The previously announced Yaka x Zloba anime adaptation revealed a teaser trailer, along with information on the format: two-part movies. The premiere of the first part is in the early summer of 2023. Studio DEEN will animate the film, and the distributor is Avex Pictures.
The official title is Collar x Malice -deep cover-. The teaser trailer also features the title track “Ningen×Shikkaku” performed by Kizu.
The main cast for the anime film includes:
- Masakazu Morita as Eiji Yanagi
- Yuki Kaji as Kei Okazaki
- Soma Saito as Mineo Enomoto
- Daisuke Namikawa as Takeru Sasazuka
- Ryohei Kimura as Kageyuki Shiraishi
Yaka x Zloba the visual novel was developed by Idea Factory under the Otomate brand. It was first released in Japan in 2016 exclusively for the PlayStation Vita. It was then released by Aksys Games in 2017 for North America and Europe and received a Nintendo Switch version in 2020.
Aksys gamelistsYaka x Zlobawith the following synopsis:
A dangerous shadow organization begins a campaign of fear and violence in the city of Shinjuku, pushing society to the brink of chaos. As a young police officer tasked with restoring order, you become the target of an attack and have a poison collar attached to your neck. As the situation spirals out of control and time is running out, five mysterious strangers appear to aid you in your search for the truth. Who can you trust? Will you be able to save yourself and the soul of Shinjuku from the clutches of oblivion? In a city gripped by malice, you are the only hope for salvation!
source: Official Twitter
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