Robot Anime “Kyoukai Senki” to Begin Broadcast and Distribution on October 4

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BANDAI SPIRITS and SUNRISE BEYOND will begin broadcasting and distributing the original robot animation work “Kyoukai Senki” on October 4.

In addition to terrestrial broadcasting, “Kyoukai Senki” will be archived and distributed on YouTube at the same time. This “hybrid video development” will respond to the diversified viewing environment.

In addition, a special video of the beginning of the first episode is being distributed on BANDAI SPIRITS official YouTube channel ahead of the broadcast from October. This special video is about 11 minutes long and includes the beginning of the story describing the encounter between ‘Shiiba Amou’, a boy who loves machines, and ‘Guy’, an autonomous thinking AI, as well as the opening video.

【The first episode of “Kyoukai Senki” has been released in advance! Scheduled to start broadcasting in October 2021!】

|“Kyoukai Senki” broadcasting and distribution information, staff

broadcast

TV Tokyo: Every Monday from October 4, 25:30 – 26:00
MBS: Tuesdays from Oct. 5, 27:30-28:00
BS11: Fridays from October 8, 7:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Free Archive

BANDAI SPIRITS Official YouTube Channel: Every Wednesday from October 6, 8:00 p.m.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuxB1suCoCqAKiljh_0xE4A

Staff

Planning and Production: SUNRISE BEYOND
Director: Nobuyoshi Habara
Series Composition: Toru Kimura
Character Design: Kenichi Onuki
Mechanical Design: Yuya Koyanagi (KEN OKUYAMA DESIGN), Kanetake Ebigawa, Kenji Teraoka, Ippei Katabe
Main Mechanical Animators: Shinya Kujubegi, Hiroshi Arisawa
Mechanical Design Supervisor: Kiyoyuki Okuyama (KEN OKUYAMA DESIGN)
Art: Studio Naya
Music: Rasmus Faber
Planning Cooperation: BANDAI SPIRITS

|“The story and characters of “Kyoukai Senki

Story

In 2061 AD, Japan was ruled.

The world has been divided and ruled by the four major economic blocs, and the Japanese are being oppressed as subjugated people. Japan became the front line of the world where AMAIM, a humanoid special mobile weapon deployed by each economic zone, strode about.

One day, a machine-loving boy named Amou Shiiba meets an autonomous thinking AI named “Guy”. One day, he meets “Guy,” an autonomous thinking AI. This leads Amou to throw himself into a battle to reclaim Japan. Riding on the AMAIM “Kembu” that he built himself.

Characters

Shiiba Amou

A 16-year-old who is not good at socializing. His hobby is collecting parts. He has been living a depressing life, but his world changes when he meets the autonomous thinking AI “Guy”.

Tezuka Gashin

A 16-year-old member of the Resistance. He is calm and blunt. He is in pursuit of the mysterious “Ghost,” the avenger of his father.

Shishibe Zion

A 16-year-old with a mature personality. Her special skill is the naginata. Following in the footsteps of her grandfather, who was a potter, she dreams of reviving Himeno-yaki, a pottery that was abandoned after the invasion.

I-LeS (I-LeS Autonomous Thinking AI)

Gai

I-LeS (Autonomous Thinking AI), an AI with an ego, manly and sometimes wild. He and Amou are good partners in battle and in their personal lives.

Kei

An I-LeS with the same development history as Gai, it inherits data from the tactical AI used by Tetsuka’s father. Her personality is calm and she has a female voice.

Nayutah.

I-LeS, a self-proclaimed Italian gentleman, calls himself Angelo. He may sound frivolous, but he is highly loyal to his partner, Xion.

Mechanical

Kembu

A close-combat MAILeS (AMAIM equipped with I-LeS). The passenger is Amou. The onboard AI is Guy.

Jawbone

A MAILeS that specializes in shooting and sniping, with Tetsuka as its passenger. The onboard AI is Kay.

Reiki

The passenger is Xion. The onboard AI is Nayuta.Main weapon is a naginata.

|Another Kyoukai Senki “Kyoukai Senki Frosted Flower” serialization started in Monthly Hobby Japan.

The serialization of “Kyoukai Senki Frost Flower”, a gaiden story of “Kyoukai Senki”, has started in the September issue of Monthly Hobby Japan (published by Hobby Japan), on sale July 21. In the Gaiden, a different story from the anime “Kyoukai Senki” unfolds with a variety of realistic examples and text.

【~Kyoukai Senki Frost Flower Synopsis】

Japan has been divided and ruled by the major powers. A resistance organization called “Toki no Gokko” operating in the north of the country succeeds in stealing an AMAIM that was secretly being transported by the Grand Eurasian Union. The autonomous AI installed in the AMAIM hides a surprising secret, and the tide of war soon begins to rise as it is tossed about by a false intelligence.

Planning: SUNRISE BEYOND
Scenario: Kazuho Hyodo
Character Design: Kenichi Onuki
Mechanic Design: Yuya Koyanagi (KEN OKUYAMA DESIGN), Kanetake Ebigawa, Kenji Teraoka, Ippei Katabe
Mechanic Design Supervisor: Kiyoyuki Okuyama (KEN OKUYAMA DESIGN)

[Cooperation]
BANDAI SPIRITS
Hobby Japan

Plastic models will also be released.

A plastic model of the mecha “Meilesbyakuchi” that appears in “Kyoukai Senki Frost Flower” will go on sale in September.

|The “Kyoukai Senki” plastic model series is coming soon!

The “Kyoukai Senki” plastic model series will continue to appear in the future. The shape of the model was pursued through repeated revisions to the detailed lines, and after structural verification of the 1/1 scale model with a height of about 10 meters, which is the setting of the work, it was sculpted into a 1/72 model with the aim of becoming the “real thing.

【HG 1/72 Meilekenb】

Scheduled for release in October / Price: 2,640 yen (including tax) / Ages: 15 and up

【HG 1/72 Van Yip Boomerang】

Scheduled for release in October / Price: 2,640 yen (including tax) / Ages: 15 and up

【HG 1/72 Meireles Jaw Gun】

Scheduled for release in November / Price: 2,640 yen (including tax) / Ages: 15 and up


【HG 1/72 special armored transport vehicle】

Scheduled for release in November / Price: 3,300 yen (including tax) / Ages: 15 and up

【HG 1/72 Meireles Reiki】

Scheduled for release in December / Price: 2,640 yen (including tax) / Ages: 15 and up

【HG 1/72 Amein Ghost】

Scheduled for release in December / Price: 3,080 yen (including tax) / Ages: 15 and up

【Figure-rise Standard Shirabe Sion】

Scheduled for release in December / Price: 3,630 yen (including tax) / Ages: 15 and up

※”Detailed images of the HG 1/72 Amein Ghost and Figure-rise Standard Sion will be released at a later date.

|Other Related Information

Figure “ROBOT: Soul Kembu

Scheduled for release in October
Price: 4,950 yen (tax included)
Target age: 15 years and older

T-shirt

Scheduled for release in October
Price: 3,300 yen each (tax included)

Card

Collection cards (3 cards per pack)

Scheduled for release on November 27
Price: 220 yen (tax included)

※Images are under supervision.

©2021 SUNRISE BEYOND INC

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