Not long ago it was revealed that Niantic’s AR game, Ingress, would be getting an anime adaptation. We can now finally confirm that the series will air in Japan this October and a worldwide release via Netflix is also going to happen (launch dates for the Netflix release have yet to be revealed). In addition to this news, we also now know what the story is going to be along with who will providing the main voices.
According to the English website, the story is described as follows:
Since he was little, Makoto had a strange power which enabled him to read the memories of objects he touched.
Hiding his uncontrollable power, he works as a special agent in the police force. One day, while investigating an explosion at a laboratory that researches a unknown substance called “XM”, he sees a mysterious memory.
The memory was from Sarah’s ring, who was the sole survivor of the accident.
It was a sight of a person being swallowed into a red light and disappearing.
Makoto becomes embroiled in a massive conspiracy.
The battle for “XM”, a material that could affect human mind, starts now??
The series will star:
Makoto – Yoshiki Nakajima
Sarah – Reina Ueda
Jack – Shigeo Kiyama
Artificial Intelligence ADA – Megumi Ogata
As for the crew which will be bringing this series to life, we have Yuuhei Sakuragi sitting in the director’s chair while animation will be produced by Craftar. Scripts will be handled by Soki Tsukishima and Tora Tsukishima. Music will be composed by Hidehiro Kawai and finally, the original character designs will be crafted by Takeshi Honda.