Shinkalion: Change The World Anime Reveals Trailer and Key Visuals, Premieres April 2024

The Shinkalion: Change The World anime series revealed a trailer and two key visuals on Thursday. The main cast was also revealed for the series which is set to premiere in April 2024. This will be the latest work from the Shinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion franchise which was originally announced in December 2023.

Shinkalion: Change The World – Main Trailer

The main cast for the Shinkalion: Change The World anime includes:

  • Hiiro Ishibashi as Taisei
  • Kensho Ono as Akane
  • Shimba Tsuchiya as Ryota
  • Hana Tamegai as Vina
  • Kaede Hondo as Mai
  • Chikahiro Kobayashi as Kadomichi
  • Eri Kitamura as Ina

Production I.G. (Haikyuu!!, Ghost in the Shell) and Signal.MD (Recovery of an MMO Junkie, Platinum End) are animating the series with Shogakukan Music & Digital Entertainment (SMDE) in charge of the CG animation production. Kenichiro Komaya will be directing it, with Eiji Umehara doing the series composition and Daisuke Ishibashi assisting on it. Shiori Asaka and Niina Morita are doing the character designs while Yugo Kanno is composing the music.

The Shinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion franchise was made by Japanese toy company Takara Tomy in association with the Japan Railways Group. Its first lineup of toys was released back in March 2015 and is a spin-off of the Plarail model train franchise.

The first anime adaptation from the franchise was animated by studio OLM with Takahiro Ikezoe as the director. Kento Shimoyama wrote said anime’s script and Toshiyuki Watanabe composed the music. The anime aired for 76 episodes on the JNN network in Japan from January 2018 to June 2019. It then sprang an anime film titled Shinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion the Movie: The Marvelous Fast ALFA-X That Comes From the Future which was released in December 2019; and another anime series titled Shinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion Z which aired for 46 episodes from April 2021 to March 2022.

An arcade game titled Shinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion: Get the Card! Super Evolution Battle was developed and published by Takara-Tomy A.R.T.S, and released in 2018.

Source: Official Website
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