Gamon Sakurai’s Ajin: Demi-Human manga is making the leap to anime in the form of a film trilogy that kicks off this November. The first film is subtitled “Shōdō” (“Impulse”), and along with the release month, a new promo is here to introduce some of the cast.
Here’s the list of the chief characters in the film, which is being directed by Hiroaki Ando (Gambo), with Hiroyuki Seshita (Knights of Sidonia) serving as chief director and Hiroshi Seko (Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign) supervising scripts.
CHARACTER – ACTOR
Kei Nagai – Mamoru Miyano (Light in Death Note)
Kaito – Yoshimasa Hosoya (Reiner in Attack on Titan)
Satō – Houchu Ohtsuka (Jiraiya in Naruto)
Tosaki – Takahiro Sakurai (Suzaku in Code Geass)
Izumi Shimomura – Mikako Komatsu (Tsugumi in Nisekoi)
Kōji Tanaka – Daisuke Hirakawa (Kakyoin in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)
Eriko Nagai – Aya Suzaki (Shizuka in Knights of Sidonia)
Ikuya Ogura – Hiroyuki Kinoshita (Hiromu in Robotics;Notes)
Here’s the promo:
High school student Kei Nagai is struck dead in a grizzly traffic accident, but immediately revives to learn that he may not be like every other human. Instead, he may be a mysterious almost immortal being granted not only the powers of rejuvination but the abilities to see super-natural beings. Scared, he runs away, and is aided in his escape from society by his friend. Unfortunately for Kei, the manhunt is on and he will soon be caught within a conflict between mankind and others like him as they prepare to fight a new war based on terror.