With it first being talked about at the end of 2015, the anime adaptation of the light novel series The Clockwork Planet is almost here. With the first promotional video hitting recently the official site has now updated that the adaptation will premiere on April 6th, 2017 on TBS. The show has Tsuyoshi Nagasawa directing based on the series composition by Kenji Sugihara. Shuichi Shimamura is on board as the character designer for it with it being animated at XEBEC.
The Japanese cast includes:
- Yoshino Nanjō as Naoto Miura
- Ai Kakuma as RyuZU
- Saori Ōnishi as Marie Bell Breguet
- Kenichirou Matsuda as Vainney Halter
- Sayaka Senbongi as AnchoR
The four volume series is part of the Kodansha Ranobe imprint and is written by Tsubaki Himana and Yuu Makiya with illustrations by Shino. A manga adaptation kicked off previously with artwork done by Kuro. No production, cast, or scheduling details were revealed with the announcement.
Plot concept: Naoto’s a high school dropout and brilliant amateur tinkerer. He lives in a world that has been so over-exploited that the entire surface has become one vast machine. When a box crashes into his home containing a female automaton, it’s a harbinger of change that will rock the entire globe, and give Naoto his chance to be a hero.