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Survival horror manga series "High-Rise Invasion" is receiving an anime adaptation to stream in February 2021 on Netflix
October 27, 2020 at 4:12 PM PHT (GMT +8)
The official Twitter of the streaming-platform giant, Netflix has announced during the Netflix Anime Festival 2020 held on Tuesday that the anime series adaptation of Tsuina Miura and Takahiro Ōba's "High-Rise Invasion (Tenkū Shinpan)" survival horror manga series is scheduled to premiere exclusively on Netflix in Spring 2021. Two new key visuals and a teaser trailer video for the series have been also released.
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The series will be animated by animation studio Zero-G with Masahiro Takata directing the anime. Touko Machida will handle the scripts and character designs by Yōichi Ueda. Music will be composed by artists tatsuo and Youichi Sakai. The cast includes Haruka Shiraishi as Yuri Honjō, Shiki Aoki as Mayuko Nise, Akira Sekine as Kuon Shinzaki, Junya Enoki as Rika Honjō, and Yuichiro Umehara as Sniper Mask.
Netflix describes the story as:
High school student Yuri Honjo finds herself lost in an “abnormal space” where countless skyscrapers are connected by suspension bridges and “masked figures” mercilessly slaughter their confused and fleeing victims. To survive in this hellish world, she has two choices: kill the masked figures or be killed. Yuri is determined to survive in order to destroy this irrational world, but what will be her ultimate fate?
The series is based on the Japanese manga series written by Tsuina Miura and illustrated by Takahiro Oba. Its serialization began on the Manga Box service in 2013, being compiled into 21 tankōbon volumes.