What You Need to Know:
- Funimation is fired up to announce the new futuristic anime series Scarlet Nexus, coming this summer and streaming on Funimation.
- Scarlet Nexus has generated a global gaming interest since the announcement of the game development in May of 2020. Anime and gaming fans worldwide have been engulfing themselves in cosplay and character reveals over the last year in anticipation for the Bandai Namco Entertainment game, and now they will have the series as well.
- Funimation will truly bring this new universe to fans worldwide, making the anime series available on its service in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, United Kingdom, and Ireland; on Wakanim in France, Germany, Russia, and in the Nordics; and on Animelab in Australia and New Zealand.
- Synopsis: Solar calendar year 2020: grotesque organisms called Others have begun eating people. To take down this new enemy, the Other Suppression Force is formed. Saved by this elite team as a child, psychokinetic Yuito withstands the training to enlist. On the other hand, prodigy Kasane was scouted for her abilities. But Kasane’s dreams tell her strange things, dragging the two into an unavoidable fate.
- A key visual (above), character designs and bios, as well as a short trailer were also shared:
- Yuito Sumeragi: After the OSF saved Yuito as a child, he began to admire them, dreaming of joining their ranks. For the next few years, he worked hard and eventually voluntarily enlisted, despite not being scouted. Yuito was born into an elite family with direct lineage to the founding father of New Himuka, Yakumo Sumeragi. He’s strong and kind and possesses psychokinesis or the ability to move objects with his mind.
- Kasane Randall: Adopted by the prestigious Randall family, Kasane was scouted and joined the Other Suppression Force Training School, graduating top of her class. Though they are not blood-related, she has a very strong love and sense of attachment for her older sister Naomi.Kasane is cool and rational, but sometimes misunderstands things. Her power is psychokinesis.
- More information regarding the SCARLET NEXUS anime can be found here: https://snx-anime.net/
- The anime is set for a late summer release after the Scarlet Nexus game releases June 25th, 2021.
Source: Official Press Release
Gotta love those anime-game releases!
You play the game, I watch the anime!