The original TV anime features music idol units bringing joy to people on a futuristic earth damaged by global warming.
By: Nicole S. Castro on March 25, 2022 at 18:09 PHT
Upcoming original TV anime Technoroid: Overmind has released a teaser video. It will air in July 2022 and is animated by studio Doga Kobo.
Technoroid is a mixed media project with original concepts by Noriyasu Agematsu, RUCCA, and Elements Garden. It is produced by CyberAgent in collaboration with Avex Pictures and Elements Garden.
The story is set in the future wherein global warming has melted the ice caps and submerged most of earth underwater.
The World Government has tasked robots and androids to take over jobs that would now be unsafe for humans. As humanity lives hidden from the sun, performers at the Entertainment Tower Babel sing and give them hope.
The teaser introduces the main cast by their music units, namely:
Cobalt (CV: Kazuki Ura)
Hrom (CV: Satoi Shibuya)
Kei (CV: Hiromu Mineta)
Neon (CV: Kayto)
Kite (CV: Makoto Furukawa)
Light (CV: Keigo Hagiya)
Night (CV: Gakuto Kajiwara)
Tenda (CV: Shun Horie)
Original concept: Noriyasu Agematsu × RUCCA × Elements Garden
Original work: Shibaura Android Laboratory
Supervisor: Ai Yoshimura
Series composition: Ayumi Sekine
Character draft: LAM
Character design: Saori Sakiguchi
Music: Elements Garden x RUCCA
Sound director: Yukio Nagasaki
Title & Logo Production: Lam Lab Corporation
CG production: LOGIC & MAGIC
Animation production: Doga Kobo
Game development and operation: WonderPlanet
Technoroid: Overmind is set in the Entertainment Tower Babel, a new hope found by those who have lost the joy of light as humanity's activities are restricted due to the large-scale climate change caused by the expanded sun. The anime depicts unique units and characters fighting for the top of Babel, pursuing emotions that move people and androids through performances. (from MyAnimeList)
NICOLE S. CASTRO
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.