Eien no 831 Premieres January 30, New Visual Released

The upcoming Eien no 831 anime will premiere in Japan on January 30. A new visual was also released.

The feature-length anime will feature music from Gou Shiina (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba co-composer). Angela is performing the main theme song, while KanoeRana is performing the opening theme.

Eien no 831 is meant to celebrate WOWOW’s 30th anniversary and will release in January 2022. WOWOW was established in 1984 but began its pay TV satellite broadcasting service in 1991. It later began digital broadcasting in 2000 and ended analog broadcasting in 2011.

The anime follows Suzushirou, a young man with an uncontrollable time-stopping ability. One day, he encounters Nazuna, a girl who also has the same power. When Suzushirou learns that Nazuna’s powers are being used to commit crimes, he impulsively reaches out to her.

Kenji Kamiyama (Napping PrincessGhost in the Shell: Standalone Complex) is the movie’s director and writer. Other staff include Kouichirou Kouno (Muhyo & Roji’s Bureau of Supernatural Investigation) as character designer, Hiroki Matsuura (Blood Blockade Battlefront) as CG director, and Hiroshi Takiguchi (Weathering with You) as art director. CRAFTAR is the animation production studio. 

The main cast includes Suzushirou Asano, Nazuna Hashimoto, and Seri Agawa as Souma SaitouM.A.O., and Kazuyuki Okitsu respectively. The other cast members include Youko Hikasa as Akina, Akio Ootsuka as Muroto, Takatsugu Awazu as Sugoroku, Takayuki Kondou and Ryouta Iwasaki as the Sakata Brothers (older and younger respectively), Seiichirou Yamashita as Donki, and Rei Igarashi as Kyouko Kagami.


Source: Eien no 831 Twitter

Melvyn originally wanted to write about video games, so he spent a few years, starting from his college days, doing so. He still likes video games, but now focuses on writing anime-related news content and the occasional review for Anime Trending. Some of his free time is spent self-learning Japanese, both out of interest in the language and because English-translated light novels and manga are expensive.
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