TV anime adaptation of Kachō Hashimoto’s (橋本花鳥) fantasy manga “Cagaster of an Insect Cage” (虫籠のカガステル) confirms to premiere worldwide on 6th February on Netflix. A new PV, key visual and addition cast is also revealed.
The anime is produced by newly formed Studio KAI and directed by “The Tower of Druaga” anime series director Koichi Chigira (千明 孝一). “Black Cat’s” Shuuichi Kouyama (神山 修一) is in charge of series scripts, while “Spirited Away” key animation Akihiko Yamashita (山下 明彦) designs the characters. Okinawa Gonzo company is responsible for the 3D CG work.
The video also previews the opening song “Be ZERO” performed by Hilchryme. The music group will also perform the ending theme song “The Cowardly Wolf 2019” (臆病な狼 2019).
Thirty years after a disease that turns the infected into carnivorous insects emerged, a young exterminator and a teenage girl search for her mother.
▍Cast and Characters
■ Kidō – CV: Yoshimasa Hosoya (細谷佳正)
■ Iri – CV: Kana Hanazawa (花澤香菜)
■ Ahato – CV: Natsuki Hanae (花江夏樹)
■ Franz – CV: Takahiro Sakurai (櫻井孝宏)
■ Griffith – CV: Daisuke Namikawa (浪川大輔)
■ Mario – CV: Toshiyuki Morikawa (森川智之)
■ Jin – CV: Kazuyuki Okitsu (興津和幸)
■ Kashim – CV: Junichi Suwabe (諏訪部順一)
■ Hadi – CV: Tomohiro Shiozaki (塩崎智弘)
■ Aisha – CV: Ai Kayano (茅野愛衣)