An official start date has been set for the TV anime adaptation of Seraph of the End (Owari no Seraph), based on the manga written by Takaya Kagami and illustrated by Yamato Yamamoto, with storyboards by Daisuke Furuya. The first of two cours will premiere on April 4, with the second planned to run from October to December 2015.
Hiroyuki Sawano’s vocal song project “SawanoHiroyuki[nZk] handles the opening theme “X.U.” and the ending song “scaPEGoat.” The former will be performed under the name “SawanoHiroyuki[nZk]:Gemie, with rookie singer Gemmie on vocals, and the latter will be under “SawanoHiroyuki[nZk]:Yosh, featuring Yosh (Survive Said The Prophet]. A CD single with both songs will be released in Japan on May 20.
There are also some additions to the voice cast. Aoi Yuuki (Madoka Kaname in Madoka Magica) will play Krul Tepes, and Kenichi Suzumura (Sougo Okira in Gintama) will play Crowley Eusford.
Daisuke Tokudo (episode director on Guilty Crown, Attack on Titan) helms the series, with Hiroshi Seko (Attack on Titan, Kill la Kill) on series composition for the WIT STUDIO (Attack on Titan) production.
Here’s the new key visual that accompanied the premiere date announcement:
— 終わりのセラフ公式 (@owarino_seraph) February 25, 2015
©Takaya Kagami, Yamato Yamamoto, Daisuke Furuya/SHUEISHA, Seraph of the End Project