The cast members and the character designs for upcoming anime series Active Raid by the Code Geass director Goro Taniguchi has been revealed. The cast members and the character designs were unveiled in the first promotional video for Active Raid which features the anime cast and the designs.
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 who is famous for his works on the popular anime series Code Geass.
Active Raid Anime 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.
|Nobunaga Shimazaki as Takeru Kuroki|
Nobunaga Shimazaki as Takeru Kuroki, a lieutenant who uses the Strike Intercepter Willware
|Strike Intercepter Willware|
|Takahiro Sakurai as Sōichirō Sena|
Takahiro Sakurai as Sōichirō Sena, a lieutenant who uses the Elf Sigma Willware
Elf Sigma Willware
|Ari Ozawa as Asami Kazari|
Ari Ozawa as Asami Kazari, a genius 19-year-old lieutenant
|Shizuka Ishigami as Haruka Hoshimiya|
Shizuka Ishigami as Haruka Hoshimiya, a sergeant
The other characters include:
Yasuharu Funasaka, the captain of the Eighth Unit
Rin Yamabuki, the senior superintendent in charge of the Eighth Unit
Madoka Amano, an operator
“Kyōkai-san,” a mechanic
Tomoki Hachijō, Kōki Training Academy’s student council president
Hinata Yamabuki, Rin’s little sister who lives with her, and Kōki Training Academy’s student council member
Mythos, a handsome youth (true identity unknown)
Liko, a maid character who can be installed in every digital device from smartphones to PCs
Well, the character designs looks interesting and cool, for anime fans who are excited to see this new work by Taniguchi, you’d better be ready because Active Raid anime series will premiere on January of 2016 on Tokyo MX and several TV channels.