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'EX-Arm' TV anime series reveals new cast members, rock band 'Dizzy Sunfist' to perform ending theme song
November 21, 2020 at 1:41 PM PHT (GMT +8)
The official website of the TV anime adaptation of HiRock and Shinya Komi's "EX-Arm" science fiction manga series has revealed on Saturday two new cast members for the anime series which will begin broadcasting in January 2021. It also revealed that Japanese band Dizzy Sunfist will perform the ending theme song for the anime series.
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The two additional cast members are Miyu Tomita to voice the character Yggdrasil, and Satomi Arai for the character Kaori Munakata.
The TV anime adaptation for the "EX-Arm" series will be produced by animation studio Visual Flight and will be directed by Yoshikatsu Kimura, with Tommy Morton in charge of the scripts and Sō Kimura as composer. The previously announced cast members includes Sōma Saitō as Akira Natsume, Mikako Komatsu as Minami Uezono, Akari Kitō as Arma, Daisuke Namikawa as Soushi Shiga, Sumire Uesaka as Chikage Rokuoin, Yui Ishikawa as Alisa Himegami, Taku Yashiro as Kimura, Shōmaru Zōza as Kondo, Koji Yusa as Shūichi Natsume, and Yu Kobayashi as Sōma.
The three-member rock band 'Dizzy Sunfirst' was announced to perform the ending theme song for the anime titled "Diamonds Shine". Meanwhile, the opening theme song titled "Rise Again" was announced previously to be performed by Japanese pop punk group 'Airflip'
The series was originally scheduled to be released on July 2020 but was later delayed to "October 2020 or later" due to the effects of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
The new anime series is based on the Japanese manga series written by HiRock and illustrated by Shinya Komi which was serialized in Shueisha's seinen manga magazine Grand Jump from February 2015 to December 2017, and later on Shueisha's Shōnen Jump+ website from December 2017 to June 2019. Shueisha compiled its chapters into fourteen tankōbon volumes. A sequel manga titled Ex-Arm EXA began in Grand Jump Mucha in August 2019. (via Wiki)