Our rain protocol, the previously announced original eSports anime, has revealed a character visual for Yu Saegusa. Sora Amamiya voices the character, and the anime is scheduled to premiere this October.
Studio Quad animated the series with Yasutaka Yamamoto serving as the lead director and Taishi Kato serving as director. Kotsukotsu drafts the story, boota is responsible for creating the original character designs, while Kanna Hirayama is the anime character designer. Katsuhiko Takayama and Yasutaka Yamamoto collaborated together to write the series’ composition, while Satoru Kousaki and MONACA teamed up to compose the music. TEAM Kitsune is credited for the original work.
The main cast consists of Kensho Ono as Shun Tokinoya, Sora Amamiya as Yu Saegusa, Inori Minase as Nozomi Inazuki, Momo Asakura as Mio Tokinoya, and Ryohei Kimura as Akito Sendo. A trailer and a preview featuring some of the cast were revealed last month.
The original anime revolves around the story of Shun Tokinoya, a second-year high school student who lives with his mother and younger sister. Devastated by the tragic death of his father and the injury of his sister, Shun abandoned his once beloved game and found a job at an eSports cafe called “FOX ONE”. Between tireless study and part-time work, he cherishes the company of his childhood gaming companions.
Unexpectedly, Shun discovers that “FOX ONE” is burdened with a huge debt. To settle this financial crisis, Shun and his friends embark on a mission to conquer the famous “Xaxerion Championship” and grab the coveted prize money. Struggling with a deep sense of remorse, Shun re-enters the virtual realm of online gaming, only to be confronted by his former gaming comrade, Bakuretsu-kun.
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