Ragna Crimson Releases Pre-Release Trailer, Reveals 2-Cour Length

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The action fantasy anime Ragna Crimson has received a two-minute pre-broadcast trailer previewing its action, characters, and the newly announced ending song “Kakurin” by Watashi Kobayashi

It was also announced that the TV anime will run for two cours with 24 episodes.

Ragna Crimson is set to begin broadcasting in Japan on September 30 (effectively October 1 at 1 AM JST) with a one-hour premiere. The anime is based on the Square Enix-published dark fantasy manga by Daiki Kobayashi, which began serialization in Square Enix’s Monthly Gangan Joker in 2017 and has 12 tankoubon volumes as of June 2023. Penguin Random House describes the story as:

Dragon hunters: warriors armed with special silver weapons who kill their prey for bounty. Lowest among their ranks is Ragna, who forms an improbable partnership with the young genius Leonica, a master dragon slayer with more kills to her name than almost any other. All Ragna wants is to stay by Leonica’s side, but his dream is shattered by an attack from the deadliest dragon imaginable…

The anime is produced by SILVER LINK and has the following main staff:

• Director: Ken Takahashi (Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA ILLYA Licht Nameless Girl assistant director) 
• Character designer: Shinpei Aoki (The Dungeon of Black Company prop designer)
• Series composer and scriptwriter: Deko Akao (When Will Ayumu Make His Move?

Meanwhile, the cast includes

• Chiaki Kobayashi as Ragna
 Ayumu Murase as Crimson
• Inori Minase as Leonica
• Shunsuke Takeuchi as Disas Trois
• Kouzou Shioya as Temruogtaf
• Yoshihito Sasaki as Michael
• Takashi Matsuyama as King Femud
• Nobutoshi Canna as Future Ragna

Source: @ragnacrimson_PR

Melvyn is one of Anime Trending's main news writers. Aside from anime, he can sometimes be found writing about Japanese/anime-related video games, VTubers, manga, and light novels. Occasionally, he'll put out a review or listicle too. Every anime season, he looks forward to discovering new standout episodes and OP/ED animation sequences. Some of his free time is spent self-learning Japanese.
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