The official website for Mahō Shōjo Magical Destroyers (Magical Girl Magical Destroyers) dropped some big news today! Apparently, the underground art and music creator Jun Inagawa is behind this original television anime. And guess what? A new visual was also revealed, teasing us even more for the show’s April 7th debut. This anime will be airing in the Animeism programming block on MBS, TBS, and BS-TBS channels.
The anime is about four otakus who find themselves in the middle of an epic battle for freedom. Why, you ask? Well, it turns out a mysterious force has appeared out of nowhere and is hell-bent on wiping out otaku culture, starting in the year 2008.
The anime’s previously revealed cast includes:
- Makoto Furukawa as the Otaku Hero
- Fairouz Ai as Anarchy
- Aimi as Blue
- Tomoyo Kurosawa as Pink
- Tomori Kusunoki as Kyōtarō
- Sōma Saitō as SHOBON
- Yū Serizawa as Slayer
- Kazuyuki Okitsu as Nick
- Tomokazu Sugita as Old Leader
- Junji Majima as Military Otaku
- Takehito Koyasu as Game Otaku
- Shō Okumura as Train Otaku
- Ikuto Kanemasa as JSDF Otaku
- Tetsu Inada as Anime Otaku
- Haruki Ishiya as Idol Otaku
- Shinya Takahashi as Pro-Wrestling Otaku
Alright, it’s time to meet the dream team behind the upcoming anime, Mahō Shōjo Magical Destroyers (Magical Girl Magical Destroyers)! The show’s story and original character designs are credited to the one and only Inagawa. And let’s not forget the mastermind director Hiroshi Ikehata ( FLCL Progressive, Kiratto Pri☆Chan) is directing the anime at Bibury Animation Studio. Helping him out as assistant director is Masao Kawase, who’s already proved his skills as action director in Azure Striker Gunvolt and Kiratto Pri☆Chan.
The scriptwriter in charge of the series is none other than Daishiro Tanimura, who’s penned episodes for Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet and Golden Kamuy. The opening theme song “MAGICAL DESTROYER” is performed by Blue’s very own voice actress, Aimi, and the ending theme song “Gospelion in a classic love” is brought to us by the talented artist unit The 13th tailor, composed by Akira Hashiba.
The franchise is even getting its own smartphone game titled Magical Girl Destroyers Kai, featuring the anime’s heroines Anarchy, Blue, and Pink, along with a new character named Peace, voiced by Sumire Uesaka. And let’s not forget the game’s theme song “Rebellion,” also sung by Uesaka. Pre-registration is already open, so don’t miss out!
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