The first promotional video has been released for the upcoming anime adaptation of the Clockwork Planet light novel series. The video revealed the cast for the four main characters: Naoto Miura (voiced by Yoshino Nanjo), RyuZU (voiced by Ai Kakuma), Marie Bell Breguet (voiced by Saori Oonishi), and Vainney Halter (voiced by Kenichirou Matsuda). Xebec will be responsible for the animation, fripSide will be performing the opening theme, and Soraru will be performing the ending theme.
MyAnimeList describes the synopsis of the anime below:
“The Clockwork Planet”
One day, a black box suddenly crashed into the house of the high school dropout Naoto Miura. Inside it was a female automaton. The endless cycle of failure and success.
The world that does change and the mankind that does not change. At a time where reality and fantasy are screaming, the encounters of these two make the gears of fate move!”
The series was originally published in April 2013 and currently has four volumes out. A manga adaptation that began in 2013 is currently being published in Monthly Shounen Sirius.
Clockwork Planet will begin airing in April 2017.
You can find the video after the break!