The anime adaptation of the 7SEEDS manga from Yumi Tamura was announced last year has been planned for an April 2019 debut but was pushed back to a June 2019 debut back in March. We recently learned that it has a June 28th, 2019 worldwide debut and usually the month or so before a series drop on Netflix is when the promotion really ramps up. So it’s no surprise that Netflix has now rolled out a new nearly tw0-minute promo in Japan and through the main US site. The series has Yukio Takahashi directing based on the series composition by Touko Machida. Youko Satou is handling the character designs with GONZO handling the animation production.
The newly added cast is part of the Summer A team with:
- Sho Hayami as Takashi
- Kazuyuki Okitsu as Mark Ibaraki
- Minako Kotobuki as Maria Miki
The previously announced Japanese cast includes Nao Tōyama as Natsu Iwashimizu, Jun Fukuyama as Arashi Aota, Katsuyuki Konishi as Semimaru Asai, Yoko Soumi as Botan Saotome, Kana Asumi as Matsuri Tendō, Akira Ishida as Chimaki Yamori, Aoi Yūki as Hotaru Kusakuri, Kazuhiko Inoue as Kaname Mozunoto, Yōko Hikasa as Hana Sugurono, Hirofumi Nojima as Haru Yukima, Ryotaro Okiayu as Mansaku Tsunomata, Eri Kitamura as Hibari Niigusa, Mamiko Noto as Chisa Taiami, Ryou Hirohashi as Momotarō Nobi, Shizuka Itou as Fujiko Amacha, Hisao Egawa as Dōsei Yanagi, Mayumi Asano as Ran Shishigaki, Kenta Miyake as Akiwo Haza, Ai Kakuma as Kurumi Shikano, Kaito Ishikawa as Ryusei Ogiwara, Mikako Komatsu as Akane Nashimoto, Daisuke Sakaguchi as Sakuya Yamaki, Takanori Hoshino as Hazuki Karita, Nozomu Sasaki as Takahiro Aramaki, Kenji Nojima as Fubuki Samejima, Houko Kuwashima as Mitsuru Kagurazaka, Kenjiro Tsuda as Ryoya Izayoi, Kensho Ono as Ango, Takahiro Sakurai as Ryō, Haruka Chisuga as Koruri, Yu Shimamura as Ayu, Takuma Terashima as Ban, Takuya Satō as Gengorō, Junko Minagawa as Nijiko, and Masashi Sugawara as Unami.
The manga from Yumi Tamura began in 2001 and wrapped up in 2017 with 35 volumes total.
Plot Concept: In the immediate future, a giant meteorite has collided with earth. All living organisms, including mankind, have been wiped off the face of the planet. The government, who had foreseen this outcome, took measures to counter the worst-case scenario called Project 7SEEDS, in which five sets of seven young men and women were carefully selected and placed into teams. Each participant sought ways to survive on a deserted island.