Madman Entertainment is lining up another release with plans scheduled for the Dies Irae property. The eighteen-episode run show is set for an August 7th, 2019 debut in the Australian market. The set, priced at $69.98, is bilingual and clocks in at 468 minutes and three minutes of extras in the form of the clean opening and closing. This release is not a combo release as no DVDs are included.
The series was directed by Susumi Kudo based on the series composition by the original game scenario writer Takashi Masada. Takaaki Fukuyo served as the character designer.
The cast from the game that will be participating in the animation includes Kousuke Toriumi as Ren Fujii, Yui Sakakibara as Marie ,Hitomi Nabatame as Rea Himuro, Takeshi Maeda as Shirou Yusa, Yoshina Makino as Erii Honjou, Junichi Suwabe as Reinhard Heydrich, Ken Narita as Valeria Trifa, Kishô Taniyama as Wilhelm Ehrenburg, Kei Mizusawa as Kai Sakurai, Kei Mizusawa as Beatrice Waltrud von Kircheisen, Hitomi Nabatame as Isaak, Hiroki Yasumoto as Göetz Von Berlichingen, Yuka Inokuchi as Rusalka Schwägerin, Asami Yaguchi as Eleonore Von Wittenburg, Kouki Harasawa as Spinne, Risato Habuki as Riza Brenner, Yuuki Tamaki as Wolfgang Schreiber, and Kousuke Toriumi as Mercurius.
Plot Concept: Ren Fujii is a normal student who just had a fistfight with his former best friend, leading him to break off their friendship. But with the help of his childhood friend, Kasumi Ayase, and upperclassman Rea Himuro, he’s gradually returning to his normal school life.
Then a series of brutal murders in which the victims are decapitated begins to strike their city. Strangely, at the same time, Ren starts to have terrifying nightmares of being beheaded by a guillotine. But these are just a prelude to the painful and terrifying battles to come.
Their daily life has turned inside-out. Supermen are lurking in the darkness. The town has become a battlefield as Ren is consumed by insane happenings beyond his imagination. Faced with the reality that he cannot survive unless he fights, will he be able to retake his normal life?