Good Smile Film has just released a trailer for the upcoming new anime series Gleipnir, as well as announced the names of some of the cast members.
The Gleipnir cast includes Natsuki Hanae (Food Wars!), Nao Tōyama (Welcome to Demon School, Iruma-kun) and Kana Hanazawa (Happy Sugar Life).
Kodansha Comics describes the plot of the Glepnir manga series like this:
Shuichi Kagaya an ordinary high school kid in a boring little town. But when a beautiful classmate is caught in a warehouse fire, he discovers a mysterious power: he can transform into a furry dog with an oversized revolver and a zipper down his back. He saves the girl’s life, sharing his secret with her. But she’s searching for the sister who killed her family, and she doesn’t care how degrading it gets: she will use Shuichi to accomplish her mission …
The Gleipnir anime series is based on Sun Takeda‘s manga of the same name.
The Gleipnir anime series is being animated by Pine Jam (Gamers!) and will be directed by Kazuhiro Yoneda (Mahou Shoujo Nante Mouiidesukara), series composition is by Shinichi Inotsume (Yona of the Dawn), with character design by Takahiro Kishida (Haikyu!!).
Natsuki Hanae will play the protagonist Shuichi Kagaya, Nao Tōyama is Kurea Aoki and Kana Hanazawa plays Erena Aoki.
Watch the Gleipnir trailer below to get an idea of just how dark this series will be.
Because yes, it is very very dark.