An anime adaptation of Shinya Komi and HiRock’s sci fi manga EX-ARM is scheduled to premiere in Japan this July, but we’re still waiting on reveals for the main cast and staff. In the meantime, manga artist Shinya Komi upped the anticipation by illustrating an awesome new key visual.
Here’s the announcement trailer from last year:
EX-ARM ran in Shueisha’s Grand Jump magazine and Shonen Jump+ digitally from 2015 to 2019, and its sequel series, EX-ARM EXA, is currently running in Grand Jump. Here’s the synopsis:
In the year 2014, a high school student who hates machines, Akira Natsume, wants to change himself for the better and tries to take the first step in doing that… But then he gets run over by a truck. Fast forward to 2030. A police officer named Minami Uezono and her partner, the android Alma, infiltrate the scene of a trade going on at Tokyo Harbor for an unknown weapon named “EX-ARM.” They are then attacked by an enemy armed with the “EX-ARM” No.08. Put in this life or death situation, they decide to activate the “EX-ARM” No.00 that they stole from the enemy, and…