Funimation Streams Irina: The Vampire Cosmonaut Anime
Funimation introduced on Wednesday that it has licensed Irina: The Vampire Cosmonaut, the tv anime of Keisuke Makino and Karei‘s Tsuki to Laika to Nosferatu (The Moon, Laika, and Nosferatu) gentle novel collection, and can stream the anime as a part of its fall 2021 lineup.
The present will premiere on TV Tokyo on October 3 at 12:35 a.m. JST (successfully, October 4). The anime may also air on BS Nippon TV, Solar TV, KBS Kyoto, and AT-X. The collection will stream on d Anime Retailer, Abema, GyaO!, and different companies.
The anime’s forged consists of:
- Megumi Hayashibara as Irina Ruminescu
- Kouki Uchiyama as Lev Leps
- Satoshi Hino as Mikhail Yashin
- Mikako Komatsu as Roza Plevitskaya
- Hina Kino as Anya Simonyan
- Takaya Hashi as Slava Korovin
- Masaki Terasoma as Lieutenant Victor
- Kikuko Inoue as Natalia
- Kenichi Ogata as Fjodor Gergiev
- M.A.O as Lyudmila Halrova
- Hiroki Touchi as Narrator
The unique novels’ story is ready in a fictional world, 10 years after a protracted struggle divided the world into two superpowers: the Union of Zirnitra Republics within the east, and the UK of Arnak within the west. Each of those superpowers now take a look at their ambitions in opposition to one another in an area race. In 1960, the Union’s Premier Gergiev declares Mission Mechtat (Dream), a prestigious plan to launch manned missions into the ultimate frontier. To this finish, the Union establishes the remoted metropolis of Laika 44, the place cosmonaut candidates compete for deliberate manned missions to house, and scientists develop the know-how to make it occur, all in an atmosphere of secrecy.
The story facilities on Lev Leps, a backup astronaut candidate, and his new companion, the vampire Irina Ruminescu. As a part of a daring new Operation Nosferatu, Mission Mechtat will use Irina as a take a look at topic for numerous situations anticipated in house, and finally as a part of a manned mission, with Lev overseeing Irina’s coaching as a cosmonaut. For causes of their very own, each dream of going into house.
Akitoshi Yokoyama (Cutie Honey Universe, Picture Kano) is directing the anime at Arvo Animation. Unique novel creator Keisuke Makino is answerable for the anime’s collection scripts. Hiromi Kato (I am Gonna Be An Angel, Kobato., Hakkenden: Eight Canine of the East) is designing the characters. Yūji Kaneko (Kill la Kill, Spriggan) is the artwork director. Yasunori Mitsuda (Chrono Set off, Xenogears, Black Butler: Guide of Circus, Inazuma Eleven) is composing the music.
The rock band Ali Mission is performing the opening theme tune “Hello no Tsuki” (Scarlet Moon), and singer-songwriter Chima is performing the ending theme tune “Arifureta Itsuka” (A Great Sometime).
Shogakukan‘s Gagaga Bunko gentle novel imprint launched the novel collection in December 2016. Sojihogu launched a manga adaptation of the novels in Kodansha‘s Comedian Days web site in March 2018, however went on indefinite hiatus starting in January 2019 resulting from Sojihogu‘s poor well being. It has not but resumed. Kodansha printed the manga’s first compiled e book quantity in November 2018.
Makino said in August that the novels might be printed in English.
Supply: Funimation (Nicholas Friedman)