A new trailer and five new cast members have been revealed for Sagrada Reset, an upcoming TV anime based on the “youth science fiction love story” light novel series by Yutaka Kōno and illustrated by You Shiina about a town where teenagers exhibit special powers.
The new cast members revealed include:
Kōtarō Nishiyama as Hitsuchi-kun, an information broker. Hitsuchi-kun hates meeting people and will only do business over the phone. He uses a voice scrambler to disguise his real voice.
Rikako Aida as Sawako Sera, a 1st year high school student who is in the same grade as Kei and Misora. Sawako has a very serious personality and she can’t abide people that break the rules.
Yūichi Iguchi as Yousuke Sakagami, the former student council president of the middle school attended by Kei and Misora. Yousuke left the town of Sagrada after his third year in middle school and began attending high school elsewhere, but do to various circumstances, he has returned to Sagrada.
Sayaka Ohara as Majo, an elderly woman in the upper echelons of the secret organization that protects the town of Sagrada. Majo is held captive by her position, such that her real name and her personality have been erased and she is kept in a room from which she cannot escape. Majo has the ability to see the future.
And Yōji Ueda as Shintaro Tsushima, a high school teacher who works at the high school that Kei and Misora attend. Shintaro acts as the advisor to the public service club to which Kei and Misora belong, and he is also a member of the secret organization that oversees the town of Sagrada.
Additionally, the ending theme for Sagrada Reset, entitled “Tonariau” (“Sitting Side by Side”), will be performed by THE ORAL CIGARETTES.
The story of Sagrada Reset is set in Sagrada, a town where many people possess superhuman powers. Ken Asai has perfect memory, while Misora Haruki can reset time by 3 days. Together, they can travel back in time without losing their memories of the future. Ken and Misora wish to use their powers to save a classmate who died tragically 2 years ago, but a secretive organization that monitors the town of Sagrada wants to prevent them from tampering with the time-line.
Sagrada Reset is also being adapted into a live-action film in two-parts directed by Yoshihiro Fukagawa. The first installment in the 2-part film is scheduled to hit Japanese theaters on March 25, 2017.
The Sagrada Reset TV anime is directed by Shinya Kawatsura and features animation by David Production. The series will broadcast in Japan according to the following schedule:
- Tokyo MX: every Wednesday during the 23:30 time slot beginning on April 05, 2017.
- Kansai TV: every Thursday during the 26:55 time slot beginning on April 06, 2017.
- BS-11: every Friday during the 23:30 time slot beginning on April 07, 2017.
- AT-X: every Saturday during the 24:00 time slot beginning on April 08, 2017, with repeat airings on Tuesdays at 16:00 and on Fridays at 08:00.
Please note that some Japanese TV schedules count early-morning programming as late-night programming of the previous day, so the 26:55 time sot on Thursday evening is actually on Friday morning at 2:55 AM JST.
Official Sagrada Reset TV anime home page
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