Too Kyo Games’ Tribe Nine baseball battle series announced the premiere date for the anime.
Kodoani.com – Tribe Nine, the new anime created by the staff behind the hit series Danganronpa, will premiere on January 10.
The sports/fighting anime series premiere has been announced by Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu. The anime is just an offshoot of the Tribe Nine series, which will also include a mobile game, an original manga, and a Webtoon. The series is the latest creation by Kazutaka Kodaka, who is known for leading the development of the classic Danganronpa series. Kodaka will once again be joined by Danganronpa’s character designer Rui Komatsuzaki, as well as composer Masafumi Takada. The anime is being co-produced by Kodaka’s new studio, Too Kyo Games, mobile game publisher Akatsuki Inc., studio Liden Films, and anime distributor Funimation. The anime will be released through Funimation’s streaming service worldwide.
Tribe Nine is set in a colorful yet post-apocalyptic future in Neo Too Kyo’s fictional Tokyo-inspired city. Gangs vie for control of the city by competing against each other in a new, more violent version of baseball, featuring sticks, gloves, and other gadgets that can also turn into weapons of the future. The anime’s producers have released the anime’s opening title sequence to YouTube, providing a preview of the anime’s unique visual style and a look at the various gangs that will fight over the glossy diamond baseball after the show premiered.
The anime features an all-star voice cast, headed by Akira Ishida, who anime fans may know for voicing Kaworu Nagisa in Neon Genesis Evangelion, and Shun Horie, who voiced Aether in Genshin Impact. . The cast also includes Chiharu Sawashiro (Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway), Mai Fuchigami (Persona 5), Mutsumi Tamura (1 3 Sentinels: Aegis Rim), Shouya Chiba (Visual Prison), Hiroshi Naka (One Piece), and Junichi Sawabe (Yuri). On Ice).
The new franchise is the biggest project that Too Kyo Games has attempted. The company was founded by Kodaka and several other key members of the Danganronpa development team after they left developer Spike Chunsoft following the release of the third entry in that series in 2017. Too Kyo Games released two previous games, the novel Death Come True, and the game World’s End Club, both of which were released in 2020 to mixed reviews. Spike Chunsoft recently re-released all 3 main Danganronpa games for the Nintendo Switch in a collection that includes Danganronpa S: Ultimate Summer Camp.