Earlier today, the official Show By Rock!! anime website unveiled a new in-show band, named Dokonjofinger. The group’s cast members were revealed, along with a new teaser visual and trailer.
We break the details down below.
The 58-second promo introduces each member, along with their cast members.
The image features the members of Dokonjofinger posing on a backstage staircase.
The band will add the following:
- Yasu: Kent Itō
- Hachin: Shōhei Komatsu
- Joe: Yuuki Ono
- Sojun: Yusuke Shirai
Visuals for the characters were also revealed, which you can check out below.
Show By Rock!! Mashumairesh!! will hit Japanese TV on January 9. The confirmed broadcast schedule is as follows (All times JST):
- Tokyo MX: 1/9/2020 at 22:30 (1/9/2020 at 10:30PM)
- BS Fuji: 1/9/2020 at 24:00 (1/10/2020 at Midnight)
Sun TV and Hokkaido Bunka Hōsō will also air the episode, though specific times have yet to be announced. FOD will stream the series after its 22:30 airing.
Seung Hui Son will direct the series at Kinema Citrus, with Nobuyuki Itō (Yuyushiki) providing character designs. Daisuke Tazawa is in charge of series composition.
Other confirmed crew members include:
- Chief Animation Director: Nobuyuki Itō
- Music: Yasuharu Takanashi
- Music: Funta7
- Series Advisor: Masayuki Kojima
- CGI Production: Polygon Pictures
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Howan (Vocals): Hikaru Tohno
- Himeko Mashima (Guitar,Vocals): Yūko Natsuyoshi
- Delmin (Bass: Vocals): Misaki Watada
- Ruhuyu (Drums, Vocals): Aya Yamane
Show By Rock!! is a multimedia project from Sanrio, which began its life in 2012 as a smartphone game by geechs. The series made its anime début in the Spring 2015 season. Short-form spinoff Show By Rock!! Short!! aired in Summer 2016, while sequel series Show By Rock!!# premiered in October 2016.
Takahiro Ikezoe (Ozma) directed all three anime titles at Bones, with Touko Machida (Chaika – The Coffin Princess, Karneval) taking charge of series composition. Masaru Oshiro provided character designs.
Funimation currently holds the rights to the Show By Rock!! anime. They describe the show as:
Set in the glamorous metropolis Tokyo Midi City, where music—and the dream of musical superstardom—is everything. Here, “battle of the bands” is more than just a teen rivalry: Dozens of ensembles compete for the honor of playing atop the city’s highest tower.
Source: Animate Times