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Hip hop mixed media project 'Paradox Live' announces TV anime for 2023

The upcoming hip hop anime features an all-star cast of prominent voice actors.

By: Nicole S. Castro on May 28, 2022 at 22:22 PHT

Teaser promotions have been released for a TV anime adaptation of hip hop mixed media project Paradox Live, slated for 2023.

Paradox Live is a mixed media project that began in 2019. The story is set in a futuristic version of Japan where people form teams that compete on stage to become number one in their music. The series focuses on four of the teams: BAE, The Cat's Whiskers, cozmez, and Akanyatsura. Their profiles are written in detail in both Japanese and English on the official website.

Cast (BAE)

  • Allen Sugasano (CV: Gakuto Kajiwara)

  • Yeon Hajun (CV: Ayumu Murase)

  • Anne Faulkner (CV: 96Neko)

Cast (The Cat's Whiskers)

  • Naoakira Saimon (CV: Ryota Takeuchi)

  • Yohei Kanbayashi (CV: Yuu Hayashi)

  • Ryu Natsume (CV: Natsuki Hanae)

  • Shiki Ando (CV: Jyunta Terashima)

Cast (cozmez)

  • Kanata Yatonokami (CV: Yusuke Kobayashi)

  • Nayuta Yatonokami (CV: Toshiyuki Toyonaga)

Cast (Akanyatsura)

  • Iori Suiseki (CV: Takayuki Kondo)

  • Zen Gaho (CV: Shima)

  • Hokusai Masaki (CV: Shunichi Toki)

  • Satsuki Ito (CV: Tasuku Hatanaka)

  • Reo Maruyama (CV: Shogo Yano)


  • Character design (BAE): AKIAKANE

  • Character design (The Cat's Whiskers): Kuniharu Komiya

  • Character design (cozmez): Kinako

  • Character design (Akanyatsura): Harada

  • Music production: D.O.C -Division Of Creators- (NEW WORLD PRODUCTIONS INC.)

Source: Paradox Live official Twitter, official website, Comic Natalie




Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.


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