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Giant Beasts of Ars Original TV Anime Announced for January 2023

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Winter 2023 is already shaping up to be an absolute monster of a season, which can now be said in a literal sense with the addition of original TV anime Giant Beasts of Ars (Ars no Kyoju), which was revealed today with a teaser visual and trailer, plus the main cast and staff.


The teaser visual is illustrated by Isamu Kamikokuryo, who worked as an art director on the Final Fantasy game series.


Teaser Visual

Giant Beasts of Ars anime teaser visual


Teaser Trailer



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The main cast and their respective characters is as follows:


Hina Yomiya (Ginny in The Greatest Demon Lord Is Reborn as a Typical Nobody) as

Kuumi, an innocent girl who escapes from a laboratory with no knowledge of the outside world

Giant Beasts of Ars Kuumi character design


Toshiyuki Morikawa (Paul in Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation) as

Jiiro, a rundown giant beast hunter who makes a pact with Kuumi to control her power

Giant Beasts of Ars Jiiri character design


Yu Serizawa (Shera in How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord) as

Myaa, a peddler who travels the world

Giant Beasts of Ars Miya character design


Hiromu Mineta (Yatora in Blue Period)

Meran, a young warrior who runs headfirst into battle to protect his village

Giant Beasts of Ars Meran character design


Yoko Hikasa (Emilia in The Devil is a Part-Timer!)

Romana, a healing specialist with a strong sense of justice

Giant Beasts of Ars Meran character design



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An original project produced by, Giant Beasts of Ars is being helmed by first-time director Akira Oguro at studio Asahi Production (Girls’ Frontline), with series composition by Norimitsu Kaiho (Akudama Drive), original character designs by Ashito Oyari adapted for animation by Hiroshi Shimizu (MEGALOBOX) and Masato Kato (Peach Boy Riverside), and music by Shuji Katayama (Overlord) and Akinari Suzuki (Smile Down the Runway).


Giant Beasts of Ars is set to begin airing sometime in January 2023.


Source: Comic Natalie



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