With a few episodes of the season out and in the can already, FUNimation is providing a new look for folks looking to add another series to their streaming viewing scheduled with Seraph of the End. The new clip clocks in at just about three minutes and provides a very good look at the animation quality, fluidity and the overall tone and style of it with a great action sequence. Having not watched the show myself yet, this clip certainly has me looking forward to it.
Their SubPass and All-AccessPass members get to check out the show on Saturday at 10am with new episodes.
The series will be split into two cour for its run in 2015 with the first half running in the spring season in April through June and then the second half in the fall season from October to December.
Animated by Wit Studio, which will raise interest in it considerably for some, where it will be directed by Daisuke Tokutsuchi while Masashi Koizuka will serve as assistant director. The show will work off of scripts and composition by Hiroshi Seko while Satoshi Kadowaki will be handling the character designs. The series will star Takahiro Sakurai as Felid Bathory and Saori Hayami as Shinoa Hiiragi. The official site previously announced the lead cast with Miyu Irino as Yuichiro Hyakuya, Kensho Ono as Mikaela Hyakuya, Yuichi Nakamura as Guren Ichinose, Nobuhiko Okamoto as Yoichi Saotome, Kaito Ishikawa as Shiho Kimizuki, Tomoaki Maeno as Kureo Hiragi, Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Shinya Hiragi. Aoi Yuki as Krul, Kenichi Suzumura as Crowly, Yuka Iguchi as Mitsuba Sangu, Atsumi Tanezaki as Sayuri Hanayori, Yui Ishikawa as Shigura Yukimi, Daisuke Ono as Norito Goshi and Yu Shimamura as Mito Jujo.
The manga series began in 2012 with the first volume releasing in January 2013. The seventh installment landed back on January 5th, 2015 in Japan. Viz Media began their releases this past June and has volumes scheduled up through September 2015.
Plot concept: After a catastrophic epidemic kills every adult on earth, vampires arise from the shadows to enslave the remaining human population. Yuichiro and his friends are kept as vampire fodder in a creepy institution masquerading as an orphanage. One day, Yuichiro’s dreams of fighting back are realized when the orphans stage a daring escape. But things go horribly wrong, and his dream is kept alive at a cruel price.