What You Need to Know:
- Sentai Filmworks announced today that it acquired exclusive rights to the ambitious live-action/anime hybrid series, Dimension High School, for the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Portugal and other select territories.
- One day, on his way to high school, student Junpei picks up an unusual looking rock. Thinking nothing of it, he heads to class. While in the middle of a session, the rock comes to life and transports him and four others to an animated world! To make matters more interesting, the group is introduced to a giant sphinx who is determined to take over the world! Now, to protect their world from invasion, the group must work together as anime characters and real-world humans!
- Yuichi Abe (The Girl in Twilight, Examurai Sengoku) will direct the experimental series while Izumi (Touken Ranbu-ONLINE-) is handling the character designs. The Japanese actors and voice cast include Takahide Ishii (Cute High Earth Defense Club HAPPY KISS!) as Junpei Shiroyama, Takeo Otsuka (Flavors of Youth, Run with the Wind) as Ryusei Midorigaoka, Shohei Hashimoto (The Royal Tutor) as Yurio Mizukami, Takuma Zaiki as Tsuyoshi Kikawada and Toshiyuki Someya (Bakumatsu, MARGINAL #4 the Animation) as Soshi Momoya.
The series will soon be available for the Winter 2019 simulcast season to stream on select digital outlets with a home video release to follow.
Source: Official Press Release
So is this like a live action anime?
It seems so! Looks really cool and the characters are handsome!