Giant Beasts of Ars Previews Opening Song in New Commercial

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The original anime Giant Beasts of Ars has received a 30-second commercial previewing the newly announced opening theme “Hengen Jizai” by PENGUIN RESEARCH.

It was also revealed that the show will premiere in Japan on January 6 (effectively January 7 at 1:25 AM JST). It was previously announced that HIDIVE will stream it for the Winter 2023 season.

Giant Beasts of Ars is set in a world where destructive, gargantuan creatures are rampant, and humans hunt these beasts in order to make use of their remains. Jiro is one such hunter, although a past incident has caused him to turn to alcohol and adopt an apathetic attitude. However, Jiro has to put his sorrows aside to save Kumi, a girl who escaped from a research facility and is being pursued.

The anime is directed by Akira Oguro (Namuamida Butsu! Rendai UtenaFinal Fantasy Legends: Hikari to Yami no Senshi and Yuusha Shirei Dagwon character designer) is directing with Norimitsu Kaihou (Akudama Drive co-series composer) as series composer and scriptwriter, Illustrator Ashito Ooyari as original character designer, and Hiroshi Shimizu (Megalo Box) and Masato Katou (Peach Boy Riverside co-character designer) as character designers. Shuji Katayama and Akinari Suzuki are composing the music. Asahi Production is the animation production company.

Meanwhile, the cast includes Hina Youmiya as Kumi, Toshiyuki Morikawa as Jiro, Yuu Serizawa as Mia, Hiromu Mineta as Meran, and Youko Hikasa as Romana.


Source: Giant Beasts of Ars website

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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