Platinum End Previews Characters, Opening Song With New Trailer

The upcoming Platinum End anime has received a new trailer, which previews its characters and the opening song, “Sense” by BAND-MAID. 

Platinum End also received a new visual and the announcement of Yū Miyashita as the singer of the ending song, “Gōfukuron.” 

The anime is set to premiere in Fall 2021, with an advance screening of the first two episodes to take place on October 3 in Japan. Crunchyroll will simulcast the show outside of Japan.

Platinum End’s staff includes Hideya Takahashi (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind) as the first series director, Kazuchika Kise (Fate Grand Order THE MOVIE Paladin:Agateram co-character designer) as the second series director, Kōji Ōya (No Game No Life) as the character designer, and Shinichi Inotsume (Gleipnir) as the series composer.

Other staff include KUSANAGI’s Hideyasu Narita (Moriarty the Patriot second cour co-art director) as the art director, Ayumi Ikeda (Triage X) as the color designer, Digital Frontier’s Masanori Ikeda (Infini-T Force) as 3DCG director. Signal.MD is in charge of the animation production, while Kusanagi is contributing the backgrounds.  

Meanwhile, the cast includes Miyu Irino as Mirai Kakehashi, Yui Ogura as Nasse, M.A.O. as Saki Hanakago, Natsuki Hanae as Rubel, Toshiyuki Morikawa as Nanato Mukaidō, Ai Kayano as Bare, Kaito Ishikawa as Kanade Uryū, Kikuko Inoue as Meiza, Tomoaki Maeno as Hajime Sokotani, and Hikaru Midorikawa as Balta.

Platinum End is based on the manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and drawn by Takeshi Obata, the same writer and artist who were behind Death Note. Viz describes the story as:

As his classmates celebrate their middle school graduation, troubled Mirai is mired in darkness. But his battle is just beginning when he receives some salvation from above in the form of an angel. Now Mirai is pitted against 12 other chosen humans in a battle in which the winner becomes the next god of the world. Mirai has an angel in his corner, but he may need to become a devil to survive.

Sources: PONY CANYON YouTube channel, Platinum End website

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