The fall 2016 original anime series ClassicaLoid has found itself a new simulcast home after Sentai Filmworks announced their pickup and plans for it last week. Hulu has now added the series to their pay service for viewers with the first episode now live here.
Th series is directed by Yoichi Fujita based on the original character designs by Makoto Tsuchibayashi and animated by Sunrise. Ichirou Sakaki has been added on the series composition side with Michihiro Tsuchiya.
The Japanese cast includes Nobunaga Shimazaki as Sousuke Kanraku, Mikako Komatsu as Kanae Kotone, Tomokazu Sugita as Beethoven, Yuki Kaji as Mozart, Kousuke Toriumi as Chopin, Mamiko Noto as Liszt, Tomoaki Maeno as Schubert and Akira Ishida as Pad-kun.
Plot concept: In a rural town undergoing revival through music, high school students Kanae and Sousuke meet none other than Beethoven and Mozart! Calling themselves “Classicaloids”, this mysterious duo creates a strange power through the “music” they play.
One night, stars fall from the sky and gigantic robots appear, causing trouble every single day! Bach, Chopin, Schubert also appear as Classicaloids. What is the mystery behind the powers they possess? Are they humanity’s friend or foe?