Bandai Namco Arts started streaming an English-subtitled trailer on Saturday for RWBY: Ice Queendom (RWBY: Hyōsetsu Teikoku), the brand new tv anime for Rooster Teeth‘s RWBY franchise. The video previews the anime’s ending theme tune “Awake” by Saori Hayami.


Crunchyroll briefly reported on Friday that it could stream the anime with each English and Japanese audio (with each variations premiering on the identical date), however has since eliminated its article.

Rooster Teeth describes the anime:

RWBY: Ice Queendom presents RWBY in lovely 2D anime visuals. RWBY imagines a world stuffed with horrific monsters bent on demise and destruction, and humanity’s solely hope depends upon highly effective Huntsmen and Huntresses. Ruby Rose, Weiss Schnee, Blake Belladonna, and Yang Xiao Long are 4 such Huntresses in coaching whose journeys will take them far previous the grounds of their college, Beacon Academy. Though every could also be highly effective on their very own, these 4 women should overcome darkish forces and work as a workforce if they honestly hope to turn out to be the subsequent technology of Remnant’s protectors.

Toshimasa Suzuki (Lagrange – The Flower of Rin-ne, The Price of Smiles) is directing the anime at SHAFT. Kenjirō Okada (March is available in like a lion) is credited as chief director. Gen Urobuchi (Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Fate/Zero novels, Psycho-Pass) is credited for conceptualizing the anime, with Tow Ubukata (Mardock Scramble, Psycho-Pass 2, Ghost within the Shell Arise) writing and supervising the scripts. huke (Black Rock Shooter, Steins;Gate) conceptualized the character designs for the anime, whereas Nobuhiro Sugiyama (ef: a story of recollections, Arakawa Under the Bridge, March is available in like a lion) is designing these characters for animation, whereas additionally serving as chief animation director alongside Yoshiaki Ito and Hiroki Yamamura. Nobuyuki Takeuchi (Maria Holic, Bakemonogatari) is credited for visible route. Nobuko Toda and Kazuma Jinnouchi are composing the music.

Members of the unique English forged and the Japanese dub will reprise the roles for the anime (the Japanese announcement revealed extra voice actors past the 4 foremost characters). The forged consists of:

Lindsay Jones and Saori Hayami as Ruby Rose

Kara Eberle and Yōko Hikasa as Weiss Schnee

Arryn Zech and Yu Shimamura as Blake Belladonna

Barbara Dunkelman and Ami Koshimizu as Yang Xiao Long

Hiro Shimono as Jaune Arc

Aya Suzaki as Nora Valkyrie

Megumi Toyoguchi as Pyrrha Nikos

Sōma Saitō as Lie Ren

Kazuhiko Inoue as Professor Ozpin

Other workers members embrace:

  • Main Animators: Hiroto Nagata, Kazuki Kawada
  • Production Design, Extradimensional Space Design: Rui Tomono
  • Art Boards: Hisaharu Iijima
  • Art Director: Ken Naito
  • Color Key Artist: Jin Hibino
  • Director of Photography: Takayuki Aizu
  • Editing: Rie Matsubara
  • Audio Director: Jin Aketagawa
  • Producers: Bandai Namco Arts, Good Smile Company, Rooster Teeth

Void_Chords feat. L will carry out the opening theme tune “Beyond Selves.” Saori Hayami will carry out the ending theme tune “Awake.”

The anime may also have a manga adaptation (visible seen under) by Kumiko Suekane (Versailles of the Dead, Blood+ Adagio, Afterschool Charisma) that may run in Kadokawa‘s Monthly Comic Dengeki Daioh journal.

The authentic RWBY internet animated sequence by the late creator Monty Oum follows 4 women with distinctive weapons and powers who’re coaching to hunt supernatural “Creatures of Grimm.”

Bunta Kinami launched RWBY: The Official Manga in Shonen Jump+ in December 2018, and the manga led to June 2020. Viz Media printed the manga as a part of its Weekly Shonen Jump lineup.

Shirow Miwa drew an earlier adaptation of the net animated sequence in Shueisha‘s Ultra Jump journal from November 2015 to February 2017. Viz Media printed the manga in its English version of Weekly Shonen Jump journal starting in October 2017, and in addition printed the manga in print. Additionally, Viz Media can be publishing the RWBY manga anthology sequence.

Source: Bandai Namco ArtsYouTube channel


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