/2020 at 23:00 (1/10/2020 at 11:00PM)

Hiroyuki Kanbe (Oreimo, Gonna be the Twin-Tail!) is directing the title at Geek Toys, with the team of Hiroki Fukuda, Yuka Takashina, and Yūki Fukuchi providing character designs. Masashi Suzuki (Rail Wars!, Kanokon: The Girl Who Cried Fox) is in charge of series composition.

Plunderer Anime VisualThe confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Licht Bach: Yoshiki Nakajima
  • Hina: Rina Honnizumi
  • Linn May: Ari Ozawa
  • Pele: Aoi Ichikawa
  • Nana: Shizuka Itou
  • Jail Murdoch: Yuichiro Umehara

Funimation describes the title as:

In the world of Plunderer, everyone’s born with a number written on their body. Those numbers determine social ranking and go up or down depending on a specific criteria in each person’s life. But when a person’s number drops to zero, they’re sucked into the ground, never to be seen again

Suu Minazuki’s Plunderer manga launched in Kadokawa’s Monthly Shōnen Ace magazine in December 2014. To date, thirteen volumes have been released, with the latest shipping to stores on July 26.

Sources: Animate Times

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