What You Need to Know:
- Crunchyroll announced today the cast and premier date for their upcoming Crunchyroll Original series, "Onyx Equinox" which follows a young Aztec boy as he journeys across ancient Mesoamerica to save humanity. Sofia Alexander serves as creator and showrunner and will be appearing across a number of panels this weekend at Virtual Crunchyroll Expo this weekend! (It's happening now!)
- The Crunchyroll Original series will premiere Saturday, November 21 and will be dubbed in Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French, and German at launch.
- “Onyx Equinox” follows a young Aztec boy named Izel who is saved from death by the gods and is chosen to act as ‘humanity’s champion,’ forced to discard his apathy toward his fellow man and prove humanity’s potential on a journey that will take him across ancient Mesoamerica.
- To celebrate this announcement, Crunchyroll also premiered a brand new trailer to invite fans into the world of “Onyx Equinox” and introduce the main characters:
- Izel: Humanity’s reluctant hero. Tasked with closing the five gates of the underworld.
- Nelli: Izel’s sister and greatest source of motivation.
- Yaotl: The jaguar-like emissary of Tezcatlipoca who accompanies Izel.
- Zyanya: A warrior with a powerful ability, seeks to restore her destroyed city.
- Yun: K’in’s more individualistic twin. The emotional core of Izel’s group.
- K’in: Yun’s mischievous, risk-taking twin who often takes jokes too far.
- Xanastaku: A priestess in Izel’s party. Desires to redeem her dark past.
- K’i’ik: Izel’s weapon that grows by consuming blood.
- Meque: A type of axolotl with mysterious, magical power.
- Crunchyroll also announced the English voice cast for “Onyx Equinox,” which includes a mix of Latinx and up and coming voice talent! Check out their details below!
Source: Official Press Release
Onyx Equinox | A Crunchyroll Original | CHARACTER TRAILER
Aztec gods, huh? Sounds fun!
Can't wait to check it out!