A new promotional video released for the TV original anime Deca-Dence revealed that the series will start airing in Japan from July 8, 2020. The new PV also revealed the additional cast for the series.
Funimation will be streaming the anime for worldwide audiences as the series airs in Japan!
The series, categorized as Sci-fi anime, is directed by Yuzuru Tachikawa of Death Parade and Mob Psycho 100 fame. The script is being handled by Hiroshi Seko, who has previously worked with Tachikawa on both seasons of Mob Psycho 100. The music is composed by Masahiro Tokuda and character design for animation is handled by Shinichi Kurita, who was part of the Death Parade team. The animation is being done by NUT (known for Saga of Tanya the evil) and will be its third anime series.
Many years have passed since humanity was driven to the brink of extinction by the sudden emergence of the unknown life forms Gadoll.Those humans that survived now dwell in a 3000m-high mobile fortress Deca-dence built to protect themselves from the Gadoll threat.
Denizens of Deca-dence fall into two categories: Gears, warriors who fight the Gadoll daily, and Tankers, those without the skills to fight. One day, Natsume (CV: Tomori Kusunoki), a Tanker girl who dreams of becoming a Gear meets surly Kaburagi (CV: Katsuyuki Konishi), an armor repairman of Deca-dence.
This chance meeting between the seemingly two opposites, the girl with a positive attitude who never gives up on her dreams and the realist who has given up on his, will eventually shake the future course of this world.
Additional cast of anime includes;
The anime’s opening theme “Theatre of Life” performed by Konomi Suzuki can be heard in the PV.
The series will be broadcast on AT-X, Tokyo MX and other channels in Japan.