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New ‘Island’ Anime Promo Highlights Opening Theme

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Crunchyroll revealed recently that the summer 2018 series Island is one of their co-productions with Japan. While we’re still waiting for a premiere date, the official site in Japan has now updated with a new promotional video of the series which is the same as the previous one but uses the opening theme song with it. Keiichirou Kawaguchi is on board to direct it based on the series composition by Naruhisa Arakawa. Kousuke Kawamura is working on the character designs for it. Studio feel was previously revealed to be handling the animation for it.

The Japanese cast includes Yukari Tamura as Rinne Ohara, Kana Asumi as Karen Kurutsu, Hibiku Yamamura as Sara Garandou, Yui Nakajima as Mei Tandori, Tomoyo Takayanagi as An Hatoma, Takako Tanaka as Emiri Sunada, Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Setsuna Sanzenkai, Rina Satou as Kuon Ohara, and Takamasa Mogi as Tarō Harisu.

Yukari Tamura is handling the opening theme song “Eien no Hitotsu” while Asaka is handling the ending theme song.

Check out the official site and Twitter.

Plot Concept: The island of Urashima sits on the ocean far, far away from the mainland. The island is so lush and beautiful that one might mistake it for paradise, but the people there are trapped by a complex past and long-established traditions. Long since abandoned and all but forgotten by the mainland, the people of the island are ready to give up hope. But then, a young man named Setsuna who calls himself a “time traveler” washes up on the island. Setsuna has lost all of his memories except for a certain mission that he must fulfill. On Urashima, he meets three girls, Rinne, Karen, and Sara, and begins to work toward changing the island’s future. The story of a young man and the three girls he meets on an island full of mysteries and exclusive customs is about to be unraveled…

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