TV anime adaptation of FLIPFLOPs’ supernatural suspense manga Darwin’s Game (ダーウィンズゲーム) unveils its first PV. The anime will premiere on January, 2020.
Yoshinobu Tokumoto (徳本善信) is directing the series at Nexus. Shū Miyama from FLIPFLOPs is writing the scripts. “ViVid Strike!” main animator Kazuya Nakanishi (中西和也) is designing the characters.
Newly added cast include: Nichika Ōmori (大森日雅) as Rain; Taku Yashiro (八代 拓) as Ryūji; and Yumiri Hanamori (花守ゆみり) as Sui/Sōta. They will be joining previously announced cast Yusuke Kobayashi (小林裕介) and Reina Ueda (上田麗奈), who play as Kaname Kudo and Shuka Karino, repectively.
― 予測不能の極限異能力バトル ―
— 「ダーウィンズゲーム」公式 (@d_game_official) October 29, 2019
The story begins when an ordinary high school student Kaname Sudo receives an invitation from a mysterious app “Darwin’s Game.” After launching the app, he got involved in battles that players are forced to fight each other using their supernatural powers. Not knowing what is happening, Kaname tries to survive through the battles against strong players attacking him. Then he learns from female player Shuka Karino that there is no way to quit the game.