During a live event today we were introduced to cast and staff for the EDENS ZERO anime series. Takuma Terashima will voice the protagonist Shiki Granbell with Mikako Komatsu and Rie Kugimiya joining him in supporting roles as Rebecca Bluegarden and Happy, respectively. The Livestream also shared the character designs and cast for Shiki, Rebecca, and Happy.
It was also announced that the anime adaptation of Hiro Mashima’s latest manga will be animated by J.C Staff. The series Twitter account also unveiled the official teaser visual featuring the three main characters. Additionally, the has revealed that the anime will begin broadcast in April 2021.
Yūshi Suzuki is in charge of the project while Fairy Tail and Log Horizon director, Shinji Ishihara, will serve as the chief director. Mitsutaka Hirota writing the series scripts, and Yurika Sako will design the characters for animation.
Hiro Mashima announced in December 2017 that he was working on. The manga series began serialization in 2018 after his Fairy Tail manga ended on July 26, 2017. The series also features the character Plue from his Rave Master manga series.
Edens Zero is set in a spacefaring universe inhabited by humans, aliens, and sentient robots. The universe is divided into smaller “cosmoses” with Sakura Cosmos as the primary setting. The technology in the series runs on a magical power source called Ether.
At Granbell Kingdom, an abandoned amusement park, Shiki has lived his entire life among machines. But one day, Rebecca and her cat companion Happy appear at the park’s front gates. Little do these newcomers know that this is the first human contact Granbell has had in a hundred years! As Shiki stumbles his way into making new friends, his former neighbors stir at an opportunity for a robo-rebellion…And when his old homeland becomes too dangerous, Shiki must join Rebecca and Happy on their spaceship and escape into the boundless cosmos.