While the home video releases having come out some time ago in North America from Viz Media, the Terraformars series is getting some new attention from Crunchyroll. The streaming service has gone back to the first series to share the music side of it and entice fans to revisit the show they enjoyed before and to tempt some new folks to check it out. The opening sequence for this series features the song “AMAZING BREAK” by TERRASPEX and the closing song with “Lightning” also by TERRASPEX.
The first season was produced at LIDEN FILMS with Hiroshi Hamasaki directing based on scripts by Shogo Yasukawa. Character designs were done by Masanori Shino while Satoshi Kimura did the secondary character design work.
The Japanese cast includes Yoshimasa Hosoya as Akari Hizamaru, Hidenobu Kiuchi as Shōkichi Komachi, Shizuka Itou as Michelle, Kaito Ishikawa as Marcos, KENN as Alex, Ai Kayano as Sheila, Daisuke Ono as Keiji Onizuka, Chiaki Takahashi as Kanako Sanjō, Aki Toyosaki as Yaeko Yanasegawa, Tomokazu Sugita as Ichirō Hiruma, Koji Yusa as Adolf Reinhard, Akira Ishida as Joseph, Unshou Ishizuka as Sylvester, Tetsuo Komura as Liu Yiwu, Ayane Sakura as Eva Frost, Kenji Akabane as Ivan Perepelkina, Romi Park as Elena Perepelkina, Toshiyuki Morikawa as Shichisei Hiruma, Tooru Nara as Alexander Asimov, Nozomi Sasaki as Hong, Hidenori Takahashi as Jet, Sayaka Ohara as Xi Chunli, Yuuki Ono as Bao Zhilan and Takahiro Fujiwara as Borgijin Dorjiberke.
Suzy Goldish and Ryan Johnston served as the ADR directors for the English dub of it. The expansive cast includes Christopher Niosi as Akari Hizamaru, Erica Lindbeck as Michelle K. Davis, Cherami Leigh as Kanako Sanjo, Cristina Vee as Eva Frost, Robbie Daymond as Marcos Eringrad Garcia, Steve Cannon as Alex Kandori Stewart, Todd Haberkorn as Joseph Gustav Newton, Peter Lurie as Narrator, Chris Smith as Shokichi Komachi, Keith Silverstein as Shichisei Hiruma, Kyle Hebert as Ko Honda, Doug Erholtz as Adolf Reinhard, Patrick Seitz as Sylvester Asimov, Max Mittelman as Keiji Onizuka, Cherami Leigh as Yuriko Minamoto, Chris Smith as Ivan Perepelkina, Chris Smith as Jet, Erica Lindbeck as Sheila Levitt, Erin Fitzgerald as Elena Perepelkina, Erin Fitzgerald as Yaeko Yanasegawa, Kyle Hebert as Liu Yiwu, Neil Kaplan as Kaiki Kouno, Peter Lurie as Jason Carlos Bourne, Todd Haberkorn as Emcee, Ben Diskin as Antonio, Ben Diskin as Fritz, Bryce Papenbrook as Enrique, Bryce Papenbrook as Hans, Cindy Robinson as Isabella R. Leon, Erica Mendez as Sandra Hoffman, Erin Fitzgerald as Sakurato Harukaze, Kate Higgins as Gina S. Asimov, Kate Higgins as Rosa Zypries, Kirk Thornton as Uaku Ericson, Max Mittelman as Johann, Bryce Papenbrook as Alexander Asimov, Stephanie Sheh as Nina Yuzik, Kirk Thornton as Rokka Hiruma, Max Mittelman as Jared Anderson, Stephanie Sheh as Erica Nakanojo, Stephanie Sheh as Joyce, Cherami Leigh as Nanao Akita, Todd Haberkorn as President Gerald Goodman, and Stephanie Sheh as Rachel.
Plot concept: The battle for humanity’s survival continues in Terraformars Revenge! In the mission to find a cure for the deadly A. E. virus plaguing Earth, the Terraformars are not the only enemy. A squad has turned on the Annex 1 crew, seeking to capture Akari Hizamuru and Michelle K. Davis by any means necessary. As the body count rises, the scattered squads struggle to survive and contact Earth for reinforcements. But can they hold the line in a battle for Mars and humanity on two fronts? In this complete second arc, alliances are shattered, friends turn to enemies, and the mystery of the hyper-evolved cockroaches grows even deeper.