The Gamera: Rebirth anime has released its key visual, as well as information on the series’ main cast and staff. Studio ENGI is animating the series and Hiroyuki Seshita, who has worked as a co-director for three Godzilla anime films, is directing it,
The main cast includes Hisako Kanemoto (Durarara!!, Bleach, Girls und Panzer, Assassination Classroom) as Boko, Subaru Kimura (Assassination Classroom, Doraemon, Zombie Land Saga, Jujutsu Kaisen) as Brody, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Sword Art Online, No Game No Life, Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaibai) as Joe, and Aki Toyosaki (K-On!, Beelzebub, Noragami, Dr. Stone) as Junichi.
Keisuke Ide will serve as the series’ assistant director and Atsushi Tamura is on the character designs. Meanwhile, Kenta Ihara, Hiroshi Seko, and Hiroyuki Seshita will be doing the series composition, with Ferdinando Patulli and Naoya Tanaka on production design.
Netflix will be streaming the anime exclusively worldwide and the anime is listed with six episodes. More visuals will be revealed in the future, depicting the various kaiju Gamera has fought with. Gyaos first appeared in the 1967 Gamera film, Gamera vs. Gyaos.
Gamera: Rebirth is based on the trilogy of Gamera films Shusuke Kaneko directed, namely Gamera: Guardian of the Universe (1995), Gamera 2: Attack of Legion (1996), and Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris (1999). The three films are also known as Heisei Gamera, named after the Japanese era in which these films were released.
The kaiju Gamera first appeared in the 1965 film Daikaiju Gamera (Gamera, the Giant Monster), which was directed by Noriaki Yuasa. The latest Gamera film is the 2006 film Chiisaki Yusha-tachi Gamera (Gamera the Brave). The Gamera franchise was aimed at competing with the popular Godzilla franchise.
Source: Official Website
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