The TV anime adaptation of Death Note and Bakuman authors Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata’s Platinum End manga has revealed new visuals, 2nd PV and theme songs. The anime is scheduled to premiere on October 7, 2021.
The newly revealed visuals highlights the five candidates in the contest to decide the next God, and their motivations to win. The opening song “Sense”, is performed by BAND-MAID, and the ending song “Surrender Theory”(降伏論) is performed by Yuu Miyashita.
▼ Yuu Miyashita
The anime will have an uninterrupted 24-episode run adapting the manga’s entire story from October 2021 to March 2022.
Mirai Kakehashi is a young student fed up with a life of abuse from his uncle and aunt who raised him since his parents’ death but is saved by a Guardian Angel called Nasse after attempting to commit suicide. Upon learning from Nasse that his foster parents were responsible for the deaths of his father and mother, Mirai uses the powers she bestowed on him in order to confront them and enact justice.
However, Mirai’s ordeals are just beginning as Nasse soon after informs him that God will retire in 999 days and thirteen candidates to replace him were selected including Mirai himself. To make matters worse, not only can Mirai not refuse to take part in the contest to decide the next God, but among the other candidates, there are those capable of anything to win, including killing all the competition as soon as possible.
▍Staff and Production
Original Works: Tsugumi Ohba, Takeshi Obata [Serializing at Jump SQ.]
1st Series Director: Hideya Takahashi
2nd Series Director: Kazuchika Kise
Characters Design: Kōji Ōdate
Series Composition: Shinichi Inotsume
CGI Director: Masanori Ikeda (Digital Frontier)
Sound Director: Takatoshi Hamano
Music Production: Magic Capsule
Editing: Yusuke Ueno (IMAGICA Entertainment Media Service)
Music: Masahiro Tokuda
■ Mirai Kakehashi – CV: Miyu Irino
■ Nasse – CV: Yui Ogura
■ Saki Hanakago – CV: M.A.O
■ Revel – CV: Natsuki Hanae
■ Nanato Mukaidō – CV: Toshiyuki Morikawa
■ Baret – CV: Ai Kayano
■ Kanade Uryū – CV: Kaito Ishikawa
■ Meyza – CV: Kikuko Inoue
■ Hajime Sokotani – CV: Tomoaki Maeno
■ Balta – CV: Hikaru Midorikawa