Megaton Musashi Anime Gets New, Action-Packed Trailer

The upcoming Megaton Musashi mecha anime has received a new trailer, which previews its characters, action, and the song “MUSASHI” by Nijiiro Samurai’s Zuma. The anime will premiere on October 1 in Japan.

Megaton Musashi is a part of a multimedia project which includes an upcoming RPG by Level-5 as well as toys and comics. The anime is set on an Earth where 99.9% of humans have been wiped out by an extraterrestrial threat. As the aliens carry out terraforming, humanity is forced to retreat into shelters. 

The inhabitants of Shelter Ixia have their memories of the invasion erased and live normal lives in ignorance. However, among the inhabitants are “chosen ones” who become pilots of a robot called Rogue, with their purpose being to battle against the aliens. The story involves the selection of a new pilot.

Level-5 game designer Toshihiko Kuriaki is credited for the concept art, while CEO Akihiro Hino is credited as the anime’s chief director, original creator, series composer, and scriptwriter. Other Megaton Musashi staff include Shigeharu Takahashi (Yōkai Watch Jam – Eiga Yōkai Gakuen Y: Neko wa Hīrō ni Nareruka) as director, Takuzō Nagano (Megaton Musashi game) as the original character designer, Yūji Ikeda (Inazuma Eleven: Orion no Kokuin) as character designer, and Ken’ichirō Saigō (Yōkai Watch) as music composer. OLM is the animation production company.

Meanwhile, the cast includes Toshiki Masuda as Yamato Ichidaiji, Shunsuke Takeuchi as Ryugo Hijikata, Sōma Saitō as Teru Asami, Kōki Uchiyama as Reiji Amemiya, Sumire Morohoshi as Jun Kirishima, Megumi Han as Momoka Saotome, Ayumu Murase as Kota Akutagawa, and Yūki Kaji as Takumi Kindaichi.

Other cast members include Ayana Taketatsu as Yūka Nishino, Mariya Ise as Sayaka Minami, Miyuki Sawashiro as Queen, Yumiri Hanamori as Haruki Kitane, Aoi Yūki as Aoi Hoshino, and Kazuhiro Yamaji as Genta Ibuse.

Source: LEVEL5ch YouTube channel

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