Kodoani.com – Gekijōban’s Twitter account Collar×Malice Deep Cover, two-part theatrical anime adaptation of the game Collar x Malice of Idea Factory’s Otomate franchise, revealed the full trailers for the films on Tuesday:
x=x=x=x=x=x=x This report lifts the ban x=x=x=x=x=x=x
Outflow of handguns, serial unnatural corpses, scapegoat
A tense MAX trailer with a disturbing glimpse of “another incident”
What is the culprit’s aim? Witness the truth in the theater!
▼ Check the screening theater on the official website ????
— “Theatrical version Collar x Malice -deep cover-” official (@C_M_movie) May 9, 2023
The two films will hit theaters on May 26 and June 23, respectively.
Hiroshi Watanabe is directing the anime at Studio DEEN with composition by Sayaka Harada. Yukiko Ban is designing the characters based on the original designs by Mai Hanamura. Masaru Yokoyama composed the music. Avex Pictures is producing the music and is also distributing the film. Kizu will perform the song “Ningen×Shikkaku” (No Longer×Human). Kizu will also perform the ending theme song “Nemuranai Machi” (City That Never Sleeps) for the first film, and the ending theme song “Jūhachi” (EIghteen) for the second film.
Other employees include:
Art Director: Masakazu Miyake
Color design: Imari Katsuragi
Director of Photography: Yoshie Itō
Editor: Yki Koike
Sound Director: Ryousuke Naya
Sound Production: Studio Mausu
Movies starring returning cast members from the game:
Masakazu Morita vai Yanagi Aiji Yuuki Kaji lồng tiếng Kei Okazaki Sōma Saito vai Mineo Enomoto Daisuke Namikawa lồng tiếng Takeru Sasazuka Ryohei Kimura lồng tiếng Kageyuki Shiraishi Hirofumi Nojima lồng tiếng Masanobu Mochida Ayaka Fukuhara vai Kotoho Sakuragawa Yūki Ono lồng tiếng Yuzuru Saeki Yū Nagase lồng tiếng Yoshinari Hideaki Naoko Komatsu lồng tiếng Eriko Mukai Ryouta Takeuchi lồng tiếng Hajime Morioka Hiroshi Yoshimura lồng tiếng Seiji Minegishi Takuya Eguchi vai Hoshino Kazuki Kousuke Toriumi lồng tiếng Rei Mikuni
In addition, Kaede Hondo will voice the heroine Ichika Hoshino (not yet voiced in the original game) and Katsuyuki Konishi will voice an original character named Mitsuru Sowa.
The movies will tell an origin story about “another incident” that took place on the “other side” of the X-Day Incident.
The brutal attack of a terrorist organization has left you with a deadly souvenir – a poisoned necklace that could end your life at any moment. When the situation spirals out of control and time runs out, five mysterious strangers appear to assist you in your search for the truth. Who can you trust? Can you save yourself and the soul of Shinjuku from the clutches of oblivion? In a city bound by malice, you are the only hope for salvation!
Otomate originally released the otome mystery visual novel Collar×Malice in Japan in August 2016, and Aksys Games released the game in English in July 2017. Collar×Malice Unlimited fan disc — including the prologue, sequel, and three side stories — sold to PlayStation Vita in Japan in July 2018.
The Switch versions of both Collar×Malice and Collar×Malice Unlimited had a bundled release in Japan in March 2020. The English version of Collar×Malice Unlimited was released in North America in August of that same year. .