The official website of David Production’s new anime series based on Hiroshi Takashige and Ryoji Minagawa’s manga Spriggan (Striker) revealed a new image and more staff members for the anime on Friday.
Spriggan Anime Visual
Spriggan Anime Staff
- Address Assistant: Shohei Miyake
- Production design: JNTHED
- CG Director: Norihito Ishii
- Color Design: Osamu Mikasa
- Art Director: Yji Kaneko
- Director of Photography: Yousuke Motoki
In addition, the site now credits Shuhei Handa as chief animation director along with the role of character designer.
Chiaki Kobayashi voices the protagonist Yo Ominae.
Spriggan Anime Release Date
Hiroshi Kobayashi (assistant director of Rage of Bahamut Genesis, episode director of Kill la Kill) is directing the anime. Hiroshi Seko (Attack on Titan, Mob Psycho 100, Jujutsu Kaisen) is overseeing and writing the show’s scripts, and Shuhei Handa (Little Witch Academy) is designing the characters.
Netflix will debut anime worldwide in 2021.
Spriggan Anime Action
The story of the manga centers on Yo Ominae, a high school student who is also Spriggan, an agent commissioned by the ARCAM Corporation to protect the ancient relics of an older advanced civilization from falling into the hands of states and entities that wish to misuse them.
Takashige wrote the manga Spriggan with artist Minagawa from 1989. Viz Media released edited versions of three of the eleven volumes of manga as Striker in North America from 1998 to 1999. The manga inspired an anime film in 1998. ADV Films released the film in 2002 with an English dubbing.