The upcoming Paradox Live anime has released a teaser visual, along with information on the main staff. The anime will be animated by studio Pine Jam and is set to begin airing in 2023. The teaser visual features Allen Sugasano, the leader of the group BAE. Naoya Ando is directing the series and serves as the screenwriter, while Takayo Ikami is doing the series composition. Koji Haneda is doing the character designs.
A smartphone game adaptation for Paradox Live has been also announced, though there are no specific details as to what genre the game is.
Paradox Live is a Japanese multimedia project by Avex Pictures GCREST. It features a total of 29 actors, centered around rap battles between each faction. Notable voice actors who have joined the project include Gakuto Kajiwara (Black Clover, Fire Force, Komi Can’t Communicate), Natsuki Hanae (Demon Slayer, Tokyo Ghoul, Food Wars), Ayumu Marase (Ranking of Kings, The Case Study of Vanitas, Haikyu), among others.
Avex Pictures describes the Paradox Live project as:
Paradox Live is a Hip-hop mixed media project born by a joint collaboration between Avex and G Crest since 11/6/2019. Set in the near future, saturated in Hip-hop culture comes a new movement known as “Phantom Live. Each rapper uses a metal accessory called “Phantom Metal” that reacts to the user’s DNA and displays an illusion linked to their emotions, setting a magnificent stage for enthusiastic youths.
With a sudden revival of renowned club “CLUB paradox” hosting Paradox Live, four teams known as BAE, The Cat’s Whiskers, cozmez and Akanyatsura clash in the competition. The victory went to cozmez but in the heat of battle, the legendary team Buraikan was stirred and sparked the start of a new challenge. Time passed, new teams, VISTY, GOKU LUCK, 1Nm8 and AMPRULE joined the project. Each character features the most popular voice actors leading the current animation entertainment.
Source: Official Twitter
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