MAPPA and Madhouse Reveals Visuals For ‘Takt.Op Destiny’ Anime


Japanese studios MAPPA and Madhouse released a key visual as well as a teaser for the upcoming ‘takt.op Destiny’ anime. The show is an adaptation of the hit video game ‘Takt Op. Unmei wa Akaki Senritsu no Machi o,’ a mobile RPG from Bandai Namco Arts.

According to MyAnimeList, “In the story of the anime, one day a black meteorite fell on the world, and the world completely changed. The meteorite produced grotesque monsters called D2, which started running rampant. D2 very quickly banned all music, which was the one thing able to overcome them. But there were some people who resisted the D2. They are young women who hold the power of music, the “Musicart.” These young women hold “scores” that are able to defeat the monsters. And there are also people who lead these women, the Conductor. The anime takes place in America in the year 2047, which has fallen to ruin thanks to the D2. Takt, a Conductor, is partnered with a Musicart named Unmei. Takt yeans for music to be returned to the world, and Unmei wishes to destroy the D2. Their aim is to travel to New York.”

The official Twitter account posted the visual:

Funimation said in a press release, “The show must go on…to air next month! takt op.Destiny, an original joint production from studios MAPPA (Jujutsu Kaisen) and MADHOUSE (Hunter x Hunter), revealed the anime’s main visual, along with new cast and theme song details ahead of its October 5 premiere.”

“Joining Kouki Uchiyama (Horimiya) on the cast list is Shion Wakayama (SSSS.DYNAZENON) as Destiny, Kaede Hondo (Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina) as Anna Schneider, Miku Itō (The Quintessential Quintuplets) as Titan, Satoshi Hino (Overlord) as Lenny, Inori Minase (How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom) as Heaven, Reina Ueda (Darwin’s Game) as Hell, Daisuke Namikawa (Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation) as Shindler, and Eiji Hanawa (Dragon Ball Super) as Sagan,” they said of the cast.

Funimation continued, “Yuuki Itoh (Granblue Fantasy: The Animation) will be serving as director, with Kiyoko Yoshimura (Riddle Story of Devil) on series composition, Yoshihiro Ike (Kuroko’s Basketball) as the music composer, and Reiko Nagasawa (Overlord III monster/sub-character design) as character designer with original designs by LAM. ‘takt op.Destiny’ is part of a previously announced mixed-media project produced by BANDAI NAMCO Arts and DeNA, which also includes an RPG mobile game slated for a 2021 release. Ouji Hiroi (Sakura Wars) is listed as the original creator, with conductor Hirofumi Kurita for musical research and composer Marasy as the key pianist.”

You can check out the teaser:

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