The first promotional video for Goro Taniguchi’s Active Raid anime series has been unveiled. The video features some of Active Raid anime cast and character designs; it also revealed some of the staff members. Active Raid: Special Public Security Fifth Division Third Mobile Assault Eighth Unit (Active Raid: Kidō Kyōshūshitsu Dai-Hakkei) or simply known as Active Raid is directed by Goro Taniguchi, the man behind the very popular anime “Code Geass.”
Text: Mobile Assault Division’s Eighth Unit
Text: A.K.A. The Eighth
Text: Ari Ozawa as Asami Kazari
Text: Shizuka Ishigami as Haruka Hoshimiya
Text: Takahiro Sakurai as Sōichirō Sena
Text: Nobunaga Shimazaki as Takeru Kuroki
Text: Chief Director: Goro Taniguchi
Text: Director: Noriaki Akitaya
Text: Original Character Design: Shun Saeki
Text: Animation Character Design: Asako Nishida
Text: Series Script Supervisor: Naruhisa Arakawa
Text: Music: Kotaro Nakagawa
Text: Active Raid: Special Public Security Fifth Division Third Mobile Assault Eighth Unit
Text: Starts airing on Tokyo MX & other channels in January 2016
Active Raid: Special Public Security Fifth Division Third Mobile Assault Eighth Unit Story:
The story is set in a part of Tokyo that has descended into a quagmire. It follows the Eighth Unit of the Fifth Special Public Security Section’s Third Mobile Assault Division — popularly called “The Eighth” — who don powered armor “Willware” exoskeletons to counter the rise in crime.
Serving as the chief director of the original anime series at Production IMS is Goro Taniguchi. Producing the 3D CG of the show is Orange with Noriaki Akitaya as the director. The scripts are written by Naruhisa Arakawa while providing the original character designs is Shun Saeki, who is famous for Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma. Designing the characters for animation is Asako Nishida while Kotaro Nakagawa composing the music for the series.
Code name: Yu Alexius is an ambiguous entity who loves to talk about anime and Chinese animation in general. An insatiable soul from the Pearl of the Orient, a frustrated writer and a Houtarou Oreki wanna-be. He is a piece of a lunatic and everything crazy.