The “Tiger & Bunny 2 Precious EVE” event on Saturday debuted a new trailer for the Tiger & Bunny 2 sequel anime. The video (with English subtitles online) previews the new heroes and Unison Square Garden‘s opening theme song “kaleido proud fiesta.”
Netflix describes the new anime:
Fighting for peace — and their sponsors — the odd couple of Wild Tiger and Barnaby continue to work as superheroes. But with the number of superheroes increasing around the world, how will these two veterans fare!?
The new cast members include: (left to right in above image, character name romanizations are not confirmed)
- Nobunaga Shimazaki as He Is Thomas / Thomas Taurus
- Shōya Chiba as Mr. Black / Subaru Sengoku
- Tomori Kusunoki as Magical Cat / Lara Tsaikoskaya
The artist ano will make her major debut with the ending theme song “Aida” for the show’s first part.
The Twitter account for Shueisha‘s Tonari no Young Jump website also announced on Saturday that the anime is getting a manga adaptation that will debut on April 15 titled Tiger & Bunny 2 The Comic. Tiger & Bunny: The Comic writer Erika Yoshida and artist Hiroshi Ueda are again producing the manga.
Netflix will begin streaming the anime’s first 13 episodes (Part 1) all at once on April 8 worldwide. The anime will have 25 total episodes.
The new anime will tell a new story set after the events of the Tiger & Bunny The Movie -The Rising- anime film. The anime will feature a returning cast.
Atsuko Kase (Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory) is directing the new anime at Bandai Namco Pictures. Masafumi Nishida is returning to supervise and write the series scripts, and Masakazu Katsura is back to design the characters and hero suits.
Keiichi Satou (Karas director, The Big O character/mechanical designer) directed the anime, and Masafumi Nishida (live-action Kaibutsu-kun) wrote and oversaw the scripts. Manga artist Masakazu Katsura (Video Girl Ai, DNA², I”s, Zetman), a well-known fan of Batman and other superhero comics, created the original character designs.
The 2011 anime series spawned two anime movies: Tiger & Bunny the Movie: The Beginning in 2012 and Tiger & Bunny The Movie -The Rising- in 2014. Viz Media released the television series, the films, and the tie-in manga in North America.