Studio Trigger’s upcoming original anime “BNA: Brand New Animal” (BNA ビー・エヌ・エー) streams a new PV that previews the opening theme song “Ready to” by the anime’s character, Michiru Kagemori (CV: Sumire Morohoshi). It is also announced that electronic musician AAAMYYY is performing the ending theme song “Night Running.”
The anime is scheduled to premiere on 8th April 2020. The first six episodes will premiere exclusively on Netflix on 21st March.
In the 21st century, animal-humans are hiding in the dark.
The story follows Michiru Kagemori (影森みちる), who was a normal human being and suddenly turns in to an animal-human. She escapes to a special area named “Anima City” (アニマシティ) and meets Shirou Ogami (大神士郎), a wolf-human who hates normal humans a lot.
They share their lives and get to know about each other. When they try to find out why Michiru suddenly became animal-human, they get into a part of the large incident…
▍Staff and Production
“Little Witch Academia” director Yoh Yoshinari (吉成 曜) is directing the anime at Trigger, with “Kill la Kill” head writer Kazuki Nakashima (中島 かずき) writing the scripts.
Genice Chan is the conceptual artist, and “Sakura Wars: The Movie” key animation Yusuke Yoshigaki (芳垣 祐介) is the character designer. Anime movie“Garo: Divine Flame” key animation Naoki Takeda (竹田 直樹) is serving as chief animation director.
▍ Characters and Cast
■ Michiru Kagemori (影森みちる) CV: Sumire Morohoshi (諸星すみれ)
■ Shirou Ogami (大神士郎) – CV: Yoshimasa Hosoya (細谷佳正)
■ Maria Naganawa (日渡なずな) – CV: Maria Naganawa (長縄まりあ)
■ Alan Sylvasta (アラン・シルヴァスタ) – CV: Kaito Ishikawa (石川界人)
■ Barbaray Rose (バルバレイ・ロゼ) – CV: Gara Takashima (高島雅羅)
■ Marīe Itami (マリー伊丹) – CV:Michiyo Murase (村瀬迪与)
■ Kōichi Ishizaki (石崎浩一) – CV: Kenji Nomura (乃村健次)
■ Yūji Tachiki (立木勇次) – CV: Hiroshi Naka (中博史)
■ Jem Horner (ジェム・ホーナー) – CV: Hiroshi Yanaka (家中宏)
■ Melissa Horner (メリッサ・ホーナー) – CV: Kimiko Saitō (斉藤貴美子)
■ Giuliano Flip (ジュリアーノ・フリップ) – CV: Youhei Tadano (多田野曜平)
■ Prime Minister Shiramizu of Japan (白水總理) – CV: Houchu Ohtsuka (大塚芳忠)