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'Spriggan' releases main PV for Netflix worldwide premiere in June 2022

The extensive cast for Spriggan is introduced, with the latest being Lieutenant-Colonel Maria Clemente (CV: Saori Hayami).

By: Nicole S. Castro on May 27, 2022 at 10:52 PHT

The main PV for sci-fi original net animation (ONA) Spriggan has been released.

The anime will premiere on Netflix worldwide on June 18, 2022. It is slated for six episodes lasting 45 minutes each. The show is animated by David Production.

©︎Spriggan PROJECT

Spriggan takes place in the last years of the Cold War where mysterious and unknown objects called out-of-place artifacts (OOPArt) are discovered in various parts of the world, leading to a secret war between various forces against the ARCAM Corporation, an organization that placed itself as the guardians of the OOPArts in order to prevent them from being used as weapons.

The main PV introduces the story as well as the cast. The latest character to be revealed is Lieutenant-Colonel Maria Clemente from the British Military. She is voiced by Saori Hayami.

The opening theme song featured in the PV is Seeking the Truth feat. YAHZARAH, composed by Taisei Iwasaki. The ending theme song is Ancient Creations feat. Shing02, also composed by Iwasaki.


  • Yu Ominae (CV: Chiaki Kobayashi)

  • Jean Jacquemonde (CV: Yōhei Azakami)

  • Director Yamamoto (CV: Kenji Hamada)

  • Yoshino Somei (CV: Mariya Ise)

  • Iwao Akatsuki (CV: Yoshimasa Hosoya)

  • Larry Markson (CV: Ryota Takeuchi)

  • Steve H. Foster (CV: Akio Otsuka)

  • Mirage (CV: Takehito Koyasu)

  • Rie Yamabishi (CV: Mitsuho Kambe)

  • Bowman (CV: Takayuki Sugo)

  • Koichi Moroha (CV: Ken Narita)

  • Colonel McDougal (CV: Ayumu Murase)

Spriggan is a sci-fi manga series written by Hiroshi Takashige and illustrated by Ryōji Minagawa. It was serialized in Shogakukan's shōnen manga magazines Weekly Shōnen Sunday and Shōnen Sunday Zōkan from 1989 to 1996. In North America, the manga was first licensed by Viz Media, under the title Striker. The manga has been licensed by Seven Seas Entertainment, with its original title, in 2022.

Spriggan was first adapted into an anime film by Studio 4°C in 1998. A PlayStation game in 1999 called Spriggan: Lunar Verse was also based on the manga with some material created for the game.


  • Original work: Hiroshi Takashige and Ryōji Minagawa's "Spriggan" (serialized in Shogakukan's Weekly Shounen Sunday)

  • Director: Hiroshi Kobayashi

  • Assistant director: Shohei Miyake

  • Series composition/Script: Hiroshi Seko

  • Character design/Chief animation director: Shuhei Handa

  • Sub-character design/Chief animation director: Nao Naitou

  • Production design: JNTHED

  • Art director: Yuji Kaneko

  • Color setting: Osamu Mikasa, Azusa Sasaki

  • CG director: Norihito Ishii

  • Cinematographers: Yousuke Motoki, Nobuyuki Murakami, Ryo Kujirai

  • Editor: Akinori Mishima

  • Music: Taisei Iwasaki

  • Sound director: Yukio Nagasaki

  • Mixer: Yoshio Ohara

  • Sound effects: Hiromune Kurahashi, Yuika Shiraishi

  • Sound production: Dax Productions

  • Music production: Avex Pictures

  • Production: david production

  • Produced by: Spriggan Project

Source: Spriggan 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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