Funimation announced on their official blog that they will start streaming the origin anime series Deca – Dence from this summer. The anime is set to premier in Japan at the same time (July 2020). The project was announced by KADOKAWA in July last year.
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.
Deca- dence is set in a world where all of humanity lives on a giant moving fortress and follows the fight against a treacherous legion. According to Tachikawa, the anime will have a large-scale worldview with drama, monsters, and a large moving fortress.